Arrests over race-hate attacks on Asians [in New Zealand]
By Kiran Chuh – The Nelson Mail | Monday, 09 June 2008
Nelson police say two “skinheads” have been arrested following two unprovoked racist attacks in the central city, which left the victims terrified and shaken on Sunday.
Senior Constable Phil Wylie of Nelson police said the 23-year-old and 24-year-old Nelson men were both due to appear in the Nelson District Court Monday on a number of charges, following the assaults.
He described the two men, who were arrested Sunday, as skinheads. Read full story here.
Local [New Zealand] students fail discrimination test
By Martha McKenzie-Minifie – The New Zealand Herald | 15 May 2008
Three in four international students feel they have been discriminated against by local students, according to the results of a major study.
But the more than 2600 students from overseas to respond felt better about treatment they got from teachers and staff at institutions – and other international students. Read full story here.