Month: February 2013

The Dutch experiment in legalised prostitution has been a disaster

The Dutch experiment in legalised prostitution has been a disaster he Spectator 2 Feb 2013 In 2000 the Dutch government decided to make it even easier for pimps, traffickers and punters by legalising the already massive and highly visible brothel…

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Auckland council flooded by anti-pokie submissions

Aucklander 28 Feb 2013 The ‘No More Pokies’ community coalition will be delivering thousands of written submissions to Auckland Council today at 1.30pm. The Class 4 Gambling (Pokie) Venue Policy is being developed for Auckland Council to replace the policies…

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Nuieans, Cook Islanders, trade unionists, and all wildlife can relax

Hee! Supporters of redefining marriage are trying to misrepresent our media release which highlights that 16 pieces of legislation are going to have the terms ‘husband’ and ‘wife’ deleted in order to allow gay marriages. The media release did not…

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‘Bride’ & ‘Bridegroom’ Removed From Marriage Certificates

Media Release 1 March 2013 Family First NZ says that the terms ‘Bride’ and ‘Bridegroom’ will be removed from Marriage Certificates if the same-sex marriage bill is passed by politicians. The Select Committee report on the same-sex marriage bill has…

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No City Brothels, Less Pokies – Poll

Media Release 1 March 2013 A poll of New Zealanders has found that three out of four voters think Councils should have the power to prevent brothels such as the Chow brother’s high-rise brothel in Auckland being established in central…

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Is this a form letter. or a form??

The Select Committee has discounted thousands of submissions on same-sex marriage because they are ‘form letters’. Is this a form letter (below), or a form? Because if you used this handy easy-to-use form, you were possibly ignored! Or maybe the…

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Marriage bill: MPs urged to consider social change

Newstalk ZB 28 Feb 2013 Members of Parliament are being urged to carefully consider the magnitude of social change that’s before them when it comes to the Marriage Amendment Bill. A select committee is recommending the bill, which would change…

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They were going to approve it before they even started!

Committee approval for gay marriage bill NZ Herald 27 Feb 2013 A Parliamentary Select Committee has recommended that a bill to legalise same-sex marriage be passed into law. The Government Administration Committee said the private member’s bill should progress, but…

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Unpaid child support hits $2.6bn

NZ Herald 28 Feb 2013 At least 10 New Zealand fathers owe $1.3 million or more each in unpaid child support as the total national debt spirals into the billions with interest and penalties. Secrecy provisions in tax laws mean…

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Churches & Celebrants Not Protected By Marriage Bill

Media Release 27 February 2013 Family First NZ says that the proposed Select Committee amendments to the same-sex marriage Bill will not protect places of faith from having to host ‘same-sex weddings’ if their facilities are available to the general…

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