The nanny state school for good parenting

UK Telegraph 14 Nov 06 A national academy providing reliable advice on which child-rearing techniques actually work will be launched next autumn, Beverley Hughes, the minister for children and families, announced …

Hell’s condom promo sparks most complaints ever

NZ Herald 14 Nov 06 A promotion for a pizza company that saw about 170,000 condoms dropped in New Zealand letterboxes has now become the country’s most complained-about advertising campaign. The Advertising …

Domestic violence campaigners accused of bias

NZ Herald 13 Nov 06 Two top health researchers have accused the Families Commission of “ideologically driven” bias in presenting domestic violence as a problem of men battering women. Professor David …

‘Privileged’ teen divorces mother

Sunday Star Times 12 Nov 06 A 16-year-old schoolgirl from an upmarket Auckland suburb has removed herself from her mother’s care into the guardianship of the Family Court – because …

Stay-at-home mums ‘made to feel guilty’

Dominion Post 11 Nov 06 Society stigmatises stay-at-home mums and makes them feel guilty, according to a new report that calls on the Government to stump up extra cash to …

Hundreds complain over condom mail

Dominion Post 08 Nov 06 A lusty combination of pizza and condoms is proving more offensive than the word “bugger”. A mailout of 170,000 condoms by Hell Pizza to promote …