No Crime In Gisborne, It’s Offical – Updates.

25 July 2010 (scroll down for updates & keep checking back) Remember how the Palmerston North Wikipedia page was censored to remove references to crime because it was making overseas investors and professionals shy away from moving to the town?;  and of how gangs are now euphemistically  called “groups” in some news reports?;  and how…

Is New Zealand Moving Toward A Police State By Default?

A new piece of legislation slipped through, under urgency, into the statute books last month (just in time for the Auckland elections in a few months?)- the Policing (Involvement in Local Authority Elections) Amendment Bill removed restrictions on serving police in New Zealand standing for local body elections. Now, if they are elected to local…

No Crime In Gisborne, It’s Offical.

(for ongoing updates to this story click HERE) Remember how the Palmerston North Wikipedia page was censored to remove references to crime because it was making overseas investors and professionals shy away from moving to the town?;  and of how gangs are now euphemistically  called “groups” in some news reports?;  and how no police statistics…