Mitchell’s 10 positive trends

December 31st, 2013 at 1:00 pm by David Farrar

blogs on 10 positive trends in NZ:

  1. A 20% drop in assaults on Police (due to tasers)
  2. A 35% drop in Sudden Infant Deaths
  3. A 17% drop in recorded crime
  4. A 25% drop in the smoking rate
  5. A drop in the teenage birth rate since 2008
  6. A drop in the abortion rate for last five years
  7. A 60 year low road toll
  8. A long-term drop in the child mortality rate
  9. A 23% drop in the Maori male suicide rate
  10. A 10% drop in the rheumatic rate among children

I could add on stuff such as a huge drop in the number of 13 to 18 year olds who drink alcohol.

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7 Responses to “Mitchell’s 10 positive trends”

  1. dishy (224 comments) says:

    Key might as well claim credit for the figures going this way; he’d get the blame if they went the other way.

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  2. Reid (15,917 comments) says:

    Try these trends..

    http://kingworldnews.com/kingworldnews/KWN_DailyWeb/Entries/2013/12/12_Celente_-_Top_10_Trends_for_2014,_A_Year_Of_Extremes.html

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  3. Andronicus (219 comments) says:

    Doesn’t matter who is responsible, it’s all good news.

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  4. Longknives (4,411 comments) says:

    “20% drop in assaults on Police”

    Jackinabox will be distraught!

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  5. Steve (North Shore) (4,491 comments) says:

    Another drop.
    I’m gonna drop Len Brown if I can find him. Doubtful though, he has goons/minders the little coward

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  6. Johnboy (14,910 comments) says:

    A 100% drop in assaults on Police (due to Glocks/Bushmasters) would be a better result! :)

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  7. Casey (11 comments) says:

    There’s got to be some way someone can spin this to make the Govt look bad surely? Just give them time

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