Kaitaia (New Zealand)

Type: City
Name: Kaitaia (New Zealand)
Country: New Zealand
Latitude: -35.119999
Longitude: 173.270004
population: 5,237
First reported Sep 16 2014 - Updated Sep 16 2014 - 1 reports

Auckland Council wages continue to rise

The  New Zealand Herald  revealed yesterday that almost 1,800 of the Auckland Council's staff earn more than $100,000.Put it this way - Auckland Council employs 11,000 people, as many people as live in Hawera. Five thousand of those employees earn less ... [Published 3 News - Sep 16 2014]
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated Sep 15 2014 - 1 reports

Charity comes full circle with Japha award

Adriana Avendano Christie and Gabriel Acuna-Caruajal at work in their pallet furniture factory which employs refugees. Photo / Dean PurcellA young Colombian couple have started a social enterprise with disadvantaged New Zealanders as a way to thank this ... [Published New Zealand Herald - Sep 15 2014]
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated Sep 15 2014 - 1 reports

Kiwi Travel Lodge Owner Held For Drugged Sex Abuse And Its Filming: Victims Are Backpackers From All Over The World

A shocking case of a travel lodge owner drugging the inmates in his hostel and filming his sexual acts on them, has been reported from New Zealand. The hostel owner has been arrested by the police. The victims were young male backpackers from various ... [Published International Business Times Australia - Sep 15 2014]
First reported Sep 12 2014 - Updated Sep 13 2014 - 2 reports

Kaitaia backpacker case: More possible victims

News of Michael Harris's arrest has spread quickly, both here and abroad. Photo / APNPolice say a further four possible male victims have made contact with them following the arrest of Kaitaia backpacker lodge owner Michael Harris.Detective Senior Sergeant ... [Published New Zealand Herald - Sep 13 2014]
First reported Sep 12 2014 - Updated Sep 12 2014 - 1 reports

Far North stunned at lodge owner's charges

Kaitaia Main Street Lodge |People in the Far North are both stunned and suspicious at the news a respected local man is facing charges of indecent assault.Kaitaia Main Street Lodge owner Michael Harris has been arrested on charges of drugging and indecently ... [Published Newstalk ZB - Sep 12 2014]
First reported Sep 12 2014 - Updated Sep 12 2014 - 1 reports

Young Men Allegedly Drugged, Assaulted at New Zealand Hostel

Police want recent guests to the Main Street Lodge in northern New Zealand to contact them.The 56-year-old owner of a lodge in northern New Zealand was arrested after being accused of drugging, sexually assaulting, and filming at least 16 male backpackers ... [Published Outtraveler.com - Sep 12 2014]
First reported Sep 12 2014 - Updated Sep 12 2014 - 1 reports

New Zealand hostel owner accused of molesting sixteen male guests, videotaping attacks

Like and/or Share This Article: [embedded content]New Zealand – A hostel owner has been accused of drugging and sexually assaulting sixteen of his male guests inside his hostel in a New Zealand North Island town.He then allegedly filmed each of these ... [Published Kicker Daily News - Sep 12 2014]
First reported Sep 11 2014 - Updated Sep 12 2014 - 9 reports

Sex fiend probe casts cloud over pleasant NZ tourist town

Monstrous sex charges, relating to crimes allegedly committed against overseas tourists, are threatening the tranquillity of the sleepy town of Kaitaia in the far north of New Zealand’s North Island.New Zealand’s northernmost town and the largest settlement ... [Published EGlobal Travel Media - Sep 12 2014]
First reported Sep 11 2014 - Updated Sep 11 2014 - 1 reports

Police hear from at least 20 people after allegations of sex assault

Obama sets out strategy to combat IS Thursday 11th September 2014President Barack Obama says the United States would not hesitate to attack Islamic State in Syria and Iraq, and would allow “no safe haven” to the militant group.“I can announce that America ... [Published The Wireless - Sep 11 2014]
First reported Sep 10 2014 - Updated Sep 11 2014 - 7 reports

New Zealand: Hostel Owner Filmed Himself Drugging and Abusing Guests

Harris is alleged to have drugged his guests and filmed himself sexually assaulting them.The owner of a hostel for backpackers in New Zealand is alleged to have drugged and sexually assaulted young male guests, and filmed the attacks, police have rep ... [Published International Business Times UK - Sep 10 2014]
First reported Sep 10 2014 - Updated Sep 10 2014 - 1 reports

Clutha puts itself on tourists' maps

Visitors to any one of New Zealand's 81 tourismi-Site offices this summer will see Clutha as a holidaydestination, for the first time.From the scenic Catlins to historic Lawrence, Clutha has beenmissing from New Zealand tourism information until now.Clutha ... [Published Otago Daily Times - Sep 10 2014]
First reported Sep 10 2014 - Updated Sep 10 2014 - 1 reports

Mr Whippy dumped from games

The owners of a Tauranga MrWhippy van are feeling betrayed after being dumped from the2014 NZCT Aims Games after 10 years of partnership.Ann Wade-French and Ross Killoh have been pulling up atmatches and venues since the games started but have lost t ... [Published Otago Daily Times - Sep 10 2014]

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"Instead of helping indigenous people in South America, we thought, why not help people here in New Zealand establish a business?"
"We also have Interpol that has the right contacts in all the right countries" he says
"These victims are unlikely to know that something has happened to them, although they may have suspicions" Sergeant Rhys Johnston told local media
"He was very conscientious, very concerned about the community. He wasn't just here to provide accommodation and put people on tours and grab the money. He was interested in people, he looked out for people."

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Auckland Council wages continue to rise [Published 3 News - Sep 16 2014]
Charity comes full circle with Japha award [Published New Zealand Herald - Sep 15 2014]
Kiwi Travel Lodge Owner Held For Drugged Sex Ab... [Published International Business Times Australia - Sep 15 2014]
Kaitaia backpacker case: More possible victims [Published New Zealand Herald - Sep 13 2014]
Far North stunned at lodge owner's charges [Published Newstalk ZB - Sep 12 2014]
Young Men Allegedly Drugged, Assaulted at New Z... [Published Outtraveler.com - Sep 12 2014]
Locals: 'I just can't believe it' [Published New Zealand Herald - Sep 12 2014]
New Zealand hostel owner accused of molesting s... [Published Kicker Daily News - Sep 12 2014]
Sex fiend probe casts cloud over pleasant NZ to... [Published EGlobal Travel Media - Sep 12 2014]
Northland candidates talk about a stronger economy [Published Northern Advocate - Sep 12 2014]
New Zealand Police Believe Lodge Owner Facing S... [Published International Business Times Australia - Sep 12 2014]
Possible victims come forward [Published New Zealand Herald - Sep 11 2014]
Support for alleged backpacker victims [Published Radio New Zealand - Sep 11 2014]
Police hear from at least 20 people after alleg... [Published The Wireless - Sep 11 2014]
New Zealand hostel owner drugs and sexually ass... [Published Electric New Paper - Sep 11 2014]
Police appeal to backpackers over druggings, as... [Published ABC Online - Sep 11 2014]
NZ abuse case: More possible victims [Published BBC - Sep 11 2014]
Concerned tourists call police [Published Marlborough Express - Sep 11 2014]
More victims possible after Kaitaia arrest [Published MSN New Zealand - Sep 11 2014]
New Zealand: Hostel Owner Filmed Himself Druggi... [Published International Business Times UK - Sep 10 2014]
New Zealand hostel owner drugged, molested 16 b... [Published New York Daily News - Sep 10 2014]
Candidates back the adding of value to exports [Published Northern Advocate - Sep 10 2014]
Clutha puts itself on tourists' maps [Published Otago Daily Times - Sep 10 2014]
Hostel owner "filmed himself abusing tourists" [Published Newstalk - Sep 10 2014]
Hostel Owner 'Filmed Himself Abusing Tourists' [Published NewsRT.co.uk - Sep 10 2014]
Video Hostel Owner 'Filmed Himself Abusing Tour... [Published Heart Radio - Sep 10 2014]
Owner of backpackers hostel accused of drugging... [Published Mail Online UK - Sep 10 2014]
New Zealander charged with sex assaults on drug... [Published Yahoo Philippines News - Sep 10 2014]
Mr Whippy dumped from games [Published Otago Daily Times - Sep 10 2014]
Pooling resources [Published stuff.co.nz - Sep 09 2014]
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