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    Daycare Report Calls For Recognition of Effects on Children

    Tuesday, February 7th, 2012

    MEDIA RELEASE “Full-time parenting should be seen as a child’s right.” “New Zealand should undergo a timely and long overdue re-evaluation of motherhood.” – Dr Aric Sigman A new report examining daycare, and the new generation of research from the biosciences, argues that policymakers and governments are not presenting the full picture of the real-time […]

    Family First: Childhood self-control pays dividends as adults

    Tuesday, February 1st, 2011

    Childhood self-control pays dividends as adults Dominion Post 26/01/2011 Self-controlled children grow up to be healthier, wealthier and more lawful adults, a new study has found. Skills such as conscientiousness, self-discipline and perserverance influence young children’s health, wealth and criminal history in later life, regardless of intelligence or social background, an Otago University study shows. […]

    Family Integrity #439 — Yahoo poll againt Bradford’s anti-parent law

    Monday, November 17th, 2008

    16 November 2008 – Family Integrity #439 — Yahoo poll againt Bradford’s anti-parent law Dear Friends, Another survey is showing overwhelming opinion against the current anti-smacking law. You too can vote on the poll featuring on the http://www.yahoo.com home page. In fact, here are the numbers as of 8.34 am Sunday. Are you for, or […]

    Investment in prevention to reduce intervention

    Friday, September 5th, 2008

    United Future news and views with Judy Turner MP \ Straight talk… In the six years I have been in Parliament I have never been able to shake off a deep-seated disquiet about the way we approach child protection in New Zealand. I continue to have more questions than answers and remain convinced that those […]

    Muriel Newman: Making a Difference

    Sunday, August 10th, 2008

    New Zealand Centre for Political Research – www.nzcpr.com NZCPR Weekly Making a Difference This week, NZCPR Weekly looks at whether individuals can make a difference (printer-friendly view>>>), NZCPR Guest Sheryl Savill explains why she started the petition to hold a Citizens Initiated Referendum on the smacking ban, and the poll asks whether a smack should […]

    Family First NZ comment on Vigilance needed still on child abuse

    Sunday, July 27th, 2008

    From Family First NZ Website: http://www.familyfirst.org.nz/index.cfm/media_centre/recent_news/news/vigilance_needed_still_on_child_abuse.html Green Party MP Sue Bradford addresses the Children’s Issues Centre national seminar in the Tower Lecture Theatre, at the University of Otago College of Education in Dunedin yesterday. Photo by Peter McIntosh. Vigilance needed still on child abuse should read Vigilance needed to keep smacking banned!) Otago Daily Times […]

    Muriel Newman: Moral Neutrality

    Sunday, July 20th, 2008

    h ttp://www.nzcpr.com/weekly139.htm Parliament 20 July 2008 Moral Neutrality Earlier this month Britain’s culture of “moral neutrality” came under attack. In a speech in Glasgow, Conservative Party Leader Rt Hon David Cameron said that the obese, drug addicts and the poor have no-one to blame but themselves. He defined moral neutrality as the refusal to make […]

    Muriel Newman: Rich Country – Poor Families

    Sunday, July 20th, 2008

    http://www.nzcpr.com/weekly25.htm 1 April 06 Rich Country – Poor Families In a sense, New Zealand is one of the richest countries on earth. We have a great climate, beautiful countryside, and a more leisurely pace of life. Our people are friendly, hard working and caring. We are close to each other in a way that comes […]

    Comments from Ruby Harrold-Claesson on Deborah Coddington: Violence so ingrained

    Thursday, July 17th, 2008

    A lot of what Deborah Coddington has written in her article (see below) is completely irrelevant. Deborah Coddington, Sue Bradford and the other ideologically, politically correct advocates brains are so twisted that they can’t see the difference between violence and discipline. They portray good as evil, but they are the ones spreading evil in our […]

    Do you think kids are out of control at school?

    Wednesday, March 5th, 2008

    We didn’t see this poll until it had closed. The results are clear though. http://www.stuff.co.nz/ Do you think kids are out of control at school? Yes (1525 votes, 16.5%) Yes – it’s the parents’ fault (2988 votes, 32.4%) Yes – bring back the cane (3815 votes, 41.4%) No (310 votes, 3.4%) No – it’s always […]

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