“..Experts say antisocial behaviour, aggression and violence are all escalating.
People who have never been in trouble with the law before are appearing before the courts – with some turning to anger management classes.
Protesters have taken to the streets about 30 times since the September 2010 earthquake – railing against a loss of democracy, council salaries, school closures and the powers of earthquake agencies.
Heritage campaigners fighting to save Cranmer Courts were ordered from a fiery Christchurch City Council meeting during the week – and more than 2000 people opposed to the education shake-up packed Hagley Park last month.
Police say family violence is also starting to climb -
- and the Family Court says couples are divorcing by the “bucketload”..”
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