INDEPENDENT NEWS

Kaitaia man pleading guilty to sexual offence charges

Published: Wed 22 Aug 2012 04:04 PM
Northland District Headquarters
Walton Plaza, Whangarei
August 22, 2012
Kaitaia man pleading guilty to sexual offence charges
Police are continuing investigations into the sexual offending by the former deputy principal of Pamapuria School near Kaitaia.
At the Kaitaia District Court today 37-year-old James Parker pleaded guilty to 49 sexual offence charges.
These included: 16 charges of an indecent act on boy aged under 12; 24 charges of indecent assault on boy aged 12 - 16; four charges of sexual connection with child aged under 12; and five charges of sexual connection with young person aged 12 - 16.
Detective Senior Sergeant Kevin Burke says although Mr Parker has pleaded guilty to these charges there is still an ongoing police investigation.
As part of the investigation police have set up a dedicated 0800 number.
"Should any member of the public have information that may assist with the investigation we ask that they call 0800 900 502," says Mr Burke.
ENDS

Next in New Zealand politics

On National Being Shafted By Its Own Creation
By: Gordon Campbell
Green Party: 'Fruitful discussions ... further discussions to have'
By: RNZ
No changes to border exemptions after fishing crew test Covid-19 positive
By: RNZ
Labour-led Government Has Mandate For Transformation, Equality And Transparency
By: Public Service Association
New Report Shows Significant Changes To New Zealand’s Climate
By: Statistics New Zealand
Judith Collins: Obese people must take responsibility for 'personal choices'
By: RNZ
Poll Reveals Tamihere On Cusp Of Historic Māori Movement Election Victory
By: The Maori Party
On Four-year Terms Of Parliament, And On How The US Courts Are Dismantling Democracy
By: Gordon Campbell
The NZ election saw record vote volatility — what does that mean for the next Labour government?
By: The Conversation
Election Night Results For The 2020 General Election
By: Electoral Commission
On Why The Greens Shouldn’t Join The Government
By: Gordon Campbell
A Government For All NZ Must Be Diverse - Greens Co-Leader
By: RNZ
Government Will Be Formed 'Within The Next Two To Three Weeks' - Jacinda Ardern
By: RNZ
Election Delivers High Expectations For Working People
By: E tu
Businesses Need Predictability And Acceleration
By: Canterbury Employers Chamber of Commerce
View as: DESKTOP | MOBILE © Scoop Media