Author: McBlog

Bob McCoskrie is the National Director of Family First NZ. He is a trained secondary teacher, has a post graduate degree in accounting, was a family community worker in South Auckland for 12 years, and has worked in the media part-time and full-time for 25 years. He is married, 3 children and a Labrador that is fitter than he is!

Stay at home for pimping teens

According to the Christchurch Press, six months at home is the so-called punishment for pimping a 16 year old and a 17 year old homestay student. What a sad state of affairs. And the politicians will argue that the law…


Parents need to be aware of cyber-bullying

A feature article in the New York Times makes some important points about the risks of young people on Facebook and other social networking sites. While the article doesn’t offer too many solutions (except for more parental supervision) it might…


An act of arrogance and paranoia

From the NZ Herald this morning Act is the only party which will oppose reforms to electoral finance laws, claiming a $300,000 spending limit restricts concerned citizens to one sixteenth of the amount political parties can spend. Politicians had their…


Parents ‘put teens into sex work’

Nothing new here – we knew this was happening from back in 2008 and reported by the police earlier this year. And politicians who voted to normalise this industry should hang their head in shame. Teenagers in South Auckland are…