Christchurch Rebuild: Govt Prioritised Investors over Locals, Residents were Collateral Damage

“Cantabrians became “collateral damage” post-earthquake as the Government focused on telling positive stories to attract investors, an academic has said. Victoria University of Wellington architecture head of school Morten Gjerde wrote a research paper on Government communication after the Canterbury earthquakes for an international conference in China last year. He said in the paper that…

E2NZ’s Best Day Ever.

Admin is pleased to share with users the news that Wednesday 27 September was the site’s busiest day ever. As always, social media is our biggest referrer. we had over 14,000 new users (45% from the USA) come to the site to read about New Zealand’s appalling international record for childhood rights. Have you got…

PSA: Your Content Please

The new site admin has decided they do not intend to publish any of their own content and the site will use material solely provided by readers. If you would like the site to continue please supply the content you’d like to read in the comments section below., don’t provide just links or copy paste…

Don’t Move to New Zealand

This story was originally published in August 2010 and first appeared on the discussion forum Expatexposed. A US migrant in New Zealand tells how grinding penny pinching becomes a way of life in NZ with nothing to compensate it, rather than a short term measure to get ahead. The poster also tells of how carefully…