Category: Uncategorized

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…

Share

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…

Share

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…

Share

Communities reject street prostitution

Cleaning up the streets Herald on Sunday Apr 3, 2011 The oldest profession is again in the spotlight as South Auckland businesses seek to rid the streets of prostitutes. It’s nearly midnight on Kolmar Rd, just off Great South Rd in…

Share

So gender does make a difference

Mums do best at showing love Herald on Sunday Apr 3, 2011  Sibling rivalry is often said to be rooted in a fight for parental attention. But the roles could be reversed after new research revealed children are more likely…

Share