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NZ Herald Editorial picked to pieces

The NZ Herald Editorial writer, who remains conveniently anonymous, attacks Family First today. Of course, we never expect favours from the NZ Herald Editorial. They consistently attacked changes to the anti-smacking law, but then when it passed, attacked our attempts…

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Women need own anti-violence ribbon

Yahoo News 24 Nov 2011 It is time for women to now find their own colour ribbon to fight female-on-male domestic violence, says Counsellor, Outcomes Researcher, and former Women’s Refuge Supervisor. “Given the large pool of evidence that now exists…

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Teen parents made to finish school (Aust)

Herald Sun 24 Nov 2011 A trial program will see 4000 teenage parents forced to finish Year 12 or risk having their welfare payments cut off after laws passed parliament yesterday. Senior minister Simon Crean said the programs would give…

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Nice work Hamilton – kicking Sexpo out!

No sexpo please, we’re Hamiltonians NZ Herald 23 Nov 2011 There will be no sex expo in Hamilton under the current council’s watch. All but one Hamilton City councillor at yesterday’s strategy and policy meeting voted against hosting the R18…

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Bullied kids should hit back, says US expert

NZ Herald 21 Nov 2011 Bully victims should fight back with their fists – and parents should not be so over-protective, says an overseas expert. And while American human behavioural specialist Dr John Demartini’s views have been decried in Australia,…

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