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Police hunt locates convicted rapist

NZ NewswireNZ Newswire 16/08/2016

A man convicted of sex crimes has been found by police after he allegedly breached his parole conditions.

Nigel Robert Gately, 48, was found in Nelson on Wednesday night and taken into custody.

Gately has convictions for rape, assault with intent commit rape and abduction for sex.

Christchurch police said earlier that they believed Gately left the city on Tuesday and was seen in the town of Kaikoura about 3am on Wednesday.

According to the Parole Board, Gately was prohibited from leaving the Christchurch area, contacting his victims, or having alcohol or drugs, and had to be electronically monitored.

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