List of offenders awarded compensation U-Z

If you‘re a victim of an offender named in a notice of payment into the Victims’ Claims Trust Account, you may be entitled to make a claim against the money awarded to the offender.

Notice of end of process for making and determining victims’ claims

Notice of payment into Victims’ Claims Trust Account

This is the current list of offenders that have been awarded compensation - surnames U-Z:

Katoanga Vea

TAKE NOTICE that, pursuant to part 2 of the Prisoners’ and Victims’ Claims Act 2005, compensation awarded to Katoanga Vea is required to be paid to the Secretary for Justice, and the surplus after deductions is to be held in Trust on behalf of Katoanga Vea.

AND THAT on 10 June 2020, $20,000.00 was paid into the Victims’ Claims Trust Account on behalf of Katoanga Vea. This money must be held in the Trust Account to enable any victims of Katoanga Vea to make claims against it.

ANY PERSON that has been a victim of Katoanga Vea, in respect of an offence for which Katoanga Vea was convicted in a Court of New Zealand, is entitled to make a claim against the money held in the Trust Account on behalf of Katoanga Vea.

Claims by victims are not limited to the amount available in the Trust Account.

CLAIM FORMS, and information on how to make a claim, may be obtained from:

The Secretary
Victims’ Special Claims Tribunal
DX SX 11159
WELLINGTON 6011
Ph: 04 462 6660
Fax: 04 462 6686


ALL CLAIMS must be filed on or before Monday, 21 December 2020.

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Matthew James Vernall

TAKE NOTICE that, pursuant to part 2 of the Prisoners’ and Victims’ Claims Act 2005, compensation awarded to Matthew James Vernall is required to be paid to the Secretary for Justice, and the surplus after deductions is to be held in Trust on behalf of Matthew James Vernall.

AND THAT on 12 May 2020, $36,017.72 was paid into the Victims’ Claims Trust Account on behalf of Matthew James Vernall. This money must be held in the Trust Account to enable any victims of Matthew James Vernall to make claims against it.

ANY PERSON that has been a victim of Matthew James Vernall, in respect of an offence for which Matthew James Vernall was convicted in a Court of New Zealand, is entitled to make a claim against the money held in the Trust Account on behalf of Matthew James Vernall. Claims by victims are not limited to the amount available in the Trust Account.

CLAIM FORMS, and information on how to make a claim, may be obtained from:

The Secretary
Victims’ Special Claims Tribunal
DX SX 11159
WELLINGTON 6011
Ph: 04 462 6660
Fax: 04 462 6686

ALL CLAIMS must be filed on or before Monday, 23 November 2020.

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Patrick Frederick Abraham Waru

TAKE NOTICE that, pursuant to part 2 of the Prisoners’ and Victims’ Claims Act 2005, compensation awarded to Patrick Frederick Abraham Waru is required to be paid to the Secretary for Justice, and the surplus after deductions is to be held in Trust on behalf of Patrick Frederick Abraham Waru.

AND THAT on 16 January 2020, $1,000.00 was paid into the Victims’ Claims Trust Account on behalf of Patrick Frederick Abraham Waru. This money must be held in the Trust Account to enable any victims of Patrick Frederick Abraham Waru to make claims against it.

ANY PERSON that has been a victim of Patrick Frederick Abraham Waru, in respect of an offence for which Patrick Frederick Abraham Waru was convicted in a Court of New Zealand, is entitled to make a claim against the money held in the Trust Account on behalf of Patrick Frederick Abraham Waru. Claims by victims are not limited to the amount available in the Trust Account.

CLAIM FORMS, and information on how to make a claim, may be obtained from:

The Secretary
Victims’ Special Claims Tribunal
DX SX 11159
WELLINGTON 6011
Ph: 04 462 6660
Fax: 04 462 6686

ALL CLAIMS must be filed on or before Monday, 27 July 2020.

TAKE NOTICE that, pursuant to part 2 of the Prisoners’ and Victims’ Claims Act 2005, compensation awarded to Patrick Frederick Abraham Waru is required to be paid to the Secretary for Justice, and the surplus after deductions is to be held in Trust on behalf of Patrick Frederick Abraham Waru.

AND THAT on 9 June 2020, $5,000.00 was paid into the Victims’ Claims Trust Account on behalf of Patrick Frederick Abraham Waru. This money must be held in the Trust Account to enable any victims of Patrick Frederick Abraham Waru to make claims against it.

ANY PERSON that has been a victim of Patrick Frederick Abraham Waru, in respect of an offence for which Patrick Frederick Abraham Waru was convicted in a Court of New Zealand, is entitled to make a claim against the money held in the Trust Account on behalf of Patrick Frederick Abraham Waru. Claims by victims are not limited to the amount available in the Trust Account.

CLAIM FORMS, and information on how to make a claim, may be obtained from:

The Secretary
Victims’ Special Claims Tribunal
DX SX 11159
WELLINGTON 6011
Ph: 04 462 6660
Fax: 04 462 6686

ALL CLAIMS must be filed on or before Monday, 21 December 2020.

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Damian Karl Wereta

TAKE NOTICE that, pursuant to part 2 of the Prisoners’ and Victims’ Claims Act 2005, compensation awarded to Damian Karl Wereta is required to be paid to the Secretary for Justice, and the surplus after deductions is to be held in Trust on behalf of Damian Karl Wereta.

AND THAT on 16 January 2020, $1,000.00 was paid into the Victims’ Claims Trust Account on behalf of Damian Karl Wereta. This money must be held in the Trust Account to enable any victims of Damian Karl Wereta to make claims against it.

ANY PERSON that has been a victim of Damian Karl Wereta, in respect of an offence for which Damian Karl Wereta was convicted in a Court of New Zealand, is entitled to make a claim against the money held in the Trust Account on behalf of Damian Karl Wereta. Claims by victims are not limited to the amount available in the Trust Account.

CLAIM FORMS, and information on how to make a claim, may be obtained from:

The Secretary
Victims’ Special Claims Tribunal
DX SX 11159
WELLINGTON 6011
Ph: 04 462 6660
Fax: 04 462 6686

ALL CLAIMS must be filed on or before Monday, 27 July 2020.

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Rawiri David Wereta

TAKE NOTICE that, pursuant to part 2 of the Prisoners’ and Victims’ Claims Act 2005, compensation awarded to Rawiri David Wereta is required to be paid to the Secretary for Justice, and the surplus after deductions is to be held in Trust on behalf of Rawiri David Wereta.

AND THAT on 28 February 2020, $1,000.00 was paid into the Victims’ Claims Trust Account on behalf of Rawiri David Wereta. This money must be held in the Trust Account to enable any victims of Rawiri David Wereta to make claims against it.

ANY PERSON that has been a victim of Rawiri David Wereta, in respect of an offence for which Rawiri David Wereta was convicted in a Court of New Zealand, is entitled to make a claim against the money held in the Trust Account on behalf of Rawiri David Wereta. Claims by victims are not limited to the amount available in the Trust Account.

CLAIM FORMS, and information on how to make a claim, may be obtained from:

The Secretary
Victims’ Special Claims Tribunal
DX SX 11159
WELLINGTON 6011
Ph: 04 462 6660
Fax: 04 462 6686

ALL CLAIMS must be filed on or before Monday, 7 September 2020.

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Kelvin John Williams

TAKE NOTICE that, pursuant to part 2 of the Prisoners’ and Victims’ Claims Act 2005, compensation awarded to Kelvin John Williams is required to be paid to the Secretary for Justice, and the surplus after deductions is to be held in Trust on behalf of Kelvin John Williams.

AND THAT on 11 December 2019, $20,000.00 was paid into the Victims’ Claims Trust Account on behalf of Kelvin John Williams. This money must be held in the Trust Account to enable any victims of Kelvin John Williams to make claims against it.

ANY PERSON that has been a victim of Kelvin John Williams, in respect of an offence for which Kelvin John Williams was convicted in a Court of New Zealand, is entitled to make a claim against the money held in the Trust Account on behalf of Kelvin John Williams. Claims by victims are not limited to the amount available in the Trust Account.

CLAIM FORMS, and information on how to make a claim, may be obtained from:

The Secretary
Victims’ Special Claims Tribunal
DX SX 11159
WELLINGTON 6011
Ph: 04 462 6660
Fax: 04 462 6686

ALL CLAIMS must be filed on or before Monday, 22 June 2020.

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Jason Robert Wills

TAKE NOTICE that, pursuant to part 2 of the Prisoners’ and Victims’ Claims Act 2005, compensation awarded to Jason Robert Wills is required to be paid to the Secretary for Justice, and the surplus after deductions is to be held in Trust on behalf of Jason Robert Wills.

AND THAT on 17 June 2020, $6,859.35 was paid into the Victims’ Claims Trust Account on behalf of Jason Robert Wills. This money must be held in the Trust Account to enable any victims of Jason Robert Wills to make claims against it.

ANY PERSON that has been a victim of Jason Robert Wills, in respect of an offence for which Jason Robert Wills was convicted in a Court of New Zealand, is entitled to make a claim against the money held in the Trust Account on behalf of Jason Robert Wills. Claims by victims are not limited to the amount available in the Trust Account.

CLAIM FORMS, and information on how to make a claim, may be obtained from:

The Secretary
Victims’ Special Claims Tribunal
DX SX 11159
WELLINGTON 6011
Ph: 04 462 6660
Fax: 04 462 6686

ALL CLAIMS must be filed on or before Monday, 28 December 2020.

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Leo Winitana

TAKE NOTICE that, pursuant to part 2 of the Prisoners’ and Victims’ Claims Act 2005, compensation awarded to Leo Winitana is required to be paid to the Secretary for Justice, and the surplus after deductions is to be held in Trust on behalf of Leo Winitana.

AND THAT on 16 January 2020, $816.00 was paid into the Victims’ Claims Trust Account on behalf of Leo Winitana. This money must be held in the Trust Account to enable any victims of Leo Winitana to make claims against it.

ANY PERSON that has been a victim of Leo Winitana, in respect of an offence for which Leo Winitana was convicted in a Court of New Zealand, is entitled to make a claim against the money held in the Trust Account on behalf of Leo Winitana. Claims by victims are not limited to the amount available in the Trust Account.

CLAIM FORMS, and information on how to make a claim, may be obtained from:

The Secretary
Victims’ Special Claims Tribunal
DX SX 11159
WELLINGTON 6011
Ph: 04 462 6660
Fax: 04 462 6686

ALL CLAIMS must be filed on or before Monday, 27 July 2020.

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