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Thursday, November 1, 2001

Fraud and corruption involving Carterton District Council, local lawyers, Police, etc:

Here's the letter from corrupt lawyer Mark Hinton, of Wollerman Cooke and McClure (now trading as WCM Legal) to local Police - Hinton knew full well :

 
 And here's the response of Sgt G N Reid of the NZ Police:



Corrupt Police Area Commander Rod Drew was well bribed to declare that 
"Because Georgina Beyer and the Mayor of Carterton have had discussions around issues regarding the Centre it is most unlikely that any Criminal Law (sic) has been broken"
 - what utter lies!  Drew knew perfectly well that there had been serious criminal offences committed by Beyer and 'her' mates on the Council!  That's why they were forced to wind it up in the High Court (the Carterton Community Centre Inc) and that's why all the funding stopped - they had to admit to the High Court that it was true - they only had eight members - only EIGHT people in this community supported the thieving liars - and the minimum number of members required to operate as an incorporated society was fifteen.  And anyone who thinks elections are run fairly and honestly in this country needs to think again - read how a violent drunken idiot and a scatterbrained transsexual prostitute who has never had a proper job in 'her' life got "elected" - by a corrupt election process run by an incompetent private limited liability company!

Compare the response above with the one below, from Rod Drew - Drew should have been sacked years ago!  This is a blatant cover up!

Police and IPCA regularly use the excuse that they can't see any evidence of any "Criminal Law" being "breached" - what rubbish! 

Here's the EVIDENCE of it - the indisputable evidence proves that thousands of dollars were fraudulently spent on payments that were made to mates of the committee members - against legal advice - by persons with serious conflicts of interest - people like Ewen Hyde, Elaine Brazendale, Ruth Carter, Jill Greathead, Julie Hallam, Martyn Preece and others involved with the Carterton District Council!  This is outright and blatant FRAUD - theft from the most vulnerable members of our community!  





Tuesday, May 8, 2001

The rip offs at the Carterton Community Centre:

Here's the letter from Mark Hinton, of Wollerman Cooke and McClure (now trading as WCM Legal) to local Police - Hinton and Jock Blathwayt and the others at Wollerman Cooke and McClure knew FULL WELL that the group the firm was "acting for" had NO legal authority WHATSOEVER to instruct the solicitors of the Carterton Community Centre Inc!  Hinton was corruptly acting on behalf of a small group of local residents who had been robbing the Community Centre blind for years - a group which included WCM's clerk Colleen Fafieta's husband - local Post Office manager - who was guilty of theft of the CCC mail when he illegally changed the lock on the postbox - in total breach of the Postal Services Act!  Colleen Fafieta was one of several women involved in this sordid affair who was having it off with local Police Constable Stephen Wakefield - which is why Police turned a blind eye to the blatant fraud and other criminal offences!:


I had every right to possession of the keys of the society - Post Office manager Paul Fafieta had no authority whatsoever to change the locks of the postbox and Police must charge him with theft of the mail without further delay!
 
 And here's the response of Sgt G N Reid of the NZ Police - he agrees with me!  Unfortunately "his superiors" didn't like this, and Sgt Reid left the NZ Police not long after writing this letter.  He has remained in the local community, he works as a security guard and is held in high regard in the community for his integrity, ethics and honesty.  I told him that I had a legal right to possession of the property of the Carterton Community Centre and that the group instructing Wollerman Cooke and McClure were acting ultra vires (without lawful authority) and should be charged with theft of the property belonging to the Incorporated Society that THEY held!:





Compare the response above with the one below, from Rod Drew - Drew should have been sacked years ago!  This is a blatant cover up!

Corrupt Police Area Commander Rod Drew was well paid to declare that "Because Georgina Beyer and the Mayor of Carterton have had discussions around issues regarding the Centre it is most unlikely that any Criminal Law (sic) has been broken" - what utter lies!  Drew knew perfectly well that there had been serious criminal offences committed by Beyer and 'her' mates on the Council!  That's why they were forced to wind it up in the High Court (the Carterton Community Centre Inc) and that's why all the funding stopped - we wrote to the funders and showed them where their money had gone!

Then we wrote to the Companies Office and advised them that the 'group' who had taken over the Centre did not have the support of any more than eight people in the community and as such was in breach of the Incorporated Societies Act.
The group, headed by John Crawford, and made up mainly of people associated with the Carterton District Council, had to admit to the High Court that it was true - they only had eight supporters- only EIGHT people in this community supported these thieving liars - and the minimum number of members required to operate as an incorporated society is fifteen.
Police and IPCA regularly use the excuse that they can't see any evidence of any "Criminal Law" being "breached" - what rubbish!  The financial reports at this link clearly and indisputably show that thousands of dollars was stolen from half a dozen different bank accounts to pay a so called "personal grievance" which was nothing but a blatant theft!  There is also evidence that this was one of TWO such payments being made in this manner at the same time!
Then Wollerman Cooke and McClure wrote this letter:
"We refer to our telephone conversation and while the writer is still awaiting formal instruction from the Society in response to your communication, it is our belief that mediation can only proceed if your client releases to the Committee the material which she removed from the Society's offices so that the duly elected Officers of the Society could consult and then consider her claim relative to the Society's financial and administrative records.

We would obtain instructions that, subject to receipt of, and reasonable time to consider those records), the Committee would meet Ms Raue at mediation regarding her alleged personal grievance. We believe this view is consistent with what would be ordered if the matter went to the Employment Court.

We suggest that the material and records be available at your offices, for the writer or a member of his staff to collect.
Yours faithfully
Mark Hinton - Wollerman Cooke and McClure"
 
What a joke! I instructed my lawyer, Kamil Lakshman of Ainslie Hewton's law firm to instruct the writer forthwith that he was taking instructions from people who were not authorised to issue them and his letter would be treated with the contempt it deserved!  The Employment Relations Service had sent me the following letter on 16 May 2001 advising me that the group Hinton was acting for had refused my request for mediation weeks earlier!:

 
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 On the second page of the letter from Sgt Reid it states that "on the 5th June a representative of the Carterton Community Centre (Elaine Brazendale) advised Senior Constable Wakefield that the Carterton Community Centre had declined to meet with Raue." More accurately, they declined to meet with, or even appoint, an auditor. Because of the FRAUD and gross malfeasance

It was proposed by the group to appoint R G Thompson - so I contacted Mr Thompson, and presented him with information regarding the affairs of the Community Centre, including the two 'personal grievance' payments.


This is the "refusal to meet with Raue" referred to in Sgt Reid's letter - I offered to meet with R G Thompson and a representative of the Council group who took it over illegally, in order to hand over the information we both held, and Elaine Brazendale refused, because I'd already discussed it with R G Thompson, who had advised of the likely outcome of an audit - Brazendale and her mates would likely be charged with fraud!



Saturday, February 24, 2001

David Raue didn't commit suicide or die of a drug overdose:



This is how my brother David loved to live his life (above).  

This is how he died (below).  

Dave loved surfing, having fun, making people laugh, and enjoying life.  He used to make me laugh a lot, he used to make a lot of people laugh.  

The story of his death is deeply disturbing. It can be seen from the documents below that police simply accepted the word of a woman called Tessa Knowles, who used to go out with him until 3 or 4 months before he died, who told them he had overdosed on drugs, had HIV (which he did not, this appears to be a ruse to prevent police examining his body too closely) and allegedly committed suicide.  It's incredible to see how the police simply accepted what she told them without question, until it was too late and all the evidence had been destroyed.

After I obtained the file on his death from the police I noticed a couple of things.  Firstly, despite the initial pages of the file listing the subject as "Suicide", it changed to "Suspicious death" and later "Unexplained death" after I started asking questions.  If I hadn't, it would still be generally accepted that my beloved brother committed suicide by drug overdose, which he didn't.  Despite the insistence of Dave's ex-girlfriend Tessa Knowles that it was a drug overdose, the post mortem report showed there were no drugs in his body apart from the proper dose of a prescription medicine he was on at the time, and he certainly didn't overdose on anything.  

The documents (and other evidence, which will be put up soon) show there were no drugs present in his body, and no evidence whatsoever of drug overdose OR suicide.  This woman tells police that he was a hard drug user, but he wasn't.  She was.  Tessa Knowles has a very well documented history of serious drug abuse.  She told them he was likely to have herpes and HIV, etc which he didn't, in an apparent attempt to discourage investigators from examining the body too much.  It worked, his clothing, etc, was destroyed on the strength of her lies about him having HIV, with no attempt made apparently to see if this slanderous claim was true or not.

Click on the images below to enlarge them, the final document is the police report documenting how the pathologist tells the police "I am not prepared to say that this man died of unascertainable natural causes because he didn't."  And the notes of the ambulance officers who said "We thought this death was a bit odd because the girlfriend was so cool, calm, and collected while we were there but went into being hysterical when the police arrived."  Before going on to suggest the possible scenario that had occurred to them at the time.

This theory was supported by the fact that I noticed as soon as I read the post mortem report that there was a needle mark on each inner elbow.  Ambulance officers confirmed that they had only put a needle into one arm, which left the second needle mark unexplained.  

After further communication with the pathologist he responded "I am still a bit uneasy about this one - it's possible he may have been injected with a biological substance such as insulin, which would not show up in the ESR tests.  I would suggest that someone has another chat to the girlfriend to see if she changes her story."







How often does this happen?  Detective Tomlinson at least had the decency to admit his mistake honestly as soon as he became aware of it, and try his best to find out what really happened as soon as he became aware of the errors, after I contacted him.  I will always be very grateful to Detective Inspector Harry Quinn also, without whose assistance evidence regarding this miscarriage of justice involving my brother would never have come to light.  Harry Quinn has always been a great asset to the New Zealand Police, and I only wish there were more officers with his common sense and integrity.  I wish him happiness and good health in his retirement, and am grateful for his fair treatment of me and my family over many, many years.

Det Sgt Tomlinson reinterviewed the ex girlfriend and the flatmate several times, but by the time he realised it wasn't as he'd been led to believe, it was too late.  The statements of their interviews are damning to say the least, This post may be updated  in the future, and the witness statements and more information added.  Tessa Knowles accuses a number of individuals of injecting David with drugs, I'm sure they'd like to know who they are and what Tessa has to say about them - seeing as she's basically accusing them of manslaughter or murder . . . 

My brother didn't commit suicide, and he didn't die of an accidental, or self administered, drug overdose, it appears very likely that he was deliberately injected with something like insulin, or that someone was involved in interfering with evidence, because none was found at the scene.   The police are now fairly sure that someone else was involved in causing his death, which is why they interviewed Tessa Knowles and Geoffrey John Gordon so many times, the actions of both of those people were very suspicious indeed - why did Geoff Gordon not call an ambulance when he discovered Dave's body, instead of calling Tessa Knowles - whose relationship with my brother had ended months before?  Tessa Knowles and Geoff Gordon were both heavy drug users, both had extensive experience using intravenous illegal drugs, and both conspired to conceal evidence about how David Raue died.  It appears they may have got away with murder.

How often does this happen?  How often do people accept the word of murderers that a death was by suicide?  If Knowles and Gordon were innocent they would have called an ambulance immediately.