Mystery Surrounds African Youth Stabbed In Avondale. Update, Indian May Have Been Attacked

Neil Reid of the Sunday News has written an intriguing article about the allegedly fatal stabbing of an African youth in Avondale at 9pm on Wednesday. Normally news such as this filters through to the press within hours but it’s taken 3 days in this instance. In his report Neil Reid says “The source told…

A Better Life For The Kids

Continuing in our series of Migrant Stories: first hand accounts of migrant life in New Zealand, taken from locations around the net. Today’s tale arrived via a message left on this blog. This is Steve’s story, where he tells of a widespread and insidious problem within schools in New Zealand  – bullying. For an update…

Another Schoolgirl Brawl – In Wellington Mall

yahoo.co.nz “There has been another ugly incident involving two groups of school students in Wellington. Police say they attended an incident at Westfield mall in Lower Hutt yesterday afternoon because of reports of fighting between two groups of girls. One witness described seeing some of the students from rival schools in the Hutt Valley having…

Violence In New Zealand’s Schools: Delay In Acting Upon The Behaviour Summit

In March of this year a Taumata Whanonga – ‘Behaviour Summit’ was held at Te Papa in Wellington to discuss student behaviour in schools. The conference needed to focus on bullying and intolerance because a major international report released in December last year ranked New Zealand second worst (to Tunisia) among 35 countries for bullying…

Armed Robbery At Girls High School

The story couldn’t be sat on any longer and press reports were buzzing today with news of an armed hold up just after the lunch break two days ago (Wednesday, can this be news when it’s already two days old?) at Epsom Girls Grammar School in the centre of Auckland. View Larger Map An Armourguard…

Armed Robbery At Girls High School

The story couldn’t be sat on any longer and press reports were buzzing today with news of an armed hold up just after the lunch break two days ago (Wednesday, can this be news when it’s already two days old?) at Epsom Girls Grammar School in the centre of Auckland. View Larger Map An Armourguard…