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Archive of August 2011

Child Support Changes A Response.

Tue 30th August 2011:

Peter Dunne, Revenue Minister in a National Government has proposed changes to the Child Support Act. These changes have been the subject of much comment on MENZ. To assist making submissions the Select Committee that reviews this bill, over the next couple of weeks I will post an analysis of the changes and the reason […]

An argument against victim feminism in the history of NZ democracy

Feminism is a vague term and can at times be driven by a heinous concept called, Victim Feminism. This concept claims that any misfortune, lack of opportunity or discrimination of the “female” is the fault of the “male” of the species. One of the many examples I will use to support this claim is the […]

Family Court review: initial issues for discussion by the Fatherhood Foundation

Mon 29th August 2011:

The following points are being currently being circulated for discussion by the Fatherhood Foundation. Reproduced here with permission.

Fathers Day Jamboree

Sun 28th August 2011:

On September 4th from 12noon to 4pm, we are hosting a Fathers Day music and dance event. Bring your family, instruments, songs or dance and join in the fun. Local musicians will help blend the acts together, low cost barbeque sausages will be available, find fathering information and meet other parents. Onehunga Community Centre – […]


Fri 26th August 2011:

by Attorney Sam Assini on July 29, 2011 The United States Supreme Court (hereinafter referred to as ‘the Court’) issued an opinion on June 20, 2011 in the case of Turner v. Rogers. The case originated in South Carolina, and found its way to the highest court in the land. The only issue that was […]

Dunne what?

Sun 21st August 2011:

Child support payments are to be deducted directly from parent’s pay-packets, under new rules announced by the Government today. Revenue Minister Peter Dunne this morning announced changes to child support arrangements, including how payments are calculated, having payments taken directly from parents pay-packets, and easing up on the penalties for those that default on payments. […]

Chivalry alive and well?

Thu 11th August 2011:

From the New Zealand Herald – 11 August 2011 Man wakes to find naked woman in his bed 1:12 PM Thursday Aug 11, 2011 Waikato police say no charges are being laid after a young man woke early today to find a 40-year-old naked woman in his bed trying to take his clothes off. A […]

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