More messages from your neighbours
15 hours ago

shame them into submission

Paul from Pukete

Two recent homicideย cases involving childrenย  have sparked calls to end the right to silence,ย  statements in a recent media item revealย an investigation spanning 2004 to present, carries the names of 12 children whose killers have never been brought to justice. .

The right to silence is enshrined in the Bill of Rights Act. Like most countries in the western world, New Zealand authorities canโ€™t compel people to talk,ย "Aside from a fewย  exceptions, we all have โ€“ all the time โ€“ a right to silence,
Expressed in the article their views echo their outrageย 

โ€œSomeย  say the right to silence allows child abusers to escape punishment, and the law needs to change.

โ€œThe rights of victims to justice and the urgent need for offenders to be held accountable far outweighs the right to silence and other privileges that families may seek to use to mask their guilt or involvement.โ€ these occurred in such cases asย  He was referring to cases such asย Staranise Waru,Chris and Cru Kahui,Atreyu Taylor-MateneandSoul Turanyโ€“ babies and toddlers whose violent deaths in the past two decades remain unsolved. itsย โ€œunacceptableโ€ people are refusing to talk when a child is killed,"

Yet i know of no law which prevents the police publicly naming the person's of interest relevant to each case, completely acknowledging the public shame this will bring to the family the culture the tribe what ever is appropriate to each case.

Thus family peer, tribal, or cultural pressure is brought to bear on the individual responsible leaving one of two option to remove the abhorrent stain on the community concerned: to reveal or to ostracise the miscreant either action brings the perpetrator into the light

8 hours ago


Tim from Pukete

So this year I have decided to really give back and start supporting young kids and communities ๐Ÿ˜Š

I hosted the Terapa School end of term prize giving ๐ŸŽ They did so well congratulations ๐ŸŽŠ We hope to see you all back on the team next year!

If you need to buy or sell a home ๐Ÿก give me a call ๐Ÿ“ฒ Then I can donate more to a charity or sponsor someone you know! Thanks in advance ๐Ÿ’•

13 hours ago

๐ŸŒž spring forward ๐ŸŒž

Tim from Pukete

Daylight savings starts this weekend! Don't forget to set your clocks โฐ forward by one hour when you go to bed tonight. Summer is now truly on it's way! ๐ŸŒž