Massey University Survey Shows Wide Discontent in New Zealand

Forget the pimped-up absurdity of the  “New Zealand is one of the world’s happiest countries” spin. Everyone who’s ever lived in New Zealand knows it has some of the OECD’s worst rates for preventable child deaths, youth suicide, crime, homeless people, poverty, high property prices, children living in poverty, mental illness, family violence, and substance…

Migrant Tales – Working in Christchurch. ‘She’ll Be Right’ Won’t Do: “Kiwi’s are renowned for being lazy though so it all made sense”

  Welcome to our popular Migrant Tales series, first hand accounts of the migrant experience of New Zealand. A reader sent us a link to this migrant tale, first published on reddit/newzealand two months ago (around May 2017). The author migrated to New Zealand to escape the European ‘rat race’ only to find that Christchurch…