Tag: Australia

‘Longest serving’ meth addict jailed

October 3, 2018 | By More
‘Longest serving’ meth addict jailed

A man described as possibly the longest serving meth addict to be dealt with in the New Zealand court system has been jailed for three years for offending fuelled by his habit.

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Man found guilty of 28 child sex offences

August 21, 2018 | By More
Man found guilty of 28 child sex offences

A jury has found a 51-year-old man guilty of 28 sex offences involving five girls at the end of an 11-day Christchurch District Court trial.

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Australian deportee was ‘man alone’

May 10, 2018 | By More
Australian deportee was ‘man alone’

Ross Dylen Hunt was a man alone when he landed back in New Zealand last May after years in prison in Australia for manslaughter, says the Prisoners Aid and Rehabilitation Society.

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Close monitoring for offender sent back from Australia

May 8, 2018 | By More
Close monitoring for offender sent back from Australia

A judge has taken a grip on the life of an offender deported from Australia with a manslaughter conviction, and will keep a close watch on him for a year.

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Manslaughter offender heading back to jail

March 12, 2018 | By More
Manslaughter offender heading back to jail

An offender sent back from Australia after a manslaughter conviction for a Brisbane bashing now faces another jail term after a booze-addled incident at a vacant house in Wellington.

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Sex offender’s world continues to shrink

August 11, 2017 | By More
Sex offender’s world continues to shrink

Gustafoham Harris’ world is steadily shrinking.

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Marriage ‘victim’ asks for leniency for scammer

June 23, 2017 | By More
Marriage ‘victim’ asks for leniency for scammer

An older Wellington man has asked for leniency for the Sydney woman who scammed him out of $35,000 by offering her “sister” in a marriage contract when she was already married.

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Meth dealer had used pistol for threats

June 14, 2017 | By More
Meth dealer had used pistol for threats

A drug dealer who already has a murder conviction in Australia admitted to police that he had used a pistol to threaten people, after his arrest in Christchurch for meth dealing.

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Australian deportation policy questioned

May 31, 2017 | By More
Australian deportation policy questioned

A judge has questioned the justice of Australia’s policy of deporting offenders when a 22-year-old rapidly got himself into more trouble after being returned to New Zealand.

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Fresh warrant for woman in Australia

March 29, 2017 | By More
Fresh warrant for woman in Australia

A fresh warrant has been issued for the arrest of Simone Anne Wright, who is in Australia, and police now believe they know where she is.

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