Two Children Attacked on Consecutive Days, Sexual Predators in Napier – updated

Thinking of moving to New Zealand because its a great place to raise kids? Along with the Hamilton suburb of Fairfield you may want to give Napier a miss after two children were attacked on two separate days. Both of the assaults were unprovoked. The NZ news site Stuff.co.nz reported A 17-year-old was walking along a Napier…

New Zealand’s Sea Becomes More Dangerous

Thinking of visiting a beach whilst staying in New Zealand? take care in the the water, it’s not as safe as you think. A man was retrieving a crayfish pot from Riversdale in the Wairarapa this afternoon, when a passing stingray ripped a 15cm long gash in his leg which severe enough to require hospital treatment.…

Man Pierced By Stingray Barb – updated 7 Jan 2014

A man has been taken to hospital in Auckland after he was pierced in the chest by a stingray whilst scuba diving in the Hauraki Gulf, scene of New Zealand’s only stingray fatality. He was airlifted from Pakatoa Island with moderate injures and is said to be undergoing tests. Neither his name, nor his nationality…