Month: December 2012

Naked jogger Judge has a history of … interesting… decisions

The judge who upheld the right to go jogging in public parks in the nude has a history! Court quashes Auckland’s brothel law NZ Herald 15 March 2012 The High Court has quashed Auckland City Council’s brothels bylaw, saying it was…

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73% oppose same-sex marriage (Nelson)

National MP Nick Smith will not vote for gay marriage Nelson Mail 3 Dec 2012 Nelson MP Nick Smith has joined the majority who took part in his annual electorate survey and will not be supporting gay marriage. Of the…

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Family Group Asks Crown to Appeal ‘Naked Jogger’ Case

Media Release 3 December 2012 Family First NZ has written to the Crown Solicitor asking them to review the acquittal of a naked jogger in the Tauranga High Court last week, and is asking them to appeal the decision.  In…

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Public need to hear full story on marriage bill

Challenge Weekly 28 November 2012 The social and legal ramifications of the Marriage Amendment (Definition of Marriage) Bill are too great and it should be voted down, warns Family First NZ National Director Bob McCoskrie. The public and other politicians…

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It just gets better and better :-)

Sydney Morning Herald 3 Dec 2012 The honeymoon period is a myth, according to new research which has found that couples are unhappiest in their first year of marriage. And forget bickering like an old married couple. The study found…

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Parents should know whether family doctor is sex offender

Child-porn docs still work in medicine Sunday Star Times 2 Dec 2012 An Auckland GP convicted of possessing images of child abuse is among the criminal medical professionals allowed to keep working. Nineteen medical professionals with criminal convictions have appeared…

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