Month: April 2013

Food In Schools Will Feed The Problem

Media Release 1 May 2013 Family First NZ is rejecting calls for food in schools programmes, warning that this band-aid measure will simply exacerbate the problem and ignore the underlying causes. “A child whose parents cannot even provide two pieces…

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Stuff website starts campaign for group marriage

First stuff.co.nz campaigned for same-sex marriage. Now they’ve already started to feature group marriage!! They don’t muck around, do they. And they certainly don’t hide their bias. Inside a polyamorous relationship Stuff.co.nz 1 May 2013 …… Apart from his wife,…

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At least they can figure it out!

RNZI 28 April 2013 Cook Island PM rules out marriage equality. The Cook Islands prime minister, Henry Puna, says his government will not be following New Zealand’s move to legalize same sex marriage. Mr Puna says the Cook Islands will…

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Parental leave extension bill ‘too costly’

Stuff.co.nz 29 April 2013 Prime Minister John Key says parents will have to wait until at least 2015 before the Government considers extending paid parental leave, because it cannot afford to do it now. A One News-Colmar Brunton poll released…

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Births, deaths and marriages up for debate

Sunday Star Times 28 April 2013 Gay adoption and euthanasia are among the final social frontiers for our parliament to cross. They’re both on the political agenda and politicians are ready and bracing for the onslaught. Now that same-sex marriage…

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Brian Edwards – Why I Am Opposed To Gay Adoptions

Brian Edwards Blog I am opposed to any change in the law which would allow gay couples to adopt children. My opposition is not rooted in homophobia. I was an early and vocal supporter of homosexual law reform in New…

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They want me to stay at home!!

Controversial conference speakers anger gay community News.com.au 24 April 2013 A psychiatrist who believes she can cure gayness and a politician who believes marriage is now “meaningless” after New Zealand legalised gay marriage are causing a stir before they’ve even…

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Changing a few words doesn’t make gay marriage real

Waikato Times 22 April 2013 – Narelle Henson Same-sex marriage is not, by its very nature, the same as heterosexual marriage. It never will be. No matter how much we fiddle with the law, or censor the use of words…

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Bells still ring for traditional weddings

NZ Herald 27 April 2013 New Zealanders are putting off getting married longer and longer – but a new study has found that most end up having surprisingly traditional weddings eventually. Even though the vast majority of couples have lived…

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