‘World Class in NZ’ : Steel Mesh; and Hundreds of Requests for Emergency Housing in Kaikoura, but Hey Let’s Repair the Skate Park and Pool

Kaikoura is turning into the Marlborough equivalent of Christchurch’s eastern suburbs, a residential area that was affected badly during the Christchurch earthquakes. And it looks as if the same, tired solutions will be used in Kaikoura that were used in Christchurch: people are likely to be homed in expensive caravans and mobile homes that will…

Kaikoura’s Mobs – Street Violence Erupts Again

Last month we wrote about how a group of men from Christchurch on a fishing trip were attacked by a mob of around 30 local youths in Kaikoura. Read Five Arrested In Kaikoura Mob Attack. At the time Kaikoura’s mayor, Winston Gray, said “the incident was not the first against visitors and the community needed to…