Migrant Tales – Brave Scottish Lass

Continuing in our popular series of Migrant Tales – first hand accounts of the migrant experience of New Zealand. Today’s tale was sent in by K, a Scottish migrant who moved to NZ when she was young. Her parents moved to New Zealand because they’d heard the stories about it being a good place to…

Massive Arsenal Stolen from Bucklands Beach Home. Operation Unification Opens with a Bang in NZ. No Lessons Learned From Napier Siege?

What exactly does a suburban home in Bucklands Beach need with a massive gun cache and 5,000 rounds of ammunition? The burglary comes on the eve of Operation Unification*, an Australasian-wide two-week campaign aimed at encouraging the public to report those who hold firearms illegally. Would you feel safe knowing a. your neighbour was legally…

Its Too Late Now What! American Authors Caught In NZ Dune Rage

The American authors of a book titled Its Too Late Now What! have been attacked whilst on vacation in the Coromandel,  New Zealand. Hawaiian couple, artists and free thinkers, Felizia Graye and ‘Professor’ Shenandoah Forest were enjoying a quiet day at the beach when, according to the Herald a horror attack left them completely “freaked…

“The Highways Most Likely To Kill You”

If you’re planning on a short road trip or holiday to the Northland region here’s something that may help you plan your route. The Northern Advocate has published a list of the regions worst roads, identified in an AA “KiwiRap”  survey (we mentioned the report here if you want to read more about it) saying:…