Special investigation: New Zealand’™s shameful record of child abuse

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Stuff co.nz 21 November 2015 New Zealand remains one of the most dangerous countries in the developed world in which to grow up, despite efforts from successive governments. Thirteen Kiwi kids have died in suspicious circumstances so far this year – one of the worst years on record and much higher than the annual average […]

Who is New Zealand’s longest married couple?

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Stuff co.nz 19 November 2015 If you’ve been married for an extremely long time you could be in for a prize for your perseverance. A competition to find the longest married couple in New Zealand has been launched by conservative lobby group Family First. The nominations opened on Thursday, with the award to be announced […]

Emily was 24 and physically fit. She wanted euthanasia. She chose to live.

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Emily “Laura” is a healthy 24 year-old who was approved to die by euthanasia in Belgium. Emily has chosen to live. Alex Schadenberg 12 November 2015 The Economist released a video on November 10 concerning Emily, a 24 year-old physically healthy woman who was approved for euthanasia for the reason of psychological suffering. The video […]

Pharmac bid to fund medical cannabis shut down by clinical advisors

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NZ Doctor 16 November 2015 Pharmac’s bid to fund a cannabis medication for multiple sclerosis has been declined by its advisory committee, in part because it says the risk of inappropriate use is too high. Pharmac has been seeking clinical advice from its Pharmacology Therapeutics Advisory Committee on funding oromucosal spray Sativex. The spray is […]

Australia investigating archbishop for distributing pamphlet defending true marriage

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LifeSiteNews 15 November 2015  An Australian Catholic archbishop is facing legal action after recently distributing a pamphlet to local Catholic school children that supported Catholic teaching on marriage being between a man and woman. “Dear Friends, I have received notification from the Office of the Anti-Discrimination Commissioner that a complaint made about me has been […]

Christian Daycare Workers Fired for Refusing to Call a Little Girl a Boy

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Breitbart.com 6 November 2015 Two daycare workers have been fired for refusing to go along with the center’s transgender agenda. Madeline Kirksey, one of the workers who is an author of a Christian book, says her religious liberty rights have been violated. The two were fired after refusing to call a little girl a boy. The […]

Born at 23 weeks, Tia-Jane is fighting on

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Stuff co.nz 15 November 2015 Tiny Tia-Jane’s super-human fight for life started when she put her foot in it. Her mother, Wellingtonian Alysha McVeigh, went into labour only 22 weeks and five days into a pregnancy that was her only chance of a child. Tia-Jane’s chances were remote because  there were still two days to […]

Damning report rewritten after ‘war-room’ meetings

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NZ Herald 13 November 2015 A damning report by an education watchdog about babies and toddlers was partially rewritten after high-level meetings about its “risk” to the Government. Documents show Ministry of Education advisers also tried to mitigate the impact of the Education Review Office report by planting good-news stories to balance negative media coverage, […]

Sex offenders ‘can’t be rehabilitated, only trained’ – MPs told to make register public

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Stuff co.nz 11 November 2015 Child sex offenders can’t be rehabilitated, “but they can be trained”, MPs have been told, hearing warring submissions over whether a register of such criminals should be made public. Proposed new legislation for a register would reduce the risk posed by serious child sex offenders, in providing government agencies with […]

Fiji Court rules that man cannot change his birth certificate after sex change

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Fiji Village.com 10 November 2015 The Suva High Court has today dismissed an application of a 42-year-old man who had sought court orders for his birth certificate to be changed to state that he is now a female after undergoing a sex change. The man was seeking a declaration that he is a female for […]