Negative life experiences and behaviours can contribute to why some youths offend. Truanting from school and engaging in risky activities such as sniffing glue – like this group of youths in Manners Mall, Wellington, in 1987 – are potential contributing factors.
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Alexander Turnbull Library, Dominion Post Collection (PAColl-7327)
Photograph by Phil Reid
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