The police decision not to follow up is a lame excuse. They have photographic evidence and could easily identify the individuals as they leave the country tomorrow. Apart from one officer towards the end they failed in their duty to protect a New Zealand politician from assault.
John Key is taking a see no evil approach. I understand it but I think a little less of him because of it.
If we cannot stand up for the democratic rights of our countrymen, even when you disagree with them, then we have lost something of our freedom and our democracy. As it happens I agree with the action of Dr Norman and salute him. We should trade with China for the benefits trade brings, but we should never forget, and we should never allow them to forget, that democracy, human rights and self determination are important. That is not what the Anzacs fought for.