Guy Family Statement 14 September 2012
14th September 2012
Today is yet another reminder of how one person’s actions have affected everyone in our family. The sentencing today
does not give us closure or satisfaction. It is simply a reminder that there are consequences for the decisions that
One consequence is that Ewen is no longer part of our day to day lives. He has lost our trust and has hurt us deeply and
shaken the values which our family hold dear. However the turmoil we have been through has brought our immediate family
closer together, and it is our future that we now focus on.
Our family is now challenged with building a new life. We are determined to build a future not on anger or revenge, not
on resentment or sorrow. We must build a future for our children and grandchildren on love and compassion, on truth and
We can only reiterate our heartfelt thanks to all New Zealanders for the support and caring you have shown our family,
which continues to give us strength and courage.
14 September 2012