Mark Sweet - Crime and Punishment

Social Safety

Before colonisation Maori had a justice system in which the community were directly involved in deciding punishment. The death penalty or banishment could be imposed, but the most common punishment…

BayBuzz16 December 2008

Mark Sweet - It's Not Cool

Social Safety

A prominent Hastings solicitor celebrating New Year’s Eve at Waimarama beats up his wife, his teenage daughter, and her friend staying over. Along the road a 14 year old girl…

BayBuzz19 September 2008

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