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Event Type Human Trafficking Court Cases  Date Time 2021-04-27 22:04:00 
Country NZ  City Napier 
Latitude -39.511  Longitude 176.876 
URL https://www.stuff.co.nz/national/crime/124963843/slaver-appeals-sentence-and-conviction-in-new-zealands-first-slave-case     
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[stuff.co.nz] NEW ZEALAND - Slaver Appeals Sentence And Conviction In New Zealands First Slave Case

"How slavery is defined has been the basis of a hearing in the Court of Appeal for the first man in New Zealand sentenced for using someone as a slave.

Joseph Auga Matamata,? 66, was sentenced to 11 years last year by Justice Helen Cull in the High Court at Napier after being found guilty after a jury trial in March of 10 charges of trafficking people and 13 charges of dealing in slaves."

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