MP’s bill to allow breastfeeding anywhere

NZPA 1 August 2007 Legislation to ensure mothers can breastfeed their babies wherever they are has been drafted by Labour MP Steve Chadwick. Ms Chadwick says if her member’s bill is …

Cannabis harm worse than tobacco

BBC News 31 July 2007 A single cannabis joint could damage the lungs as much as smoking up to five tobacco cigarettes one after another, scientists in New Zealand have …

Male teachers ‘help boys behave’

BBC News 30 July 2007 Male teachers can have a positive impact on the behaviour of primary school boys, a survey suggests. The Training and Development Agency for Schools wants …

Drive to get children playing outdoors

UK Telegraph 30 July 2007 Only one in five of today’s children play outside in the street or local parks every day, according to new research. The poll by Play England …

Sharples horrified at child’s alleged abuse

NZPA 29 July 2007 Maori Party co-leader Pita Sharples is horrified at another alleged Maori child abuse case, but says it’s too simplistic to blame the issue on ethnicity. Rotorua …