Migrant Stories – "Why I think New Zealand is backward" Part II

Yesterday as part our Migrant Stories series we entered an account from a British person, who’d lived in New Zealand and returned to the UK, titled “Why I think New Zealand is backward“. Her post was made on an emigration forum frequented mainly by British people and some New Zealanders. It drew a massive response,…

"NZ Is A Nation Of Drunks"

Or so goes the headline in a statement issued by ADAC ltd. The quote is allegedly attributed to the mayor of Auckland John Banks after the council failed in its efforts to make most suburban bars close by midnight. “NZ is a nation of drunks”, says Auckland’s mayor, John Banks after withdrawing proposed bylaw changes…

Christchurch’s Drunken Mayhem

Source: Stuff.co.nz By Jo Mckenzie-Mclean “Christchurch’s inner city at the weekend was “absolute mayhem! with drunk people, particularly women, “at each other’s throats”, police say. Inspector Malcolm Johnston, who was part of Operation Crusade on Saturday night, said he was disappointed and shocked by the number of drunk and disorderly people drawn into the city…

Christchurch’s Drunken Mayhem

Source: Stuff.co.nz By Jo Mckenzie-Mclean “Christchurch’s inner city at the weekend was “absolute mayhem! with drunk people, particularly women, “at each other’s throats”, police say. Inspector Malcolm Johnston, who was part of Operation Crusade on Saturday night, said he was disappointed and shocked by the number of drunk and disorderly people drawn into the city…