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Archive of May 2013

Police Managers Guild on Family Violence

Fri 31st May 2013:

We were invited to donate money towards the booklet on Family Violence produced by the Police Managers Guild Trust. We asked to see the contents of the booklet first, explaining that we would not support inaccurate male-bashing propaganda.

Dinner to honour Jim Bagnall

Fri 24th May 2013:

We pass on this invitation from ‘Save Our Families’: To all Womens and Mens Organisations plus Organisations involved in reducing NZ’s Child Poverty and Child Abuse All MP’s , Managers and Staff We look forward to seeing you on Sunday . Invitation to Dinner to celebrate the Life Acheivements of Mr Jim Bagnall and the […]

Going to court without a lawyer? Research project of Self-Represented Litigants

Wed 22nd May 2013:

If you are currently representing yourself in the Family, District or High Court in Auckland or Waikato you may be eligible to participate in a research project on the self-representation in the New Zealand civil courts. Have your say on how the system could be improved to better serve the needs of self-represented litigants. For […]

Gay marriage provides an even playing field.

Tue 21st May 2013:

Having been deprived of the pleasure of active fatherhood by the State I was pleased to see that I am now able to ensure a more secure opportunity of fathering a child into adulthood. All I need do is enter a marriage with another man and adopt. Should we ever part company and the matter […]

DV debate rumbles on quietly

To: Steve Kilgallon admin@glenninquiry.org.nz ruth@glenninquiry.org.nz Response to Steve Kilgallon’s reporting of Ruth Herbert 12th May 2013 in Sunday Star Times

Feminist Training for legal worker$

Mon 20th May 2013:

I have heard comments about feminist training in Law School and feminist training supplied to newly appointed familycaught$ judges. I was sceptical that any such “training” could subvert human minds, as to completely undermine their ability to carry out their job competently and roughly fairly. However, read the comments of a Canadian judge, who minimised […]

A Better Intervention to Reduce House Prices

Sat 18th May 2013:

FYI, our media release today: Sole Parents Blamed for High House Prices

Then and Now

Tue 14th May 2013:

What a difference 50 years (2 generations) make. Woman begins an affair and has extensive written conversations with her lover. They head off to Aussie for a while. Her husband is distressed; he discovers the stash of love letters and follows them to Aussie but fails to locate them there. The lovers return home and […]

More Dishonest Spin from Women’s Refuge

Sat 4th May 2013:

FYI, our letter to journalist Simon Collins regarding this recent article about Women’s Refuge complaining because they are not getting their way completely.

Rapid rise in global family disputes

Thu 2nd May 2013:

From the BBC: The number of international family legal disputes, in which UK courts intervene, has quadrupled in four years, a new report has shown. A total of 253 cases were handled in 2012 by the Office of the Head of International Family Justice for England and Wales, up from 65 in 2008.

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