Category Archives: Protecting Children

Do good kids a favour – don’t legalise dope

I can still remember the moment. It was a Saturday afternoon in 1982. About 15 minutes before kick-off, our 1st XV rugby coach completed his changing room team talk. Unusually, he then sent only half of us out to the … Continue reading

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Danger ahead – Labour’s hate speech agenda

Be warned. Next year the following words may be illegal. Writing, reading, sharing, or simply being in possession of them may make you a criminal. Indeed if you are reading this blog after a Labour victory in the 2020 election … Continue reading

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Politics and schools don’t mix?

On Tuesday this week, Act MP David Seymour addressed the school assembly at Auckland Grammar. Among other things, he promoted his euthanasia legislation to the students. On Wednesday, news arose of Catholic schools providing information to students and parents outlining … Continue reading

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March for Life good – Politics for Life better

I joined the March for Life in Wellington last Saturday and was thankful for the opportunity to affirm the sanctity of human life in New Zealand. However whilst the march was great – what this country urgently needs is politics … Continue reading

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Hon Simon Bridges disappoints

Last Friday I attended Family First’s 2018 Forum on the Family. It was an excellent day well attended by around 300 people from all over New Zealand. There were great speakers on some key issues. However perhaps the most enlightening … Continue reading

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Its time for new things in NZ politics

It is time for new things in New Zealand politics. There is an urgent need for leadership on the key family values issues that are foundational to the wellbeing of our children and the welfare of the people of New … Continue reading

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Children’s Commissioner promoting ideology not well-being

According to Children’s Commissioner, one of the keys for the Government’s proposed new strategy on child well-being is ensuring its serves all children – including those of diverse sexual orientation and gender identity. Having a stable family life with a … Continue reading

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94 Child deaths – “diversity” isn’t working

Eight years – 94 child abuse deaths.  These were the numbers reported this week at the inquest into the violent death of three year old Moko in 2015. Family “diversity” isn’t working. Little official attention will be paid to the … Continue reading

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The real election “hole” – family values

During the election campaign much was made of the apparent “hole” in one party’s fiscal plan. However the real hole was elsewhere – the total lack of attention given to the values that build strong families. Any discussion of this … Continue reading

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Family values cheaper than “social investment”

The PM would find investing in family values a lot cheaper than his much vaunted “social investment” approach. A values approach would also be more effective. Today another $321 million was budgeted for “investment” into programmes to help pick up … Continue reading

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