Paradise Lost, Crisis In Small Town New Zealand.

Yesterday we blogged about the impending TVNZ Close Up TV special on New Zealand’s toughest towns, today one of the towns was revealed as Kawerau. From the Close Up website: “Sex for drugs. Organised fights. Suicide. Issues that no town wants to deal with, especially when kids as young as 14 are involved. Kawerau was…

New Zealand’s Toughest Town – Updated

This week on Television New Zealand’s Close Up: “Reporter Jehan Casinader investigates what life is like in one of our toughest towns. Sex for drugs and organised fights – and we’re talking about teenagers. What can be done to help?.” The show hasn’t even aired yet and no one know what the town is, but…