List of offenders awarded compensation

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If you‘re a victim of an offender named in a notice of payment into the Victims’ Claims Trust Account, you may be entitled to make a claim against the money awarded to the offender.

Notice of payment into Victims’ Claims Trust Account

This is the current list of offenders that have been awarded compensation:

Kohl Douglas Gibbons

TAKE NOTICE that, pursuant to part 2 of the Prisoners’ and Victims’ Claims Act 2005, compensation awarded to Kohl Douglas Gibbons is required to be paid to the Secretary for Justice, and the surplus after deductions is to be held in Trust on behalf of Kohl Douglas Gibbons.

AND THAT on 17 September 2019, $38,933.71 was paid into the Victims’ Claims Trust Account on behalf of Kohl Douglas Gibbons. This money must be held in the Trust Account to enable any victims of Kohl Douglas Gibbons to make claims against it.

ANY PERSON that has been a victim of Kohl Douglas Gibbons, in respect of an offence for which Kohl Douglas Gibbons was convicted in a Court of New Zealand, is entitled to make a claim against the money held in the Trust Account on behalf of Kohl Douglas Gibbons. Claims by victims are not limited to the amount available in the Trust Account.

CLAIM FORMS, and information on how to make a claim, may be obtained from:

The Secretary
Victims’ Special Claims Tribunal
Private Bag 32001
WELLINGTON 6146
Ph: 04 462 6660
Fax: 04 462 6686

ALL CLAIMS must be filed on or before Monday, 30 March 2020.

Belinda Sutherland

TAKE NOTICE that, pursuant to part 2 of the Prisoners’ and Victims’ Claims Act 2005, compensation awarded to Belinda Sutherland is required to be paid to the Secretary for Justice, and the surplus after deductions is to be held in Trust on behalf of Belinda Sutherland.

AND THAT on 17 September 2019, $7,389.19 was paid into the Victims’ Claims Trust Account on behalf of Belinda Sutherland. This money must be held in the Trust Account to enable any victims of Belinda Sutherland to make claims against it.

ANY PERSON that has been a victim of Belinda Sutherland, in respect of an offence for which Belinda Sutherland was convicted in a Court of New Zealand, is entitled to make a claim against the money held in the Trust Account on behalf of Belinda Sutherland. Claims by victims are not limited to the amount available in the Trust Account.

CLAIM FORMS, and information on how to make a claim, may be obtained from:

The Secretary
Victims’ Special Claims Tribunal
Private Bag 32001
WELLINGTON 6146
Ph: 04 462 6660
Fax: 04 462 6686

ALL CLAIMS must be filed on or before Monday, 30 March 2020.

Robert Jonathan Taha

TAKE NOTICE that, pursuant to part 2 of the Prisoners’ and Victims’ Claims Act 2005, compensation awarded to Robert Jonathan Taha is required to be paid to the Secretary for Justice, and the surplus after deductions is to be held in Trust on behalf of Robert Jonathan Taha.

AND THAT on 17 September 2019, $16,595.82 was paid into the Victims’ Claims Trust Account on behalf of Robert Jonathan Taha. This money must be held in the Trust Account to enable any victims of Robert Jonathan Taha to make claims against it.

ANY PERSON that has been a victim of Robert Jonathan Taha, in respect of an offence for which Robert Jonathan Taha was convicted in a Court of New Zealand, is entitled to make a claim against the money held in the Trust Account on behalf of Robert Jonathan Taha. Claims by victims are not limited to the amount available in the Trust Account.

CLAIM FORMS, and information on how to make a claim, may be obtained from:

The Secretary
Victims’ Special Claims Tribunal
Private Bag 32001
WELLINGTON 6146
Ph: 04 462 6660
Fax: 04 462 6686

ALL CLAIMS must be filed on or before Monday, 30 March 2020.

Arthur William Taylor

TAKE NOTICE that, pursuant to part 2 of the Prisoners’ and Victims’ Claims Act 2005, compensation awarded to Arthur William Taylor is required to be paid to the Secretary for Justice, and the surplus after deductions is to be held in Trust on behalf of Arthur William Taylor.

AND THAT on 8 February 2019, $3,500.00 was paid into the Victims’ Claims Trust Account on behalf of Arthur William Taylor.  This money must be held in the Trust Account to enable any victims of Arthur William Taylor to make claims against it.

ANY PERSON that has been a victim of Arthur William Taylor, in respect of an offence for which Arthur William Taylor was convicted in a Court of New Zealand, is entitled to make a claim against the money held in the Trust Account on behalf of Arthur William Taylor. Claims by victims are not limited to the amount available in the Trust Account.

CLAIM FORMS, and information on how to make a claim, may be obtained from:

The Secretary
Victims’ Special Claims Tribunal
DX SX 11159
WELLINGTON
Ph: 04 462 6660
Fax: 04 462 6686

ALL CLAIMS must be filed on or before Wednesday 25 March 2020.

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TAKE NOTICE that, pursuant to part 2 of the Prisoners’ and Victims’ Claims Act 2005, compensation awarded to Arthur William Taylor is required to be paid to the Secretary for Justice, and the surplus after deductions is to be held in Trust on behalf of Arthur William Taylor.

AND THAT on 20 March 2019, $1,000.00 was paid into the Victims’ Claims Trust Account on behalf of Arthur William Taylor.  This money must be held in the Trust Account to enable any victims of Arthur William Taylor to make claims against it.

ANY PERSON that has been a victim of Arthur William Taylor, in respect of an offence for which Arthur William Taylor was convicted in a Court of New Zealand, is entitled to make a claim against the money held in the Trust Account on behalf of Arthur William Taylor. Claims by victims are not limited to the amount available in the Trust Account.

CLAIM FORMS, and information on how to make a claim, may be obtained from:

The Secretary
Victims’ Special Claims Tribunal
DX SX 11159
WELLINGTON
Ph: 04 462 6660
Fax: 04 462 6686

ALL CLAIMS must be filed on or before Wednesday 25 March 2020.

Nevin Whaikai Trainor

TAKE NOTICE that, pursuant to part 2 of the Prisoners’ and Victims’ Claims Act 2005, compensation awarded to Nevin Whaikai Trainor is required to be paid to the Secretary for Justice, and the surplus after deductions is to be held in Trust on behalf of Nevin Whaikai Trainor.

AND THAT on 12 September 2019, $30,220.80 was paid into the Victims’ Claims Trust Account on behalf of Nevin Whaikai Trainor. This money must be held in the Trust Account to enable any victims of Nevin Whaikai Trainor to make claims against it.

ANY PERSON that has been a victim of Nevin Whaikai Trainor, in respect of an offence for which Nevin Whaikai Trainor was convicted in a Court of New Zealand, is entitled to make a claim against the money held in the Trust Account on behalf of Nevin Whaikai Trainor. Claims by victims are not limited to the amount available in the Trust Account.

CLAIM FORMS, and information on how to make a claim, may be obtained from:

The Secretary
Victims’ Special Claims Tribunal
Private Bag 32001
WELLINGTON 6146
Ph: 04 462 6660
Fax:04 462 6686

ALL CLAIMS must be filed on or before Monday, 23 March 2020.

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Kale Alex Williams

TAKE NOTICE that, pursuant to part 2 of the Prisoners’ and Victims’ Claims Act 2005, compensation awarded to Kale Alex Williams is required to be paid to the Secretary for Justice, and the surplus after deductions is to be held in Trust on behalf of Kale Alex Williams.

AND THAT on 22 August 2019, $9,651.56 was paid into the Victims’ Claims Trust Account on behalf of Kale Alex Williams. This money must be held in the Trust Account to enable any victims of Kale Alex Williams to make claims against it.

ANY PERSON that has been a victim of Kale Alex Williams, in respect of an offence for which Kale Alex Williams was convicted in a Court of New Zealand, is entitled to make a claim against the money held in the Trust Account on behalf of Kale Alex Williams. Claims by victims are not limited to the amount available in the Trust Account.

CLAIM FORMS, and information on how to make a claim, may be obtained from:

The Secretary
Victims’ Special Claims Tribunal
Private Bag 32001
WELLINGTON 6146
Ph: 04 462 6660
Fax: 04 462 6686

ALL CLAIMS must be filed on or before Monday, 2 March 2020.

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Eugene Corey Te Amo

TAKE NOTICE that, pursuant to part 2 of the Prisoners’ and Victims’ Claims Act 2005, compensation awarded to Eugene Corey Te Amo is required to be paid to the Secretary for Justice, and the surplus after deductions is to be held in Trust on behalf of Eugene Corey Te Amo.

AND THAT on 24 July 2019, $28,424.38 was paid into the Victims’ Claims Trust Account on behalf of Eugene Corey Te Amo. This money must be held in the Trust Account to enable any victims of Eugene Corey Te Amo to make claims against it.

ANY PERSON that has been a victim of Eugene Corey Te Amo, in respect of an offence for which Eugene Corey Te Amo was convicted in a Court of New Zealand, is entitled to make a claim against the money held in the Trust Account on behalf of Eugene Corey Te Amo. Claims by victims are not limited to the amount available in the Trust Account.

CLAIM FORMS, and information on how to make a claim, may be obtained from:

The Secretary
Victims’ Special Claims Tribunal
Private Bag 32001
WELLINGTON 6146
Ph: 04 462 6660
Fax: 04 462 6686

ALL CLAIMS must be filed on or before Monday, 24 February 2020.

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Michael Edwin Preston

TAKE NOTICE that, pursuant to part 2 of the Prisoners’ and Victims’ Claims Act 2005, compensation awarded to Michael Edwin Preston is required to be paid to the Secretary for Justice, and the surplus after deductions is to be held in Trust on behalf of Michael Edwin Preston.

AND THAT on 24 July 2019, $1,500.00 was paid into the Victims’ Claims Trust Account on behalf of Michael Edwin Preston. This money must be held in the Trust Account to enable any victims of Michael Edwin Preston to make claims against it.

ANY PERSON that has been a victim of Michael Edwin Preston, in respect of an offence for which Michael Edwin Preston was convicted in a Court of New Zealand, is entitled to make a claim against the money held in the Trust Account on behalf of Michael Edwin Preston. Claims by victims are not limited to the amount available in the Trust Account.

CLAIM FORMS, and information on how to make a claim, may be obtained from:

The Secretary
Victims’ Special Claims Tribunal
Private Bag 32001
WELLINGTON 6146
Ph: 04 462 6660
Fax: 04 462 6686

ALL CLAIMS must be filed on or before Monday, 3 February 2020.

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Lena Ruwhiu

TAKE NOTICE that, pursuant to part 2 of the Prisoners’ and Victims’ Claims Act 2005, compensation awarded to Lena Ruwhiu is required to be paid to the Secretary for Justice, and the surplus after deductions is to be held in Trust on behalf of Lena Ruwhiu.

AND THAT on 27 June 2019, $1,000.00 was paid into the Victims’ Claims Trust Account on behalf of Lena Ruwhiu. This money must be held in the Trust Account to enable any victims of Lena Ruwhiu to make claims against it.

ANY PERSON that has been a victim of Lena Ruwhiu, in respect of an offence for which Lena Ruwhiu was convicted in a Court of New Zealand, is entitled to make a claim against the money held in the Trust Account on behalf of Lena Ruwhiu. Claims by victims are not limited to the amount available in the Trust Account.

CLAIM FORMS, and information on how to make a claim, may be obtained from:

The Secretary
Victims’ Special Claims Tribunal
Private Bag 32001
WELLINGTON 6146
Ph: 04 462 6660
Fax: 04 462 6686 

ALL CLAIMS must be filed on or before Monday, 13 January 2020.

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Richard Dallas Tuhoro

TAKE NOTICE that, pursuant to part 2 of the Prisoners’ and Victims’ Claims Act 2005, compensation awarded to Richard Dallas Tuhoro is required to be paid to the Secretary for Justice, and the surplus after deductions is to be held in Trust on behalf of Richard Dallas Tuhoro.

AND THAT on 29 May 2019, $4,000.00 was paid into the Victims’ Claims Trust Account on behalf of Richard Dallas Tuhoro.  This money must be held in the Trust Account to enable any victims of Richard Dallas Tuhoro to make claims against it.

ANY PERSON that has been a victim of Richard Dallas Tuhoro, in respect of an offence for which Richard Dallas Tuhoro was convicted in a Court of New Zealand, is entitled to make a claim against the money held in the Trust Account on behalf of Richard Dallas Ruhoro. Claims by victims are not limited to the amount available in the Trust Account.

CLAIM FORMS, and information on how to make a claim, may be obtained from:

The Secretary
Victims’ Special Claims Tribunal
Private Bag 32001
WELLINGTON 6146
Ph: 04 462 6660
Fax: 04 462 6686  

ALL CLAIMS must be filed on or before 8 December 2019.

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Andre Mark McLeod aka Andre Mark McCleod

TAKE NOTICE that, pursuant to part 2 of the Prisoners’ and Victims’ Claims Act 2005, compensation awarded to Andre Mark McLeod aka Andre Mark McCleod is required to be paid to the Secretary for Justice, and the surplus after deductions is to be held in Trust on behalf of Andre Mark McLeod aka Andre Mark McCleod.

AND THAT on 21 May 2019, $11,734.50 was paid into the Victims’ Claims Trust Account on behalf of Andre Mark McLeod aka Andre Mark McCleod. This money must be held in the Trust Account to enable any victims of Andre Mark McLeod aka Andre Mark McCleod to make claims against it.

ANY PERSON that has been a victim of Andre Mark McLeod aka Andre Mark McCleod, in respect of an offence for which Andre Mark McLeod aka Andre Mark McCleod was convicted in a Court of New Zealand, is entitled to make a claim against the money held in the Trust Account on behalf of Andre Mark McLeod aka Andre Mark McCleod. Claims by victims are not limited to the amount available in the Trust Account.

CLAIM FORMS, and information on how to make a claim, may be obtained from:

The Secretary
Victims’ Special Claims Tribunal
Private Bag 32001
WELLINGTON 6146
Ph: 04 462 6660
Fax: 04 462 6686  

ALL CLAIMS must be filed on or before Monday, 2 December 2019.

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Shane William Pritchard

TAKE NOTICE that, pursuant to part 2 of the Prisoners’ and Victims’ Claims Act 2005, compensation awarded to Shane William Pritchard is required to be paid to the Secretary for Justice, and the surplus after deductions is to be held in Trust on behalf of Shane William Pritchard.

AND THAT on 21 May 2019, $15,985.70 was paid into the Victims’ Claims Trust Account on behalf of Shane William Pritchard. This money must be held in the Trust Account to enable any victims of Shane William Pritchard to make claims against it.

ANY PERSON that has been a victim of Shane William Pritchard, in respect of an offence for which Shane William Pritchard was convicted in a Court of New Zealand, is entitled to make a claim against the money held in the Trust Account on behalf of Shane William Pritchard. Claims by victims are not limited to the amount available in the Trust Account.

CLAIM FORMS, and information on how to make a claim, may be obtained from:

The Secretary
Victims’ Special Claims Tribunal
Private Bag 32001
WELLINGTON 6146
Ph: 04 462 6660
Fax: 04 462 6686 

ALL CLAIMS must be filed on or before Monday, 2 December 2019.

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Bevan John Kelly

TAKE NOTICE that, pursuant to part 2 of the Prisoners’ and Victims’ Claims Act 2005, compensation awarded to Bevan John Kelly is required to be paid to the Secretary for Justice, and the surplus after deductions is to be held in Trust on behalf of Bevan John Kelly.

AND THAT on 17 May 2019, $4,333.00 was paid into the Victims’ Claims Trust Account on behalf of Bevan John Kelly. This money must be held in the Trust Account to enable any victims of Bevan John Kelly to make claims against it.

ANY PERSON that has been a victim of Bevan John Kelly, in respect of an offence for which Bevan John Kelly was convicted in a Court of New Zealand, is entitled to make a claim against the money held in the Trust Account on behalf of Bevan John Kelly. Claims by victims are not limited to the amount available in the Trust Account.

CLAIM FORMS, and information on how to make a claim, may be obtained from:

The Secretary
Victims’ Special Claims Tribunal
Private Bag 32001
WELLINGTON 6146
Ph: 04 462 6660
Fax: 04 462 6686

ALL CLAIMS must be filed on or before Monday, 25 November 2019.

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Quentin Denver Abbott

TAKE NOTICE that, pursuant to part 2 of the Prisoners’ and Victims’ Claims Act 2005, compensation awarded to Quentin Denver Abbott is required to be paid to the Secretary for Justice, and the surplus after deductions is to be held in Trust on behalf of Quentin Denver Abbott.

AND THAT on 1 April 2019, $15,590.85 was paid into the Victims’ Claims Trust Account on behalf of Quentin Denver Abbott. This money must be held in the Trust Account to enable any victims of Quentin Denver Abbott to make claims against it.

ANY PERSON that has been a victim of Quentin Denver Abbott, in respect of an offence for which Quentin Denver Abbott was convicted in a Court of New Zealand, is entitled to make a claim against the money held in the Trust Account on behalf of Quentin Denver Abbott. Claims by victims are not limited to the amount available in the Trust Account.

CLAIM FORMS, and information on how to make a claim, may be obtained from:

The Secretary
Victims’ Special Claims Tribunal
DX SX 11159
WELLINGTON
Ph: 04 462 6660
Fax: 04 462 6686

ALL CLAIMS must be filed on or before 20 October 2019.

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Reese Dawson Prosser

TAKE NOTICE that, pursuant to part 2 of the Prisoners’ and Victims’ Claims Act 2005, compensation awarded to Reese Dawson Prosser is required to be paid to the Secretary for Justice, and the surplus after deductions is to be held in Trust on behalf of Reese Dawson Prosser.

AND THAT on 11 April 2019, $19,053.14 was paid into the Victims’ Claims Trust Account on behalf of Reese Dawson Prosser. This money must be held in the Trust Account to enable any victims of Reese Dawson Prosser to make claims against it.

ANY PERSON that has been a victim of Reese Dawson Prosser, in respect of an offence for which Reese Dawson Prosser was convicted in a Court of New Zealand, is entitled to make a claim against the money held in the Trust Account on behalf of Reese Dawson Prosser. Claims by victims are not limited to the amount available in the Trust Account.

CLAIM FORMS, and information on how to make a claim, may be obtained from:

The Secretary
Victims’ Special Claims Tribunal
DX SX 11159
WELLINGTON
Ph: 04 462 6660
Fax: 04 462 6686

ALL CLAIMS must be filed on or before 20 October 2019.

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James Cameron White

TAKE NOTICE that, pursuant to part 2 of the Prisoners’ and Victims’ Claims Act 2005, compensation awarded to James Cameron White is required to be paid to the Secretary for Justice, and the surplus after deductions is to be held in Trust on behalf of James Cameron White.

AND THAT on 11 April 2019, $34,231.05 was paid into the Victims’ Claims Trust Account on behalf of James Cameron White. This money must be held in the Trust Account to enable any victims of James Cameron White to make claims against it.

ANY PERSON that has been a victim of James Cameron White, in respect of an offence for which James Cameron White was convicted in a Court of New Zealand, is entitled to make a claim against the money held in the Trust Account on behalf of James Cameron White. Claims by victims are not limited to the amount available in the Trust Account.

CLAIM FORMS, and information on how to make a claim, may be obtained from:

The Secretary
Victims’ Special Claims Tribunal
DX SX 11159
WELLINGTON
Ph: 04 462 6660
Fax: 04 462 6686

ALL CLAIMS must be filed on or before 20 October 2019.

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Perry Ngawaka Bristow

TAKE NOTICE that, pursuant to part 2 of the Prisoners’ and Victims’ Claims Act 2005, compensation awarded to Perry Ngawaka Bristow is required to be paid to the Secretary for Justice, and the surplus after deductions is to be held in Trust on behalf of Perry Ngawaka Bristow.

AND THAT on 18 April 2019, $37,500.00 was paid into the Victims’ Claims Trust Account on behalf of Perry Ngawaka Bristow. This money must be held in the Trust Account to enable any victims of Perry Ngawaka Bristow to make claims against it.

ANY PERSON that has been a victim of Perry Ngawaka Bristow, in respect of an offence for which Perry Ngawaka Bristow was convicted in a Court of New Zealand, is entitled to make a claim against the money held in the Trust Account on behalf of Perry Ngawaka Bristow. Claims by victims are not limited to the amount available in the Trust Account.

CLAIM FORMS, and information on how to make a claim, may be obtained from:

The Secretary
Victims’ Special Claims Tribunal
Private Bag 32001
WELLINGTON 6146
Ph: 04 462 6660
Fax: 04 462 6686

ALL CLAIMS must be filed on or before Monday, 4 November 2019.

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Scott Eric Cowgill

TAKE NOTICE that, pursuant to part 2 of the Prisoners’ and Victims’ Claims Act 2005, compensation awarded to Scott Eric Cowgill is required to be paid to the Secretary for Justice, and the surplus after deductions is to be held in Trust on behalf of Scott Eric Cowgill.

AND THAT on 11 April 2019, $24,192.00 was paid into the Victims’ Claims Trust Account on behalf of Scott Eric Cowgill. This money must be held in the Trust Account to enable any victims of Scott Eric Cowgill to make claims against it.

ANY PERSON that has been a victim of Scott Eric Cowgill, in respect of an offence for which Scott Eric Cowgill was convicted in a Court of New Zealand, is entitled to make a claim against the money held in the Trust Account on behalf of Scott Eric Cowgill. Claims by victims are not limited to the amount available in the Trust Account.

CLAIM FORMS, and information on how to make a claim, may be obtained from:

The Secretary
Victims’ Special Claims Tribunal
Private Bag 32001
WELLINGTON 6146
Ph: 04 462 6660
Fax: 04 462 6686

ALL CLAIMS must be filed on or before Monday, 21 October 2019.

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Notice of end of process for making and determining victims’ claims

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Daryl Hetet

TAKE NOTICE that, pursuant to part 2, (subpart2) of the Prisoners’ and Victims’ Claims Act 2005 (“the Act”), compensation awarded to Daryl Hetet was paid to the Secretary for Justice on 23 July 2018, and the surplus, was paid into the Victims’ Claims Trust Account on 25 July 2018 on behalf of Daryl Hetet to enable any victims of that offender to make claims against it.

AND THAT on 18 August 2018, notice was given by publication in the daily newspapers in Auckland, Hamilton, Wellington, Christchurch and Dunedin and on 17 August 2018 on the website of the Ministry of Justice, of the sum of money paid into the Trust Account, and the entitlement of Victims of the offender to claim against this money and the manner to do so.

UNDER section 32(1)(b) of the Act, the Secretary for Justice has now paid out all of the money held in the Trust Account on behalf of Daryl Hetet.

FURTHER queries should be directed to:

The Secretary
Victims’ Special Claims Tribunal
Private Bag 32001
WELLINGTON 6146
Ph: 04 462 6713
Fax: 04 462 6686

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