Pursuant to sections 42 (1) (a), 42 (2) (a), 42 (3) and 48A of the Nurses Act 1977, the Nursing Council of New Zealand ("the council"), in a decision dated 4 May 2004, ordered
that the name Gary John Michael Moore, registered comprehensive nurse, be removed from the Register of Comprehensive Nurses following conviction on 23 February 2003 in the Wanganui High Court, of 11 serious sexual crimes pursuant to sections 128 (1) (a) and (b), 129 and 133 (1) (a) and (c) of the Crimes Act 1961.
Gary John Michael Moore was sentenced to 12 years' imprisonment.
In exercising its disciplinary powers, the council also ordered that Gary John Michael Moore pay $1,780.00 towards the costs and expenses of and incidental to the council inquiry, and that a notice stating the effect of
the orders be published in the New Zealand Gazette, Kai Tiaki: Nursing New Zealand, the Nursing Review, the council's newsletter and made available to accredited members of the media upon request.
MARION CLARK, Registrar.