Month: January 2012

Stop The Sex Industry Operating Amongst Families

Media Release 25 January 2012 Family First NZ is repeating its call for law changes to the Prostitution Reform Act in order to protect families from the sex industry. “ONE News tonight has highlighted our exact concerns about what families…

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Dom Post’s ‘sales pitch’ of prostitution!

The Dominion Post did a ‘sales pitch’ for the decriminalisation of prostitution yesterday (Saturday) “Sex, conditions safer but prostitute stigma remains” 95% of the article said how good the law was, quoting people benefitting financially. Only 5% mentioned the possibility of…

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Fathers not Needed Inc.

It’s all about the wants of adults – not the needs of children NZ Herald 21 January 2012 A heavy demand for sperm by growing numbers of single women and lesbian couples has pushed a nationwide fertility clinic to begin…

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Why poverty is about families – not ‘child’

Poverty Trap set at birth – study NZ Herald 18 January 2012 New Zealand researchers have put hard numbers to the adage that success breeds success – and failure breeds failure. A long-term study of 1265 children born in Christchurch…

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Dope quadruples in THC strength

NZ Herald 19 January 2012 Sophisticated growing techniques have led to super-strength strains of cannabis, with some of the most potent dope coming from Northland, says a senior drugs investigator. However, a drug foundation spokesman says it is difficult to…

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Progress on banning street prostitution

Stuff.co.nz 19 January 2012 An Auckland Council official is visiting Christchurch to discuss plans for a new law to combat street prostitution. A representative from Auckland’s Otara-Papatoetoe Local Board will be in the city today to meet council officials and…

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Nice to see they’re quoting our research

From the NZ Herald New Zealand’s biggest brothel controversies John and Michael Chow’s proposed 15-storey brothel in the heart of Auckland City is just the latest in a long line of brothel controversies in New Zealand. Whether it is the…

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Prostitutes arrested in Christchurch

NZ Herald 17 Jan 2012 Complaints about noise and disorder from street prostitutes, their associates and clients have seen police swoop in to arrest 14 people in Christchurch. Police said the weekend operation on Manchester St was a response to…

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