A Northland man who served three years in jail for the manslaughter of his partner has failed to turn up to the community probation services 80 times for community work on crimes he committed after his release.

Phillip Andre Mahanga was nabbed by police driving drunk and then on another occasion in possession of cannabis and for his crimes he was sentenced to community work.
But he ignored the court-ordered penalty.

It was revealed in Whangārei District Court since the community work sentence was imposed in 2016 Mahanga had failed to present at probation services to complete his community work at

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