Civil Unions Legislation a total waste of time

In the last 12 months…… Heterosexual Civil unions: 81 Same-sex Civil unions: 377 Marriages: approx. 21,690 (Source: Department of Internal Affairs) What we heard……. Associate Justice Minister David Benson-Pope, who …

Same sex relationship not acceptable for Greens!

Women are excluded from running for the co-leadership of the Green Party today because the party’s constitution specifically states that the leadership must consist of a man and a woman. …

Life is better when the parents stay married!

A stable family life leads to better education, higher household wealth and often a better chance of children growing up to have a happy relationship. The Sydney Morning Herald (April …

Abortion pill is dangerous for women

It is disgraceful that a GP, who should be defending life, has urged easier and earlier access to the abortion pill RU486. (Dominion Post 11 April 2006) Wellington doctor Carol …

Parental neglect must stop

Two problems affecting children have been highlighted in the past week. The first is the problem of obesity, with as many as 1/3rd of kiwi children overweight or obese, some …

CYF should not be above the law

Child Youth and Family should not be allowed to penalise parents / caregivers and children by separating them from each other just because the parents / caregivers don’t follow a …

Children’s Commission should be scrapped

The Children’s Commissioner is confused. On one hand she wants smacking banned because children should be treated like adults. On the other hand, she does not support Ron Mark’s Young …