New Zealanders can recognise crime in other areas, but prefer to dismiss it as part of everyday life in their own, a study suggests.
The survey found that while more than 80 per cent of respondents agreed - or strongly agreed - crime was a serious problem in New Zealand, 63.2 per cent believed it was a problem only in other areas.
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