An Open Letter To Avondale College

We are reproducing here an open letter to Avondale College published by Support our Survivors.co.nz. The group is  a “student-led organization created in support of the victims of the “Roastbusters” and to tackle rape culture in NZ, starting with Avondale College.” They may also be found at Facebook.com/supportoursurvivors. An Open Letter to Avondale College  “It is the…

Teacher Beaten Unconscious By Student

We’re saddened to  learn of yet another act of violent savagery in a New Zealand school. The Herald has published an account of a south Auckland schoolteacher who was beaten unconscious in a school corridor in Mangere at lunchtime last Friday. South Auckland school teacher was beaten unconscious by a student as he checked corridors…

Avondale Schools In Lockdown After Gunman Sighting

The day after the news finally broke that an Indian youth had been seriously injured in a brawl outside of Avondale physiotherapy on Wednesay night, a gunman was allegedly seen in Avondale this afternoon. The alleged sighting launched a massive lockdown of  three schools in the area – Rosebank School, Avondale College and Avondale Intermediate…

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…

Korean Student, Tae Won Chung, Sentenced To Prison For Classroom Stabbing

Korean student, Tae Won Chung, has pleaded guilty to the classroom stabbing of teacher David Warren at Avondale College and was today sentenced to 18 months in prison. A report in the Herald says: “Chung’s lawyer, David Jones QC, told the Auckland District Court that the catalyst for the violent attack was culturally insensitive comments…

Racial Sensitivity May Have Caused Classroom Stabbing

Despite allegations that are students were told not to speak to the media on threat of expulsion further details are leaking out about the shocking classroom stabbing yesterday of teacher David Warren at Avondale College. A 17 year old student at the college Tae Won Chung appeared in court today and was denied bail. This…

Racial Sensitivity May Have Caused Classroom Stabbing

Despite allegations that are students were told not to speak to the media on threat of expulsion further details are leaking out about the shocking classroom stabbing yesterday of teacher David Warren at Avondale College. A 17 year old student at the college Tae Won Chung appeared in court today and was denied bail. This…