Local Govt | National News Video | Parliament Headlines | Politics Headlines | Search

 


Charges laid against deputy school principal

Northland District Headquarters
Walton Plaza, Whangärei
Monday November 12, 2012

Police have laid further charges against 37-year-old James Parker, the former deputy school principal, who pleaded guilty in August to 49 sexual offences involving young children.

Parker is facing 23 charges, including: eight charges of an indecent act on a boy aged under 12 years; four charges of an indecent act on a boy aged between 12 and 16 years; one of an indecent assault on a boy aged under 12 years; four charges of indecent assault on a boy aged between 12 and 16 years; one charge of indecent assault on a boy aged between 12 and 16 (laid under section 140A of the Crimes Act 1961) ; one charge of indecent assault on a boy aged under 16 (laid under section 140A of the Crimes Act 1961); and four charges of sexual violation.

The charges involve a further eight victims and the majority of them cover the period from 2006 to 2012. The two charges laid under section 140A of the Crimes Act 1961 relate to offences in 1999.

Parker will be appearing on those charges in the Kaitaia District Court on Thursday November 15.

ENDS

© Scoop Media

 
 
 
 
 
Parliament Headlines | Politics Headlines | Regional Headlines

 

PARLIAMENT TODAY:

Midwives On Pay Equity: Historic Bill Of Rights Case For High Court

“We have been left with no choice.” That from Karen Guilliland, the Chief Executive of the New Zealand College of Midwives, as the organisation prepares to file a pay parity discrimination case on the basis of gender under the NZ Bill of Rights Act in the High Court. More>>

ALSO:

Gordon Campbell: On The Children’s Commission Report On CYF

Accusing the overworked and underfunded staff at Child, Youth and Family of a “dump and run culture of neglect” is the kind of luxury that a Children’s Commissioner can afford to indulge in from his own comfy perch in the bureaucracy. More>>

ALSO:

Mt Eden Prison: Serco Inquiry Extended

A two month delay to the Government investigation into prison fight clubs shows the extent of problems within the Serco circus, says Labour’s Corrections spokesperson Kelvin Davis. More>>

ALSO:

Health And Safety: Late Addition Of National Security Provisions A Concern

The New Zealand Law Society has expressed its significant concerns at the last-minute addition to the Health and Safety Reform Bill of provisions for a closed material procedure for court proceedings where national security is involved. More>>

ALSO:

Rugby And Beer: World Cup Alcohol Bill Passes

ACT MP David Seymour’s Sale and Supply of Alcohol (Extended licensing hours during Rugby World Cup) Bill completed its third reading by 99 to 21... More>>

ALSO:

Get More From Scoop

 

LATEST HEADLINES

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Regional
Search Scoop  
 
 
Powered by Vodafone
NZ independent news