German Tourist Beaten, Mugged in Nelson

  There’s been another tourist attack in New Zealand, this time in Nelson. From an article in Stuff.co.nz we learn: A German tourist was kicked, punched and robbed by two men in Nelson early today. The 29-year-old man told police he was approached by a man in Rutherford St about 3am. He was then attacked…

New Zealand Brutal Place for Women and Tourists. Amy Farrall, Niki Honda, Michaela Brandl et al…updated

Another sad reminder today that New Zealand continues to be a brutally unsafe place for women and tourists, whilst Christchurch has a hard time living down its reputation as the nation’s murder capital. Until the National led government recently started interfering with reporting requirements by making “procedural changes that wiped thousands of crimes off the…