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!

Sleeping around will kill you

Hey men – listen up! – this study shows that unfaithfulness makes you die earlier! Or on the other hand, faithfulness is good for you Be faithful – live longer: Study Telegraph (UK) 08 Nov 2010 Italian medical researchers carried out…

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Brothels are normal business: Yeah Right!

I can feel a Tui Billboard coming on here! Brothels businesses like any other: submitter Otago Daily Times 20 Nov 2010 A Wanaka submitter opposed to the Queenstown Lakes District Council draft brothel bylaw says brothels are legal businesses like any…

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Mothers influence daughters’ body image

This study reported in the UK’s Daily Mail highlights how parents’ attitudes and bahvaiour can be so influential on their children. The culture is already pushing the ‘stick-thin’ figure. Parents need to avoid being part of that pressure. Teenage girls…

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Same-sex marriage hurts kids

The gay marriage debate is being stoked by the Greens throughout Australia. Here’s a superb article written by Dr David van Gend who is a Toowoomba GP and a committee member of the Family Council of Queensland Gays are not second-class…

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Keep complaining

Record number of broadcasting standards complaints 3 News 17 Nov 2010 Official complaints about New Zealand broadcasters reached record levels in the year to June 2010 – and they could hit new highs next year. The Broadcasting Standards Authority (BSA)…

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Jury trials ruled out for smacking

This is dangerous for parents. Parents should have a right to choose to be tried by their peers on smacking cases. Juries can apply common sense to the charges and to the law! Jury trials ruled out for smacking NZ…

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