It's a sad state of affairs when the majority internationally have to pay the price for the minority who have created this problem for Law abiding citizens, especially our Under 25's who are in need of been treated without discrimination.
We know plenty of Law abiding and responsible Under 25's who would like to spend their New Years day / evening with friends who are not the partying type but ordinary people.
In a country like New Zealand younger people, and others who enjoy the outdoors, like to be able to spend time at the beach swimming and surfing and have no interest in partying.
It's important we look after our younger one's Mental Wellbeing and rights to live their lives.
We all have to start somewhere in life.
Thankfully we have had blitzes on alcohol related Boating.
There must be a better way we can all nut out how to address these issues as it potentially may be viewed to be discriminatory and unlawful.
Perhaps we ones older than 25 need to stop and look back and reflect on where we were at that age, our ambitions and work etc and think of younger ones of today who are of like behaviour.
Let's face it, not everyone goes out partying on New Years, some have worked really hard through the Christmas lead up and just want a day away from people.
@Brian @Airbnb @Catherine-Powell @Jenny @Emilie @Quincy @Noriko @Stephanie @Bhumika @Francesca
What were you doing at around 18 to 25 years of age when you were that young for New Years????
I personally was working, at various times in Tourism related industries and face to face jobs with people