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Public Meeting – Focus on Together Families Comparing Parties Policies

Filed under: Events,General — MurrayBacon @ 5:46 pm Mon 18th August 2008

Invitation to Public Meetings – Comparing the Political Parties Policies:

Organised by Men’s Centre Auckland phone for these meetings: 638 7275 cell 021 537 196

Tuesday 19th August – Focus on Supporting Together Families
Tuesday 9th September – Focus on Supporting Separated Families

These will be held at Mount Eden Normal School Hall, corner of Valley and Sherbourne Roads, Mount Eden, starting at 7.30 pm and ending at 9.30 pm. Attendees will be requested to make a gold coin donation.

Focus on Supporting Together Families Tuesday 19th August

1. How will your party better support together families?

2. How will your party improve New Zealand’s international competitiveness and make the NZ labour market stronger and more secure?

3. What improvements does your party propose to Police, Courts, Probation and Prisons, to protect citizens?

4. What improvements does your party propose to Education and Health?

Focus on Supporting Separated Families Tuesday 9th September

1. How will your party better support separated families?

2. How will your party assist separated families to compete in the job market, to support their children and to give them the best retirement options?

3. What improvements does your party propose to Education, Health, Courts, Benefits/Taxes, to support separated families?

All welcome.

Vote wisely – This takes reading and listening and remembering promises from the past

Careful, wise decisions protect valuable families.

Voters who don’t learn from the past, are doomed to repeat it!

Don’t vote, it only encouraged them!

I believe that in NZ voters get better than they deserve from their politicians. These people put in much time and personal money, give much assistance back to the community and risk their own family lives. These meetings are intended to help voters to learn and make decisions that best protect their own families.

At this time, we have had acceptances from 4 of the smaller parties and we hope to receive more acceptances yet.

Cheers, MurrayBacon.


  1. Murray,

    Have DVD of last election meetings in Wellington, email me if you want a copy.



    Comment by Scrap_The_CSA — Mon 18th August 2008 @ 7:37 pm

  2. Congratulations Murray,
    A good initiative. Lets know any policy you uncover.

    Comment by Allan Harvey — Mon 18th August 2008 @ 8:11 pm

  3. Alas, the only members of the public/voters that turned up, were the friends and supporters ie none of the invited members of the public turned up.

    Nonetheless, the aspiring candidates or party representatives did turn up and delivered moderately passionate speeches, outlining their family oriented policies.

    These are now viewable on Youtube:
    Introduction by myself:

    The candidates speeches can be seen under other videos from MurrayBacon, for example the Family Party’s answer to Q3 about Police, Prisons, Courts is:

    I thanked the Family, Kiwi, Republic of NZ and United Future candidates for their support and noted that there was a lot of similarity in their policies and that it worried me that by standing against each other, they were splitting the centrist/family vote – probably resulting in these people having less voice in Parliament, than if they negotiated and worked together?

    This is parallel to the somewhat weak negotiating skills applied by many fathers, resulting in them not getting their own goals achieved as much as they want?

    The larger parties bounced the invitation around their staff, but didn’t get to the point of deciding to send anyone, or even answers to be read out for them. This by chance, left just the smaller parties to attend. I have had indications that some of the larger parties may at least send a written answer, for the next meeting.

    Now the focus is on the second meeting, covering Support for Separated Families. I hope that you will consider attending and putting constructive pressure onto all of the parties, especially those that do support family issues. These parties need your support, as much as you need more effective advocacy in Parliament. Voter effort will yield improvements, but it does take more than just complaining, to make positive changes. I applaud all people who enter politics, to work for improvements.

    At times, there was an icy chill and a feeling that maybe an Apathy Party candidate was present and active…….

    Best regards, MurrayBacon.

    Comment by MurrayBacon — Thu 28th August 2008 @ 8:52 pm

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