Theo Kriel Jailed For 11.5 Years Minimum

Theo Kriel was today given a life imprisonment for the murder of Liberty Rose Templeman. He must serve a minimum period of 11.5 years before he can be considered for parole. He must also serve a concurrent sentence of 6 months for indecent assault. Stuff.co.nz had an account of the hearing: “Life imprisonment means just…

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…