Month: April 2012

Imported – then exploited

And one has to wonder how much of this is trafficking? Immigration raids catch 21 illegal sex workers NZ Herald 26 April 2012 Twenty-one prostitutes have been found working illegally in Auckland brothels raided by Immigration NZ officials since the…


Poverty affects education – but not crime

Christchurch Press 25 April 2012 Children raised in poor families will earn less and achieve at a lower academic standard but will not have higher crime levels, a Christchurch study has found. The Christchurch Health and Development Study (CHDS), run…


Predictable – but still a good argument :-)

Poker machines versus a convention centre Auckland Scoop 22 April 2012 It’s not just problem gamblers who would suffer from the Prime Minister’s Sky City/convention centre deal. Auckland’s annual film festival, now in its fifth decade, would be affected as…