The subject of Facebook censorship is interesting (along with the subject of media created "celebrities"), I've received warnings from Facebook for various vague and unspecified "offences" as a result of malicious and vindictive complaints from people who go by names like Graeme Axford and Katie Wright, however the latest warning is quite specific, which is interesting. Here is the warning, and the content referred to, which is certainly NOT threatening nor does it harass anyone, nor contain nudity or violence. It is however, very similar to content posted by a number of other people inquiring into where their money has gone and what Cherie Sweeney and NARK actually do (more information is being added to this post regularly). Here's the warning and content referred to:
This is the content complained of:
Cherie Nark NZ: Hi Katherine. The consultation Group NARK Community Support is a community group wherein those who want to be more involved in the NARK Working Party / Interim Board join to be consulted on all such matters. Will email you details and link. All information you speak of is in there for community consultation and any other information you may require can be requested in there too. Nga Mihi Cherie
Help Me save my house from Mortgagee Sale
Public Event • By Cherie Nark NZ
... Wednesday, February 15, 2012 at 5:00pm until Sunday, April 1, 2012 at 9:30pmWestpac Bank 03-0104-0043769-00 photo posted in Album
Since being Diagnosed with Severe Seizures and Epilepsy in July of Last Year I was made redundant in August, to make matters worse the Neuro Specialists have had all my HT and Commercial Driving Licences including 1,2,4,5 D,W,T,R removed for 5 years. This makes me unable ...to work in this industry so I am trying to re-train in Social Work where my current passion is.
The Westpac Bank is the holder of our Mortgage and want me to clear the debt of $3500 with them immediately, this is impossible for me at present and at the suggestion of the Salvation Army Counsellor, who was getting us a Food Parcel at the time, decided to put my pride away and ask and accept some help before me and my children lose our home.
I know I have done a lot for the community via my campaign against Child Abuse but this means nothing to the Bank , as it does not pay the bills.Nor has it enabled me to get a mortgage holiday.
I am not asking for much I am merely asking for $2.00 if I had that from every friend supporter and friend of friend My family and I would be saved.Please only help if you can.Thank you
NOTE:Offensive threatening or accusatory languagewill be removed. This is not a Hoax this is the my life and the almost demise of it. (sic)
The correspondence and the evidence are clear. Cherie Sweeney is a cunning opportunist who is trying to capitalise on the misery of abused children and profit from it, and create a career and an income for herself from it - exactly like Georgina Beyer did at the Carterton Community Centre and the White Ribbon campaign. Let's just remember that Cherie Sweeney refused to speak to police initially and let's see if she is called to give evidence at the trial, because months went by without any charges being laid, and there is no evidence that Sweeney did anything to save baby Serenity - she certainly didn't speak up or get involved before the baby died by all accounts, and this seems to be another case of a media created "celebrity" milking it for all it's worth to their personal advantage! - And then whinging to facebook when people ask legitimate questions!
It seems that if you question Ms Cherie Sweeney she responds not with answers, but with malicious lies and unrelenting evasion. How interesting. This is starting to look like fraud, or the best case scenario - major incompetence, but whatever it is I don't like it. Leaving toys on war memorials is not going to do anything! We want a proper public inquiry into the matters at this link regarding the corrupt actions of local police - this is NOT being addressed and there are far too many people like Cherie Sweeney who are more interested in getting their snouts into the trough than doing anything constructive.
NO RESPONSE from Ms Sweeney as to whether she recieved this email:
"Kia ora koe.In an unscheduled meeting at the Westpac bank Ngaruawahia with you; my question to you was When do YOU proposed to make yourself accountable to the community of Ngaruawahia? That we as a community would hold you accountable for your media expose without the endorsement of the community in which you proposed to represent.
This NARK report is self promoting and exploits the Ngaruawahia community without its endorsement; you refer to "our wholesome wonderful community" without getting the mandate of the the community?
I will not accept your NARK report and I demand public accountability FACE TO FACE in a public meeting, not through a glossed up report.
Your deliberate exploitation of a child who has died at the hands of abuse does not give you the mandate to dismiss the responsibility of a community to find ways to deter this from repeating itself. YOU denied this community that opportunity. You had already identified a way of how you could CASH in on DEATH! Two things are very clear; your exploitation of Baby Serenity and dismissal of the Ngaruawahia community in this matter and the family who refuses to take responsibility for killing her!
What sickens me is that both families, yours and baby Serenity's is that in such a short time as 'residents' you brought your filth to Ngaruawahia!
There will be a public meeting and you will be advised; I trust that you WILL make yourself available for this meeting.
Through my networks, the media will be there in force!
Copy of this email will be circulated to the media and related networks.
Mamae TakereiSpokesperson for Tainui
This page was brought to my attention as my name has been used here. It was also stated that I know the person that admins this page. I don’t know who you are and I had no idea of this page until quite recently. I wish to clarify a few things so as to dispel any gossip about them. 1. The tshirts were available for pre-order.. we did not have the funds to purchase them without a minimum order being placed.
They were only on offer because the reps from the toy for love event requested them to wear on the day so one of them organised a great price from a family member who did screenprinting. This was all organised with Cherie’s knowledge through facebook pm’s of which I have copies of. So people began placing orders and depositing funds into NARK’s interim account (one set up by Jimmy Boswell of which only he had access to). As the tshirt company was apparently just down the road from Mr Boswell he volunteered to be the tshirt coordinator. He would invoice, pay for and distribute the tshirts. I have records of this also. I emailed him the quote and a spreadsheet of those wishing to order, and he was to invoice the purchasers and told me he had ordered a sample shirt from the printing company and that the rest of the shirts would be a week away from being distributed.
It became apparent after receiving emails and messages that after a few weeks that people still had not received their shirts. Mr Boswell explained that he had been ill and had some losses in his family etc.. so this was explained to members and also to Cherie in facebook messages. We were both concerned he had too much on his plate. Mr Boswell told me that the shirts would be distributed the following Monday.. then the following Thursday.. this went on for some time with many excuses etc.
At a Finance meeting with Mr Boswell it was revealed that he infact had not paid the invoice as he had found a different supplier, but had not contacted or ordered shirts thru that supplier either. Roberta Karangaroa and Caro Cragg were also present at this meeting.
Caro was to arrange for the purchase of these shirts and to take over distribution. She purchased these with her own funds and was to be reimbursed when Mr Boswell had transferred funds into the New Official Account with appropriate signatories etc as voted by the interim members of the board.
2. NARK funds… all were tied up in an interim account of which Mr Boswell had full control. Cherie opened another account at her local bank in Ngarawahia which he was to transfer the money in to. He did not transfer the funds into that account. It was realised at the financial meeting that Cherie would be at risk if the funds were placed in that account as it did not have the correct signatories so it was decided to open a proper account by the newly appointed treasurer and with elected signatories.
He did not transfer the funds into the New Official Account opened by the treasurer either.
This went on for some time with many excuses and legal advice being sought to retrieve the funds.
Eventually a deposit of $1000 was made but this was not enough to cover the arrears of Cherie’s internet connection (something that was also voted on and agreed to be paid for by the interim board) and the tshirt invoice. Caro decided against filing the invoice until the funds were available to pay it. I have been assured by Roberta Karangaroa that the Nark funds have been recovered. So up until the date I resigned.. nark funds had not been used for anything as no one had access to any of it other than Mr Boswell who unfortunately did not use it to pay for the original tshirt invoice or use it in any other way. AT NO TIME did Cherie have access to those funds donated to the nark interim account. She did not misuse those funds.I hope that clears that up for you all what happened after I resigned I have no knowledge of.
- Caro CraggThank you Katrina, now you all have had a statement from both Katrina and myself. Please note I personally have no interest and will not comment publicly again on this matter. I have no interest in any complaints on the matter of Nark, my resignation along with 7 others was made on the 8th Jan 2012. The only interest I had in the tshirt issue was trying to resolve the fact that shirts had been ordered in Aug /Sept when Jimmy Boswell was the person in charge of funds and paying for shirt orders as the funds were going to an account he set up for Cherie .He never ordered the shirts. I was not involved , all shirt orders where sent to him.
I then made a personal arrangment to sort shirts out, I will not discuss more about this part of the matter I resigned as Interim Treasurer ( elected Nov 2011)and Trustee (Aug 2011) on 8th Jan 2012 due to dissatisfaction of the way things were going, lack of transparency on a lot of matters and personal convictions.All financial statments of account managed by myself and finance team, being three deposits into an account from my time as treasurer where published publicly, accepted and passed. That is all I have to say on this matter. I will say I am tired of the fact that although I accept there are valid questions people want answered, all this gossip, a lot of incorrect info and innuendo is very damaging to the cause of child abuse
When we all join the FOCCCers and Let's Get Growing NZ and start establishing decent community resource centres and community gardens in schools and communities, we'll really start building strong and healthy communities. And the whole trouble is that people like Cherie Sweeney always want to start their own little organisation about t shirts and soft toys so they can control the money, instead of supporting the successful organisations like Friends of Caring Cultivating Communities. Actually we had another issue like this, just the other day . . . more soon.
Indeed, there is more, reports in the main stream media now.
And a deluge of information is currently being received from a number of sources regarding the death of Cherie Sweeney's own son, who apparently drowned while she was texting on her phone instead of supervising him adequately, at one of New Zealand's most dangerous beaches. Funny we don't hear her trying to raise awareness to prevent drowning, just let's all be narks, even though she didn't "nark" and prevent the death of the baby next door. I say she should get a real job and leave the spearheading of the campaign to prevent child abuse to people who know what they're doing. Here are some news reports, it seems Ms Sweeney approached a number of news agencies, about "the story she wanted told". The story that fancifully claimed that the five year old "always catch more kina and paua than anyone else" and deliberately failed to mention that Cheriek Kara (alias Cherie Sweeney) had demonstrated unbelievably bad judgement, and was guilty also of criminal negligence for her role in the death of her son. Here's the self promotional propaganda:
More information can be found here, and here, and updates and other links can also be found here .