Unsafe NZ: Cancer Survivor Tourist Robbed and Spanish Cyclist Injured in Hit and Run

Two more reminders today that New Zealand continues to be an unsafe tourism destination. Both news report contained the now mandatory ‘we still love NZ/the people are lovely/this hasn’t spoiled our foreign holiday’ statements which are always published when international tourists become the victims of crime in New Zealand. (Try to find a report that…

Mia Pusch’s Killer To Pay $5,000

The Wanganui truck driver who admitted killing Mia Pusch through careless driving has had his licence suspended for just a year and has been ordered to pay a measly $5,000 in reparation to her family (source) Mia Pusch, 19, was a German tourist who had been backpacking through New Zealand on her bike “pinkie”. She…