R v Nicholas Ward  NZDC 4577
Published 15 August 2016
Sentencing — supply of methamphetamine — Sentencing Act 2002 — R v Fatu (2005) 22 CRNZ 524 (CA).
Defendant sentenced to three years and two months’ imprisonment for a charge of methamphetamine supply.
Start point of four years’ imprisonment (band 2 of Fatu) uplifted by six months due to recent serious relevant convictions. Discounts given for the defendant’s guilty plea, strict bail conditions, acknowledgment of responsibility and participation in rehabilitation.