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Archive of October 2007

Support Movember and support awareness of men’s health and the fight against prostate cancer

Sun 28th October 2007:

Hello friends During Movember (the month formerly known as November), I will be attempting to grow a mo. Many men across the world are (for one month only) bringing back the mo, because we are passionate about men’s health and the fight against prostate cancer. Why? Every year in New Zealand 2,656 men are diagnosed […]

Schwarzenegger Institutionalizes Sexual Perversion

Wed 24th October 2007:

News; Posted on: 2007-10-23 08:02:06 By Pat Shannan SACRAMENTO, Calif.–Govt.Arnold Schwarzenegger has signed into law four bills requiring all public school instruction and activities to positively portray trans-sexuality, bisexuality, and homosexuality to children as young as kindergarten. He has also signed bills undermining marriage and infringing upon the moral conscience of business owners, churches, and […]

Austria holds first divorce fair

Mon 22nd October 2007:

From BBC The fair will give advice on how to organise a post-married life Austria is to host the world’s first “divorce fair” this month, aimed at helping couples untie the knot as painlessly as possible.

Women and immigration – men stop marrying these users

This is Deepak’s comment. I am facing false allegation from women whom I sponsored to come to NZ. I found out she is already married to someone back in INDIA and my marriage was a sham, so I got my married annulled because of her previous marriage now I want some help to find how […]

Self rape or just a wanker?

Fri 19th October 2007:

I am watching ‘Eating media lunch’ right now because something has totally caught my attention. It is a new disorder and our TV’s will be showing commercials for it and the disorder will be named as one of the things the “Dancing with the Stars” will be using as a charity to give donations to […]

NZ in overseas media

Wed 17th October 2007:

This rises by association with the “Terror Raids” By Heather Sharp in Hamilton, New Zealand And in the most recent national survey of victims of crime, 42% of Maori women said a partner had abused them physically, compared to only 20% of white women. and We’re in many ways still a settler society, and […]

Men’s Centre Annual General Meeting

Men’s Centre will be having its Annual General Meeting, to elect new Committee members, at my house: Wednesday 24th October 2007 34 Valley Road, Mount Eden, Auckland. phone 638-7275 Men’s Centre has been ticking along without much formal activity by the Committee, partly due to the main focus being trying to help people to cope […]

Children and Men’s Picnic

Paul Catton’s has invited MRAs (Men’s Refuge Arrangers?) (Men’s Rights Activists?) (Men’s Rights Advocates) and any other types of MRA, their children, their fathers and mothers, to a sumptuous lunchtime barbecue, on Saturday of Labour Weekend, at Western Springs, beside the zoo. Please give Paul (940-6236) or myself (638-7275 or 021-539-196) and let us know […]

Make the most of it

Tue 16th October 2007:

I want to share some some attitudes and beleifs that have helped me through the issues that most of us have in common Firstly as farthers we are? responsible for our children and their ability to cope with the world around them, It is the only legacy we will leave behind that will have any […]

Sticking Plaster on Decapitation

Sun 14th October 2007:

Today, the Sunday Star in its article “Splintered Kids” wrote “…Desperate for help, Lucy’s parents approached Jill Goldson, an Auckland Family Court counsellor who was involving children in separation counselling for a research project funded by the Families Commission … On average, children attended two counselling sessions and Goldson says in every case, the intervention […]

Woman guilty of violent husband’s manslaughter

Fri 5th October 2007:

A Bay of Plenty woman has been found not guilty of murder, but guilty of the manslaughter, of her violent husband. ________ Interesting to see how it is reported. Obviously the self defence claim was not upheld, as she was found guilty of manslaughter – but it doesn’t really come across like that…

Feminist of N.O.W in action

Wed 3rd October 2007:

Here’s an interesting article from someone appointed to the board of the “National Organization of Women”. Note the blatant bias and hypocrisy… The New York Times coverage led to the Today Show. During my years speaking from the feminist perspective, I was three times a guest on the Today Show. Once I began articulating men’s […]

The Tax Woman and the Csar

Tue 2nd October 2007:

Recent changes to the Child Support Tax Act gave the Tax woman the legal mechanism to initiate an administrative reviews against parents. The Tax woman calls them Commissioner Initiated Administrative Reviews abbreviated to C.I.A.R (Pronounced Csar like the autocrat) . First you will receive a letter like this. Dear Mr XXXX, COMMISSIONER INITIATED ADMINISTRATIVE REVIEW […]

Evidence Ambush in familycaught as a successful litigation strategy

Mon 1st October 2007:

I have heard 5 customers of the familycaught complain about evidence ambush in familycaught, when fresh evidence was introduced verbally at a hearing, without being previously introduced in affidavits (that were served on all parties prior to the hearing). I have given the name “evidence ambush”, as each of the people that complained used different […]

Any Submissions on the Family Courts Matters Bill

An alert reader has noticed that we should be publicising this important piece of upcoming legislation. Thanks for the heads-up Mike. Download the proposed Family Courts Matters Bill here. [1297 Kb pdf] Submissions to the Social Services Select Committee on this bill are due on 29th October. The Parliamentary debate at the introduction of this […]

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