Muhammed Rizalman Bin Ismail at Centre of NZ v. Malaysia PR War. NZ Apologises For a “performance that was below the standard that should be expected of the New Zealand Foreign Ministry”

The allegations of rape and burglary made against Malaysian diplomat Muhammed Rizalman Bin Ismail have paled into insignificance compared to the PR war that has broken out between the two countries. Yesterday, Fairfax media got the suppression order lifted. Their case was probably helped by the many Malaysians who were already openly talking about the…

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…