Media watch – Saturday

7 October 2017


Media Watch is a focus on New Zealand media, blogs and social media. You can post any items of interested related to media.

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  1. patupaiarehe

     /  October 7, 2017

    “(Youth) are not connecting with anyone, they’re out there doing their thing, doing drugs.”
    He said for years teenagers had told him: “Give me something to keep me busy and I’ll get out of gangs and drugs.”
    Yet there was still little support for them in the community, he said.
    “They’ve lost their trust in us,” Paea said.
    Remind me again why we are importing foreign tradespeople, rather than training Kiwis…