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!

Ex-Marsden Point Oil Refinery worker with cancer wants compensation, claiming lead poisoning

A former Marsden Point Oil Refinery worker has won a battle to further probe whether cancers that riddle his body are linked to exposure to highly …

New Zealand News

Full noise: Woman bites cop after stereo seized

A Mosgiel woman went berserk when noise control staff turned up to her home to confiscate a stereo, a court has heard.<p>Tania Lee Vince, 37, was …

Crime

Family living in fear after axe attack in Flaxmere, Hawke's Bay

A man allegedly attacked his neighbours' vehicle with an axe on Wednesday afternoon, leaving the Flaxmere family terrified. A Flaxmere father …

New Zealand News

Kid's sandwich packets used to sell drugs by organised criminal groups

A major Waikato police operation targeting drug dealers has uncovered a criminal group selling drugs from children's sandwich packets.<p>Thirty people …

New Zealand News

Spies slammed by watchdog for 'unlawful' access of database which includes most Kiwis

The senior lawyer charged with oversight of our spies has issued a damning report into "unlawful" access of data about "large proportion of New …

Surveillance

Cow disease found in North Island for first time

The cow disease Mycoplasma bovis has been found in the North Island for the first time, says the Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI).<p>MPI has …

New Zealand News

Senior police officer to face criminal charges after sex abuse complaint

<b>Female complainant says "today is a good day" after she was told a senior police officer would be charged with criminal offences after her sex</b> …

New Zealand News

Arrest made after gang related shooting in Taranaki

Armed police have made an arrest in relation to a shooting at a North Taranaki property which is believed to be gang related.

Crime

Maori more likely subjected to mental health treatment, placed in seclusion

Maori are more likely to be subjected to compulsory mental health treatment and placed in seclusion, a report has revealed.<p>The over-representation of …

New Zealand News

Spies 'unlawfully' accessed data then refused to talk about it properly - oversight body

Our spies have broken the law accessing Customs and Immigration data and have resisted explaining to the intelligence oversight body why they have …

Surveillance

Papamoa left picking over the damage after Sunday's fight in Lyn Grove

Residents have been left to pick up the pieces the morning after a big fight broke out in Papamoa where people used sticks, garden tools and bats as …

New Zealand News

Patients' 12-year wait for discharge from secure mental health unit could be 'unlawful detention'

Patients ready for discharge are waiting up to 12 years to be released from a secure mental health facility for adults with intellectual disabilities …

Health Care

Prison moves to ease overheated cells after inmates make complaint

A Christchurch Men's Prison inmate was taken to hospital with a suspected heat-related illness just days after his fellow prisoners complained their …

Prison

'Comatose' teenage girl failed by adults, coroner finds

Rangimaria White was killed by a hit-and-run driver in July 2015.<p>Rangimaria White vomited, drifting in and out of consciousness, as she lay drunk in …

Crime

Water cut to 600 properties over toxic algae

Several Taupō lakeside settlements have had their water intakes shut down over fears of a potentially toxic algal bloom.<p>A public health warning has …

New Zealand News

Minister warned of critical pressure on natural resources

The Environment Ministry has warned its minister that pressures on New Zealand's natural resources are reaching a critical point.<p>It said the …

New Zealand News

Cobham Intermediate students allegedly 'shamed' in class over parents' unsettled accounts

Woman fears the building boom is an excuse to exploit working class suburbs.<p>They bravely represented NZ at the World Puzzle Champs, but lost in …

New Zealand News

Sport shock: 80 New Zealand athletes suspected in illegal steroid probe

An investigation into illegal steroids has uncovered alleged widespread cheating in New Zealand sport, with up to 80 athletes allegedly caught up in …

New Zealand News

My anguish at my daughter's bullying

The 12 year old waited for her parents and two sisters to go to bed.

New Zealand News

More Kiwis living pay day to pay day

The number of Kiwis living pay day to pay day has jumped in the past nine months and fewer people say they have money set aside to cover emergencies, …

New Zealand News

IPCA: Police chokehold on violent Mongrel Mob associate 'amounted to excessive force'

The IPCA ruled the choke hold was excessive.<p>The Independent Police Conduct Authority has found an officer's use of a choke-hold while arresting a …

New Zealand News

The developer next door undercut her driveway. Lucy Walker wishes that was all that happened

SUPPLIED<p>Lucy Walker says there was not enough protection for neighbours when work began next door.<p>Auckland woman Lucy Walker and her family have …

New Zealand News

Jarrod Gilbert: Our prisons are in crisis

To say we have a crisis looming in our prisons is not quite right. It's probably worse than that.Our prison muster is rising at a rate scarcely …

New Zealand News

Former top BMXer's suspected suicide rips heart out of his Rotorua family

"It's the most hollow feeling you can ever have ... all my answers are in the coffin."Those are the words of the devastated father of former top …

New Zealand News

Diminishing core of country doctors run-ragged because no one wants to join them

Paula Hyde has been a rural doctor with the Fairlie Medical Centre for 22 years. During this time she has been on-call every night, except when on …

New Zealand News

State of New Zealand's drinking water slammed, with Kiwis exposed to potentially unsafe drinking water

Mangateretere Stream, which is near one of three bores supplying Havelock North's water, was identified as a likely source of contamination. Sheep …

New Zealand News

Police calling for CCTV footage and sightings after innocent man shot in his Christchurch home

Police searched cars and properties with metal detectors on Golf Links Rd in Shirley, Christchurch, on Tuesday.<p>Police say they're determined to find …

Policing

Police find home-made explosive devices in car during stop in Hamilton

Police who searched a car on suspicion of drugs found home-made explosive devices in the vehicle.Two men were in the car when police stopped it in …

New Zealand News

Taranaki man puts out burning ute while only wearing his undies

A Taranaki man jumped out of bed and grabbed the garden hose after he discovered his ute ablaze in the early hours of the morning.

New Zealand News