New Zealanders Fight at Sydney Detention Centre, One Dead

A group of New Zealand detainees brawled at a Sydney detention centre, leaving one of them dead. A 42-year-old detainee at a Sydney immigration detention centre has died after he was involved in a fight with his fellow countrymen. The exact cause of death will be released after an autopsy is held. NSW Police told…

Another Australian Death from a Kiwi ‘Coward Punch’

A reader in Australia has informed us that another Australian has died in Queensland from a Kiwi ‘coward punch’. The team at E2NZ.org would like to convey our deepest condolences to Mr Duroux’s family and community for their tragic loss. Grandfather Trevor Duroux spent ten days fighting for his life as he lay in a…

No Sign of Christmas Goodwill in Dismaland

A week out from Christmas we thought we’d do a round up of the news headlines to see whether there’s a scrap of seasonal goodwill to be found in New Zealand. What we found was that it is pretty bleak in this dismal land… The front page of the Herald website leads with “Car obliterated in crash,…

Third Con Air Flight Touches Down In New Zealand

Radio NZ is reporting the third Con Air flight from Australia has landed in New Zealand. The latest charter flight, carrying 15 deportees, landed at Auckland International Airport earlier today. The flights began on 19 November 2015 after the New Zealand government introduced a new law under urgency to impose ‘parole-like’ monitoring on criminal offenders…