Classic case of ferals breeding for business while the children go hungry. Not due to any shortage of money, but a shortage of humanity, responsibility and any sense of basic parenthood.
More alcohol than food was found in a Lower Hutt house where four children suffered from scabies while their parents and friends drank.
The children, aged four, three, two and seven months, were removed from the house after six days and hospitalised on the advice of a paediatrician.
A 25-year-old man and a 23-year-old woman have now pleaded guilty to four charges of failing to get medical care and adequate food and nutrition for their children. Read more »