Yesterday I received an email from Bob McCoskrie stating that “Family First NZ has received notification that the Charities Commission intends to deregister the charity, citing Family First’s traditional view of marriage being one man and one woman as one of the reasons for the deregistration.”
This post was originally published back in Easter 2011. In light of coverage in the NZ media yesterday it seemed appropriate to republish it again today.Continue Reading →
So, Louisa Wall’s gay marriage bill has been railroaded through it’s second vote in parliament this evening.
I’m sure the pro-gay marriage activists out there will be patting themselves on the back right now, possibly even popping champagne corks in jubilation.
But before they get too far ahead [...]Continue Reading →
One thing that never ceases to amaze me in regard to the euthanasia issue is the way in which the media constantly and unquestioningly endorses the pro-euthanasia invention that is ‘the right to die’.
To start with, the term ‘right to die’ is a totally false representation [...]Continue Reading →
Ever since I was a young fella I have had a fascination for talkback radio – I suspect this interest started around the same time I began staying over at my nana’s house. She was a devoted talkback radio listener and from the bedroom next door I would often hear the sounds [...]Continue Reading →
Isn’t it amazing how the old adage that ‘twenty four hours is a long time in politics’ is proven to be true time and time again in this country. The latest victim of this truism was ACT Party Leader John Banks, whose bouts of amnesia about campaign donations and helicopter rides from [...]Continue Reading →
Like most New Zealanders I have been mulling over all things political since last Saturday’s general election, and in light of how things played out, especially in the lead up to the election, I can’t help but feel that some changes are needed in regard to the role that the media plays [...]Continue Reading →
After Wednesday’s post on the unethical use of an illegal recording of an off-the-record conversation between John Key and John Banks I wasn’t going to comment any further on this matter, however given the conduct of the NZ media in the last 48 hours I now think additional comment is definitely [...]Continue Reading →
By now most Kiwis will have seen the ‘ghost chips‘ anti-drink driving advertisement which went viral within days of being launched online a couple of weeks ago.
I really love this advert, because not only is it a truly funny and highly original presentation of a very important road [...]Continue Reading →
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