Discrimination Against Asians Still A Key Issue In New Zealand

Asian New Zealanders and international students continue to experience racial discrimination and harassment, according to a report released by Race Relations Commissioner Joris de Bres. It seems that discrimination has increased over the last year (perhaps this is a result of a ‘kiwis first’ mentality during the recession?) with Asians being the most discriminated against.…

Bystander Shot On Motorway Following Handbag Theft

(from a lost post by Luthien) Source: NZ HeraldA vehicle was stolen in West Auckland earlier today and used in a handbag snatch that went fatally wrong. Following a high speed pursuit on Auckland’s North Western Motorway involving the ArmedOffenders Squad a member of the public was was shot dead and another injured. At this…