Shepherd, 52, was seeking parole after serving nearly three years of his sentence of eight years and four months for sexual offending against two young male victims between 1990 and 1994 when he taught at Hato Petera College on Auckland's North Shore.
But despite numerous letters of support and an assessment of him being a medium-low risk, the Parole Board found he had not satisfied it he no longer posed an undue risk to the community, string embroidery
and that such risk could be managed on parole.
The board says it's concerned he hadn't completed treatment, lacked insight into his risk of reoffending and that he would require close management and oversight on parole.
Shepherd, who became principal of Hato Paora College in Feilding after his time at Hato Petera, was found guilty in 2010 of two counts of sexual violation by oral sexual connection and on two counts of indecent assault.
In a hearing put off from May, the board noted Shepherd had whanau support, case for samsung galaxy
had suitable accommodation approved and a job as an education consultant lined up in which he would have no direct contact with children.
But submissions on behalf of a college which victims attended said Shepherd was manipulative and untrustworthy nu skin product
The board said Shepherd needed to complete a short intervention programme and it recommended his priority be revised to ensure he is considered for parole when next due in July next year.