Thinking about studying in New Zealand? Go to another, safer country where gangs of youth don’t prey on people of an Asian appearance. At least six young people have been attacked, beaten and robbed in Auckland recently, almost all of them Chinese or Japanese students. The assaults happened during daylight hours and came as Thai…

French Tourist Crashes, Car is Ransacked

A French tourist who was involved in a crash in Taylorville on Saturday afternoon had her car ransacked while she was receiving treatment in hospital for her injuries. The woman was the sole occupant of the car and lost control of it on a bend. Police say her car was broken into and personal possessions…

Armed Police on Streets of Lower Hutt

You may believe the hype that New Zealand is a safe place and has a low crime rate, but the reality is very different. Hardly a day goes by without a report of a murder, rape, beating, armed robbery or deployment of the police Armed Offenders squad. And it’s not all happening in Auckland either.…