Police allege the rape and sexual assault of a young New Plymouth woman by two men was filmed by a third person.
Two 18-year-old New Plymouth men have been arrested and charged with the rape of a 17-year-old woman.
Both men are also facing charges of rape, of unlawful sexual connection, and indecent assault.
A third 18-year-old man has also been charged with making an intimate visual recording in relation to this incident.
Central District manager of criminal investigations, Detective Inspector Chris Bensemann said the woman and men were at a small social gathering last Friday night when the incident took place.
"She has then made a complaint to police and we have launched an investigation," he said.
"We have spoken to a number of people and we are not looking for anyone else in relation to this incident."
The men charged with rape and other offences both appeared before the New Plymouth District Court yesterday afternoon and were released on strict bail conditions.
The man charged with making an intimate visual recording will appear in court later this week.
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