Bullying In NZ Schools – “A Harsh Lesson”

Readers may remember one of our Migrants’ Tales – “ A Better Life for the Kids” Written by Steve, he spoke about  a widespread and insidious problem within schools in New Zealand  – bullying. When his children were bullied at a fee paying school the school’s way of dealing with the problem seemed to be…

A Better Life For The Kids

Continuing in our series of Migrant Stories: first hand accounts of migrant life in New Zealand, taken from locations around the net. Today’s tale arrived via a message left on this blog. This is Steve’s story, where he tells of a widespread and insidious problem within schools in New Zealand  – bullying. For an update…

Discrimination Against Asians Still A Key Issue In New Zealand

Asian New Zealanders and international students continue to experience racial discrimination and harassment, according to a report released by Race Relations Commissioner Joris de Bres. It seems that discrimination has increased over the last year (perhaps this is a result of a ‘kiwis first’ mentality during the recession?) with Asians being the most discriminated against.…