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Family Violence Act 2018

Filed under: General — Downunder @ 10:03 am Mon 1st July 2019

This Act comes into force today, Monday 1st July 2019.

It replaces the Domestic Violence Act that entered our legislation on the 1st July 1995. The elephant in the original act is that it was not designed for New Zealand by New Zealanders. It was the brain child of a bitter and twisted foreigner that was glibly accepted by our parliament.

The current legislation 24 years later has been in development for sometime and has been passed on from the previous government. What relationship that might have with the current working group inquiry is probably a little vague.

What should also be read with this act is The Family Violence (Ammendments Act) 2018 that amends a number of other acts, including the Bail Act, The Care of Children Act, The Crimes Act, along with the principal act.

This is a massage legislative change affecting the operation of several courts along with what is now viewed in the legislation as the collectively responsible government departments each of whose CEO must meet ‘certain obligations’.

Anyone who thinks they know what is going on is probably kidding themselves. This is enough to give any society a collective vagueness as to what the law might actually be. Along with this will be the reasonably well informed groups that have some plans intended to benefit from these changes. That won’t include the welfare of men. If I am wrong there, there’s a comments section below.

This will most likely undermine the remnants of any previous resistance or protection of fathers and put the current generation of young men back to the same vague space men were in 2 – 3 decades ago.

Not what I would call a recipe for social stability.


  1. The Care of Children Act has been amended to better protect children and victims in parenting arrangements. It:

    empowers judges considering applications under the Care of Children Act (CoCA) to make temporary Protection Orders where they have concerns about the safety of a child or adult

    (This will affect OT cases where the organization can’t separate the father and mother)

    empowers judges to impose protective conditions for child handover arrangements if there’s been family violence including psychological violence

    (We’re back to the days of supervised access)

    requires judges to consider the existence or breach of a Protection Order when they assess a child’s safety.

    (Engineer a breach of a protection order to win your case)

    Comment by Boonie — Tue 2nd July 2019 @ 10:45 am

  2. The War On The Male;

    Men the risk takers will stop investing in the economy. Self preservation does not support economic growth and we will see a decline in what is often measured as business confidence.

    Idle male youth who has lost his transitional path need to be seen not only as wild drivers killing themselves quickly but also as preoccupied gamers sitting in bedrooms killing themselves slowly.

    You can’t have an economy without men but some people seem to not understand this.

    They need to be rooted out and disposed of before we let these feminists dig us into a bigger hole.

    Comment by Evan Myers — Tue 2nd July 2019 @ 11:32 am

  3. Actually when de fathering gets to 70% and bigoted anti male policing is required to contain the inevitable social deprivation of males…..IE the US

    Eventually as fatherless homes ruin young men’s development of empathy, society will decay until…….young met riot and loot

    Good luck stoping them.
    Society has cancer.
    Operate or die.

    Comment by DJ Ward — Sat 31st October 2020 @ 7:33 pm

  4. Which is why Men need operatives,,, guys working for the sake of Men as Fathers and Sons and very much their Daughters.
    Men need to fight for equality in the “look out for” stakes, a ministry for men if i must,,
    I would not be at all surprised if there are a few good women out there willing you on.

    No where in the system did I see a strong care toward the preservation of the Father and his role in his family, to stand by and have the nations’ childrens’ Fathers being denounced is soul destroying for the very nation itself.

    and yes… as Evan above says back in 2019, Men are key to our economy, if we as a nation are not to encourage Men to be Man then how do we keep on going well.

    No competition, no mission, relax, don’t listen, lots of transition, lost in transmission….losing resilience, making everyone reliant..on what though?

    Comment by mama — Sun 1st November 2020 @ 11:47 am

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