Month: February 2012

Cynical Porn Parade Will Confront Children

Media Release 22 Feb 2012 Family First NZ is advising parents of school children in Palmerston North to be aware that there will be a public pornography parade featuring topless girls happening after children have been released from school on…

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Sex shop moving near school shocks locals

Bay of Plenty Times 20 Feb 2012 Residents in the Tauranga suburb of Greerton are upset they’ll soon be sharing their “family suburb” with an adult entertainment shop. A former police youth aid officer has hit back at the critics,…

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Steady decline in NZ abortions

3 News 22 Feb 2012 The number of abortions in New Zealand has been steadily dropping since 2007, a new report says. The Abortion Supervisory Committee has presented its report to parliament and it shows there were 16,630 abortions in…

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The latest form of child abuse

NZ Herald 21 Feb 2012 A small but growing number of teens and even younger children who think they were born the wrong sex are getting support from parents and from doctors who give them sex-changing treatments, according to reports…

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Women at greater danger from pokies

The Age (Australia) 18 Feb 2012 THE number of women gambling is increasing and ease of access to poker machines is a key factor in producing problem gambling in women, new government funded research has found. The new report by…

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Yet more evidence for banning residential brothels

Brothel scares and stresses neighbourhood Christchurch Press 18 Feb 2012 A Christchurch brothel has angered nearby residents, who claim “audible noises of climax” can be heard from the business in the evening. The Capri Lounge, on Papanui Rd, Merivale, also…

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