News | Living & Travel
21 Nov 2017 11:45
NZCity News
NZCity CalculatorReturn to NZCity

  • Start Page
  • Personalise
  • Sport
  • Weather
  • Olympic Games
  • Finance
  • Shopping
  • Jobs
  • Horoscopes
  • Lotto Results
  • Photo Gallery
  • Site Gallery
  • TVNow
  • Dating
  • SearchNZ
  • NZSearch
  • Crime.co.nz
  • RugbyLeague
  • Make Home
  • About NZCity
  • Contact NZCity
  • Your Privacy
  • Advertising
  • Login
  • Join for Free

  •   Home > News > Living & Travel

    Australian man in NZ to find kids

    A Queensland man who hasn't seen his kids since his ex-wife picked them up two and a half years ago is in Christchurch looking for them.


    An Australian father who has been searching for his children for two and a half years has arrived in Christchurch.

    Harry Speath handed his children, Serena and Thomas, over to his ex-wife Jane Adare in Brisbane in December 2014 and hasn't seen them since.

    In the days and weeks following, his phone calls went unanswered and nobody answered the door at Ms Adare's house.

    Serena is now aged eight and Thomas seven.

    "It really is quite dreadful because I want to be actively involved in raising these children," he told AAP in 2015.

    Mr Speath has since searched for his children in London and Brazil.

    He arrived at Christchurch Airport on Friday afternoon.

    He told Newstalk ZB there were indications his ex-wife had potentially ended up in New Zealand.

    "The indications are Christchurch at the moment," he said.

    But the South Island was also possible.

    He is in Christchurch for four days.


    NZN




    © 2017 NZN, NZCity


     Other Living & Travel News
     21 Nov: NZ Post to mark Queen's wedding milestone
     20 Nov: Polish tourist named as Coast crash victim
     20 Nov: Hunter and three sons found in Far North
     20 Nov: Police looking for missing Pukekohe man
     19 Nov: Police seek missing man in Rotorua
     19 Nov: Woman walks through Auck Airport security
     19 Nov: Wellington taxi driver shot in fare fight
     Top Stories

    RUGBY RUGBY
    All Blacks as dangerous as ever: Gatland More...


    BUSINESS BUSINESS
    F&P Healthcare 1H profit up 4 per cent More...



     Today's News

    Entertainment:
    Gal Gadot says being a mother makes her feel like a real life Wonder Woman 11:20

    International:
    Rohingya crisis: Nothing prepared me for Bangladesh's refugee camps 11:17

    Rugby League:
    Blake Green signs on with Warriors 11:07

    International:
    Charles Manson, the cult mastermind who brainwashed hippie youth to kill 10:57

    Entertainment:
    Catherine Zeta-Jones paid tribute to her "best friend" Michael Douglas as they celebrated their 17th wedding anniversary 10:50

    Law and Order:
    Sacked ref takes legal action against NRL 10:47

    Business:
    F&P Healthcare 1H profit up 4 per cent 10:27

    Entertainment:
    Tamara Ecclestone finds it "heartbreaking" dropping her daughter off at nursery 10:20

    International:
    Charles Manson: How the notorious cult leader brought an abrupt end to the 60s 10:17

    Rugby:
    All Blacks as dangerous as ever: Gatland 10:07


     News Search






    Power Search


    © 2017 New Zealand City Ltd