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Here’s my excuse!!

Parents of young children eat more fatty foods and lead unhealthier lives, study claims http://www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/article-1375672/Parents-young-children-eat-fatty-foods-lead-unhealthier-lives-study-claims.html#ixzz1JFib09o9 A study has found that the mothers and fathers of toddlers are more unhealthy than their childless peers. Mothers with young children are heavier and eat…

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Rare personal vote on abortion post

NZ Herald 8 April 2011 Parliament had a rare personal vote yesterday when Maori Party co-leader Tariana Turia sought to appoint a doctor strongly opposed to abortion to the Abortion Supervisory Committee. Mrs Turia’s amendment threw a spanner in the…

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Let mums be mums

Most working mums feel guilty: survey NZ Herald Apr 5, 2011  Nearly three-quarters of working mothers suffer guilt, with many citing the stress of managing a family and a career, according to an online survey. The survey of working mothers…

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The inconvenient truth about child abuse

Michael Law’s column in the Sunday Star Times yesterday was factual (based on Official Information Act requests), honest, and inconvenient Over half (54% in 2009) of all convictions for violent offences against children are committed by Maori, 24% by European/Pakeha…

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