Another dirty teacher has been done for diddling his kids.
A former Havelock North school teacher has pleaded guilty to indecently assaulting his female students.
Charles John Michael Harter, 63, was a music, mathematics and drama teacher who taught students from his home studio and between October 2012 and June 2014 also taught music and drama at Havelock North Primary School.
The nine counts of indecent assaults, against nine young girls aged between 7 and 12, involved Harter inappropriately touching his students over and under their school uniforms.
One further charge of indecent assault was withdrawn at the Hastings District Court this afternoon.
One victim had weekly guitar lessons during school terms between February and July this year and prior to the lessons had attended large group lessons at Havelock North Primary School with Harter.
Harter would say “time for your lesson”, before reaching over the top of the victim’s shoulders and placing his hands on her breasts, before “jiggling” her private parts with his fingers. Read more »