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…

Level Of Criminal Assaults By Children In NZ “No Surprise”

Lost among the hype of New Zealand’s recently released 2010 crime figures were some shocking data about child violence. The stats make for grim reading as they come at a time when schoolyard bullying and violent  assaults are frequently in the New Zealand news. Police crime statistics showed the number of children under 9 apprehended…