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Media Releases

04
Feb

Old Age Saves a Child Predator from Jail

The Sensible Sentencing Trust (SST) is outraged by a sentence handed down to Geoffrey Trethewey, who was convicted of 42 counts of indecent assault and sexual violation, attempted rape and […]

21
Jan

SST commends Corrections Minister

The Sensible Sentencing Trust (SST) wants to commended the actions of Corrections Minister Anne Tolley for introducing a new law that will change the the supervision orders (ESOs) beyond their […]

15
Jan

SST Launches New Website and Offender Databases

The Sensible Sentencing Trust (SST) is excited to announce the launch of the its new website www.sst.org.nz. The website also contains the recently updated Offender Database, where the general public […]

13
Jan

SST Welcomes Members Bill

The Sensible Sentencing Trust (SST) applauds Northland MP, Mike Sabin’s, Members Bill that would allow guardians of young offenders having bail conditions such as alcohol bans and having to reside […]

07
Jan

Packer sentence not enough!

The Sensible Sentencing Trust say the 2 year imprisonment sentence imposed on Russell Packer is not enough and should be increased by the Court of Appeal. Trust Spokesman Garth McVicar […]

10
Dec

Rest in Peace Patricia Perkins

It is with much sadness and respect that the Sensible Sentencing Trust acknowledges the passing of Patricia Perkins in Dunedin on Monday. Mrs Perkins has been a campaigner for changes […]

09
Dec

SST Christmas Card Offer.

Please Share this with your friends and family. 50% of sales goes directly to Sensible Sentencing Trust. You are able to personalise these Christmas Cards with you own picture, logo […]

22
Nov

We’re Putting The Politicians On Trial

David Ball robbed in broad daylight by an 11 year old boy outside the New Brighton library, a charity collection box  stolen in the Mall. What’s happening to our community? Your […]

08
Nov

Insanity Acquittals An Insult To Victims

Stephen Whittaker escaped conviction for murder earlier this week having been found not guilty of the offence by reason of insanity. Whittaker, who has changed his name to Scipio, stabbed […]

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