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Archive of April 2010

CPAG report on Child Tax

Mon 5th April 2010:

A summary and comparison of legislation and policy in New Zealand and Australia. Child Poverty Action Group [PDF ] I don’t agree with this report, it relies heavily on the Trapski Report which is 14 years old.

Family Court Busts Family Trusts

This article will be of interest. Family trusts can be a great way to lose control of property in a divorce. But a landmark Supreme Court decision may help change that.

White ants attack MENZ

Sun 4th April 2010:

Reading comments on MENZ recently one would think that a website that has for years been closely monitored by Politicians and Officials has been attacked by white ants. My Father used to talk about white-anting as part of the toolkit of ideologies such as Communism and Fascism a tool that was used by the enemy to […]

Gender War Newsreel, April 2010

Sat 3rd April 2010:

This article today headlined “Half of victims killed by unarmed attackers” gives further details on NZ homicides in 2009. Murders: 41 men, 24 women. Manslaughter: 18 men, 5 women. How dare Heather Henare, on National Radio today, comment on violence as if only women and children are subjected to it? How dare our government fund […]

Do I blame my father for making me who I am today, but thank him for reminding me everyday that I am equal to all that breaths!!

Fri 2nd April 2010:

I am who I am. I am female. I can do everything man can do! I can fix a car or truck. I can drive a tractor. I can kill an animal with my bare hands and supply food for thy table. I can make money to buy thy bread for thy table. I can […]

More Lies About Domestic Violence

Crime figures were released by NZ police yesterday claiming a 9.2% rise in violent crime driven primarily by an 18.6% reported increase in domestic violence. Yesterday was April Fools Day and it’s sad that we, the NZ public, are being taken for fools concerning such an important social issue.


Thu 1st April 2010:

I know for far too many fathers it will not be a happy Easter. It will be will lonely and hurtful time due to no fault of their own. For many other fathers it will be a frustrating time of mixed emotions. I am not a Christian but my thoughts are with you and your […]

Symposium on Male Studies

A gathering of academicians drawn from a range of disciplines will meet on April 7, 2010, at Wagner College, Staten Island, New York, to examine the declining state of the male, stemming from cataclysmic changes in today’s culture, environment and global economy. The live teleconferenced colloquium will be chaired by Lionel Tiger, PhD, Rutgers University […]

Success for men’s rights

Lots of different people have different ideas on what success is but I think it comes down to achieving goals you have set. One group making success in the family court is American Fathers & Families with executive director Glenn Sacks. Their goal is to seek better lives for children through family court reform that […]

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