Month: January 2012

And the response from so-called ‘experts’?

Lift in teen STDs Newstalk ZB 8 Jan 2012 There is a feeling changing the way teenagers are taught sex education would see a lift in the number of young people with STDs. Lobby group Family First have made calls…

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Wellington leader in gay union stakes

Dominion Post 8 Jan 2012 Civil union figures suggest Wellington is the country’s gay capital. There have been 1936 civil unions in the past five years, with Auckland recording the most with 653. But by head of population, Wellington is…

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Conservative young cautious on sex education

Sunday Star Times 8 Jan 2012 Sex education could be too much for conservative Kiwi youths, a new poll has found. A nationwide poll of 600 people aged 15-21 found they held conservative views on sex issues. Only 19 per…

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Teens Conservative on Sex Issues – Poll

Media Release 8 January 2012 A nationwide poll of 600 young people aged 15-21 poll has found that they hold conservative values on sex issues – which are significantly similar to the views of parents.  SEX EDUCATION When asked “Do…

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Bigger dopes that we realised

Stuff 6 Jan 2012 Getting high Downunder is more common than anywhere else in the world, according to new research. New Zealanders and their Australian neighbours have been found to have higher levels of marijuana and amphetamine use than any…

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Family Priority 2012 – Turn Back Liberalised Booze Laws

Media Release 2 January 2012 Family First NZ has released its annual list of the top family issues to be tackled, and heading the list for 2012 is turning back NZ’s liberalised alcohol laws. “So many of New Zealand’s social…

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