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…

Palmerston North Hammer Attack On Teenager Blake Coleman

19 year old Blake Coleman (photo Manawatu Standard) Source Stuff.co.nz “The phrase “hitting the town to get hammered” has taken on a whole new meaning for a Palmerston North teenager. When Blake Coleman, 19, questioned the ages of a group of young teenagers drinking Woodstocks outside a city bar about midnight on Friday, he was…