Rowdy tourists getting human rights advice after 'holiday from hell'

A group of British tourists that caused havoc on their trip around the North Island has arrived back home in the United Kingdom.

The group were accused of theft, trashing hotels, refusing to pay for food and littering during their stay in New Zealand.

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They were spotted in Auckland, Hamilton, Levin and Wellington. One member of the group, Tina Marie Cash, pleaded guilty to two counts of theft in the Hamilton District Court.

Members of the family were spotted at terminal three at Heathrow at around 6:40am on Sunday morning (local time), the Daily Mail reports.

Group patriarch Larry Doran told the Daily Mail it was the holiday from hell and his family were getting human rights advice over the trip.

"We going to the citizens advice people and the human rights people," he said.

"I've paid for this holiday for me and my wife and we got blamed for things. It's lies, they've condemned us. We've been hiding in the mountains for two days.

"We wanted to see the Hobbits, Lord of the Rings... didn't get to see that."

Mr Doran claims his family flew into New Zealand on January 10 for the holiday, landing on January 11. Four members of the group were served with deportation liability notices on January 15.

Mr Doran, his wife Barbara Doran, Joe Doran, his wife Eileen, a young child and an older girl required security escorts while leaving Auckland Airport.

Joe Doran was known by several names during his time in New Zealand, including John Johnson and Miley Doran. It was also reported he had a wife called Miley at one point.

Not all of the group has returned to the UK. There were up to 12 people travelling together, but less than that arrived at Heathrow.


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