Car Jacking on the Rise in NZ

It has taken a while but the Sensible Sentencing Trust has finally noticed that car jacking is becoming a big problem in New Zealand. This is an issue E2NZ.org has been talking about for some years: we like our readers to be street savvy. If you’re planning to visit New Zealand, or intend living there,…

Another Armed Car-Jacking, this time in New Plymouth

There’s been another armed car-jacking this time in New Plymouth, according to the Herald “One man has been arrested following a knife point carjacking in New Plymouth. Police said a taxi driver was on or near Sanders Ave when his vehicle was taken at knife point at about 9.20pm last night. The driver managed to…

Another Car Jacking, This Time in Opunake

There’s been another armed car-jacking in New Zealand, this is how the Herald reported it  Two 18-year-old Opunake teenagers allegedly tried to steal a car armed with a knife early yesterday. The two, Tyler Fransen and Maku Temaire, appeared in the New Plymouth District Court at noon wearing white police overalls. Judge Allan Roberts acknowledged the…