He was ordered not to come within 100km of the Dunedin


He noted the father saw himself as a victim, and had little remorse.

However the judge noted the offending by both defendants was unique, “having suffered the level and degree of abuse” both had been subjected to as children.

He said the father deserved one final chance to comply with the sentencing conditions.

“This is a very close run. You need to be the master and controller of what is now being put in place, and you need to be disciplined and solid as regards to your non association with your co-defendant.”

“It has to end, and end totally and absolutely now, because if there is any repeat of this you will be seen as the principal offender.”