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Archive of January 2016

Research Sexism an attack on Men

Fri 29th January 2016:

Did IRD request sexist research or did the researchers provide it? The research, carried out for IRD by Research New Zealand, was based on anonymous interviews with 420 tradespeople in Auckland, including builders, electricians and painters. It followed a marketing campaign by IRD targeting those operating in Flatbush, Takanini, Silverdale and Albany. How many builders […]

Only in New Zealand

Wed 27th January 2016:

Sexual Risk Orders

Sat 23rd January 2016:

Is this a Yorker? A man has been banned from having sex unless he lets police know at least one day in advance. North Yorkshire Police have sought a “sexual risk order” for the man who has not yet been convicted of a sexual offence, but who is thought to be unsafe for the public, […]

And another Pussy Pass …. Link

New Zealand Soldier in Perth Maximum Security Prison

Fri 22nd January 2016:

Former Lance Corporal Ngati Kanohi Te Eke Haapu, known as Ko Haapu or Ko Rutene November 2015 A Kiwi soldier has been held in solitary confinement in a high-security prison across the Tasman – despite not committing a crime. Former Lance Corporal Ngati Kanohi Te Eke Haapu, known as Ko, had his visa revoked on […]

The Australasian Man Trap

Thu 21st January 2016:

One of the most important aspects of government from its own perspective is its funding lines. What we’ve been used to in New Zealand, especially since the introduction of PAYE (Pay as you earn) is accept it and if you’re lucky you might get a tax return at the end of the year. What many […]

If you were arrested would you trust Police or trust a lawyer?

Wed 20th January 2016:

May 3 2014, I was assaulted at 7 am by my former partner. A blindsided whack to the head, then whipped with the cord from her laptop charger before a large wall mirror was swung at me. At 9 am that sunny Saturday morning I was arrested without question- charged with MAF by two policeman […]

New Child Tax assaults in New Zealand

Mon 18th January 2016:

Just in case you weren’t aware, now that the new child support legislation is in place, IRD has launched a new assault on all those deadbeat dads with massive penalty accounts. IRD were brazen enough to publish their intention when they went into Australia in 2013, under a new agreement to operate in the Australian […]

Murder or Suicide?

Sat 16th January 2016:

Man found on Christchurch St, with stab wound and knife. Police say the man, believed to be aged 46 and living on his own, was found lying outside his address in Gloucester Street, Linwood, at 6.50am, with a knife nearby. Two witnesses returning home having finished their night-shift saw the man, went to his aid […]

The secret Secret-Court of New Zealand

Anyone who has followed this site will know that New Zealand has a secret court – the Family Court. It is secret in two respects that are abhorrent to justice, firstly, its selective publishing of decisions, and secondly, its restriction on media coverage which extends to judges threatening editors; all in the name of the […]

The pillage of Men in New Zealand

Sun 10th January 2016:

I came across a dejected looking man sitting on the footpath the other day, so I sat down to have a chat to him. I’ve done this off and on since the late 1970s, just one of the random things I occasionally do, and I’ve heard some interesting tales of woe over the years. There’s […]

NZ Herald: “What scumbag would do this?”

Fri 8th January 2016:

This was interesting. A woman, Shona Maiden, lost teeth and suffered a broken palate through an attack by a male unknown to her outside a bar that they had both just left. Ms Maiden said on nationwide media that after wishing her friends “ka kite ano”, the man asked her what a ‘palagi’ was doing […]


Thu 7th January 2016:

Has anyone had any experience in drafting up a will that protects the new wife from a litigacious ex-wife? Not wanting to think the worst outcome for my own life expectancy but you never know what life has planned for you. There are children to be factored in but the main concern is around contesting […]

Cricketer Fined $10,000 for Offending Feminism

Tue 5th January 2016:

The confused ideology of feminism and its creeping expansion are demonstrated in this story that has seen feminists, their white knights and sycophants objecting to a humourous flirtation by a great sportsman, Chris Gayle, towards a female who interviewed him for live broadcast after he had been dismissed for 41 runs from only 15 balls. […]

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