Govt struggles to surge ahead on ‘crime crisis'

The government this week continued to struggle to wrest the narrative on rising crime, despite prioritising firearm prohibition orders to reduce gun harm. National Party was less than impressive to hit on the government's overall performance on economy.

How does Budget 2017 address crime prevention?

For most in the Kiwi-Indian communities, especially retailers and small business owners who are at the forefront of facing assaults and aggravated robberies, there may be less appetite for knowing about any hike in the social sector

Multiple robberies in Tokoroa in one week

“We are reluctant [to] even report the incident to the police. They come to examine the place, take footages, and then there is no progress or any result at the end," Bhavesh Patel, owner of Tainui Superette, told Indian Weekender.

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