Presumably he was registered while he took upskirt photos

The teacher unions and the Teachers’ Council all oppose charter schools on the basis that there is no requirement to register teachers.

Apparently it is to protect other staff and students. However along, very long list of predators masquerading as teachers, presumably registered and therefore ‘safe’ are being paraded before the courts.

One such predator has now been named after his name suppression lapsed.

A high school teacher charged with making secret up-skirt videos can now be named as Douglas Haora Martin, who was formerly assistant principal at Lincoln High School.

Martin has abandoned a bid to keep his name secret with an appeal to the High Court, and the suppression order has lapsed today.

The deadline for filing the appeal papers – a period set by a judge when he refused name suppression last week – expired this morning and the Christchurch District Court office confirmed that no papers had been filed. 

The school reacted to the lifting of suppression by issuing a statement from the principal, Linda Tame, who said she was outraged and angry about Martin’s behaviour.

“It’s an immense breach of trust,” Tame said.

“He was a respected and trusted member of staff so this will clearly have a significant impact on our students, the school and the wider Lincoln community.

“Support for Lincoln High School students, and the school’s community and staff are the most important things right now.”

I’ll start listening to the teacher unions when they start cleaning up their own scum. They are in the same category as the Catholic Church, sanctimonious hypocrites.


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As much at home writing editorials as being the subject of them, Cam has won awards, including the Canon Media Award for his work on the Len Brown/Bevan Chuang story.  And when he’s not creating the news, he tends to be in it, with protagonists using the courts, media and social media to deliver financial as well as death threats.

They say that news is something that someone, somewhere, wants kept quiet.   Cam Slater doesn’t do quiet, and as a result he is a polarising, controversial but highly effective journalist that takes no prisoners.

He is fearless in his pursuit of a story.

Love him or loathe him.  But you can’t ignore him.

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