The Truth About New Zealand

By The NZ Orator | UPDATED CONSTANTLY!.....So, you want to move to New Zealand? Often referred to as the land of milk and honey, New Zealand is just the opposite! Land of bills and no money where the secret police raid you and murder, rape, robbery and destitution are a way of life. Forget everything you think you know about New Zealand! Read on to discover what New Zealand is not telling you!

Complaint at police conduct over Christchurch bar and strip club

A convicted drug dealer and member of the family behind a Christchurch strip club and bar has complained that police holding a grudge have unfairly …

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Lack of medical detox beds 'troubling' says Coroner after Rotorua death

Police have released a name and photo of Morocco Tai's brother four days after he fled custody while on bail.<p>Auckland house prices may be the highest …

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Mother appeals for return of blind boy's bike

A Whanganui woman is appealing for the return of her son's bike.But this is not just any bike. Darcy Britton, 17, is blind, and his bike is a tandem …

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Parents upset at police access to blood samples taken from babies

The mother of murdered teenager Jane Furlong was stunned to learn blood samples taken from her daughter at birth were later used by the police to …

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Shane Cortese and son thankful for concern after intimidated and robbed on Papatoetoe train

Shane Cortese is now selling real estate but is still open to acting opportunities.<p>Kiwi actor Shane Cortese has shown his thanks for the support he …

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Jury finds woman guilty of intentionally making her children sick

A mother who allegedly made her children sick because she liked the buzz of emergency rooms has been found guilty on a raft of charges.

Crime

Auckland schools struck by mumps and whooping cough

A mumps outbreak has worsened across Auckland. Nearly 500 cases of the highly infectious disease have been registered this year and numbers surged in …

Public Health

Volunteers devastated as thieves close Linton Park bike shed

For Rotorua volunteer Andrew Gibson, fixing up old bikes for underprivileged locals had become almost his reason for living.<p>Now he and others have …

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Court appearance over Western Springs death

A 29-year-old man has appeared in court charged with the murder of a man whose body was found in a Western Springs building.<p>The body was found in the …

Crime

'Toilet paper just littered down the side of the tracks'

Human waste and toilet paper are littering the Milford Track as another busy tourist season approaches, a Department of Conservation contractor says.

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Rural Tauranga in lockdown as armed police storm area

Police cordons have now been lifted at Barrett Rd in Whakamarama after armed police swooped on the rural Tauranga area where explosions were heard …

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Partygoers cause $100K damage to unoccupied Auckland home

Shocking video has been revealed of the aftermath of an out-of-control Auckland party.

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Protester who set himself alight 'frustrated and lonely'

A man who met the lone protester, the day before he set himself alight outside Parliament, said he seemed lonely and frustrated.<p>Karl Pearce, 44, said …

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Don't come to New Zealand, British teachers warn colleagues back home

Two British teachers hired to help fill Auckland's desperate teacher shortage are warning other foreign teachers not to come because of the …

New Zealand

Elderly woman and daughter in 'nasty' home invasion

An elderly woman and her daughter are in shock after armed men wearing disguises attacked them in their Hastings home last night.<p>Hawke's Bay police …

Home Invasion

Pensioners in poverty: Quarter of caravan park residents over 65

Increasing numbers of pensioners are struggling so much to make ends meet they're turning to campgrounds and caravan parks for accommodation. Zac …

Housing

Sea Shepherd environmental group offers reward to catch alleged southern serial sea lion killer

Environmental group Sea Shepherd New Zealand is alleging a serial sea lion killer is at large and is offering a $5000 reward.

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New Zealand is no paradise, it is brutal

Masculinity was praised in New Zealand, where being a "girl" was an insult. One should not be weak, soft, emotional or cowardly.<p><i>Part one of New</i> …

Victim left with broken bones in Christchurch bus stop assault

A 30-year-old man punched his victim repeatedly while he lay on the ground at a bus stop in Christchurch, leaving him with broken bones and needing …

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Pistol allegedly drawn in Christchurch road rage incident

Police are investigating a road rage incident where a gun was allegedly pulled on an early morning driver. (FILE PHOTO)<p>A man allegedly tailgated an …

Crime

Delayed caesarean due to emergency results in baby death at Waikato Hospital

A baby died during birth after the mother was bumped from her elective caesarean at least once because an emergency C-section took priority.<p>The …

Families 'evicted' after taking in homeless

Families in Napier are being kicked out of their state and private rentals because they are taking in homeless people, a community housing group says.<p>…

Filthy Hamilton rental going for $325 a week

Camilla Pearce/FACEBOOK<p>This house has broken windows, locks, taps and has mould.<p>Blood on the walls, windows with broken latches and a back door that …

Homeless people sleep under National billboard outside the Auckland City Mission

A photo has emerged showing homeless people sleeping below a National Party billboard outside the Auckland City MissionAna Samways from the NZ …

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Dunedin men declined appointments living in agony

A Dunedin man declined a specialist appointment says he has considered suicide because he cannot cope with living in so much pain.<p>Ted McKinnon, 66, …

'People are crying, especially in Auckland'

Tenants at a South Auckland boarding house are waiting years for a state house, compared with just a few months a decade ago, its owner says.<p>Tenants …

Wooden spoons and domestic sieves part of Waikato surgeons' toolkit

Wooden spoons are being used in cardiac surgery at Waikato Hospital (file photo).<p>Large wooden spoons, kitchen sieves and domestic shaving blades are …

Former prisoner wins case to have Arohata Prison strip search declared unlawful

The markings on clothing of Arohata Women's Prison, which Kerryn Mitchell didn't want to wear for fear of losing her identity. (File photo)<p>A former …

Gray's whale loses its beak from illegal chainsaw removal on West Coast

A Gray's beaked whale that washed up dead on a Greymouth beach had its beak illegally removed.<p><i>GRAPHIC WARNING: Images in this story may upset some</i> …

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