A man who has been on the run for almost two weeks for the police has appeared in the Hutt Valley District Court on charges of assault and kidnapping.
The man, who has suppressed the name, would have sexually assaulted a woman in her Waterloo house on 27 July.
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He is confronted with accusations of unlawful sexual connection, abduction with the intention of sexual connection and burglary with a weapon.
After fleeing from the scene, the man was found in the Waikato city of Matamata on 10 August when the police carried out a bail check at an unrelated address.
Officers saw his vehicle, which she associated with the assault in Lower Hutt and he was arrested without incident.