Take notice that, pursuant to part 2, (subpart 2) of the Prisoners’ and Victims’ Claims Act 2005 (“Act”), compensation awarded to Rawiri David Wereta was paid to the Secretary for Justice on 26 February 2020, and the surplus, was paid into the Victims’ Claims Trust Account on 28 February 2020 on behalf of Rawiri David Wereta to enable any victims of that offender to make claims against it.
And that on 7 March 2020, notice was given by publication in the daily newspapers in Auckland, Hamilton, Wellington, Christchurch and Dunedin and on 6 March 2020 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 Rawiri David Wereta.
Further queries should be directed to: The Secretary, Victims’ Special Claims Tribunal, DX SX11159, Wellington. Phone: (04) 462 6660. Fax: (04) 462 6686.