Parengarenga 3G Trust

Parengarenga 3G Trust
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A former trustee of the Parengarenga 3G Trust, Stephen James Henare, has been sentenced to five years and two months' imprisonment. Mr Henare's sister and also a former trustee of the P3G Trust, Margaret Dixon, pleaded guilty and was sentenced in 2018 to defrauding the trust that manages a commercial forest. To view our latest media release regarding this case, please click here.  

  • Stephen Henare sentenced to five years and two months' imprisonment at the High Court in Auckland on 28 August.

  • Stephen Henare pleads guilty to five counts of ‘Theft by person in special relationship’ and one count of 'Attempting to pervert the course of justice' on 23 May. 

  • Jury trial of Stephen Henare scheduled to commence at High Court in Auckland on 20 May.

  • Margaret Dixon sentenced to 12 months’ home detention and ordered to $5000 in reparation.

  • Stephen Henare due to appear in the Auckland District Court for a case review hearing on 23 May.

  • Margaret Dixon pleads guilty to three representative charges of ‘Theft by person in special relationship’ under the Crimes Act at the Auckland District Court.

  • Stephen Henare and Margaret Dixon charged with 'Theft by person in special relationship'. Ms Dixon yet to make first appearance in the Auckland District Court.

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