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NZ Menz Summit 2020

Sat 14th March 2020:

The 2020 Men’s Summit is planned to be held on Friday 3rd July in Hamilton at the Glenview Club, 211 Peacocks Road, Hamilton, NZ. It had been planned for April but organizers don’t want to contribute to any possible spreading of the SARS-CoV-2 virus that causes COVID 19 disease. Also, international speakers would be unable […]

Ministry for Men


Law In A Nutshell LIAN course

Mon 29th April 2019:

Message from The Mangere Community Law Centre who are inviting you to register for the Law In A Nutshell (LIAN) programme. Spaces are limited so please register. You are more than welcome to attend the sessions that are relevant to your line of work. This is a basic introduction to law. This programme is designed […]


Fri 15th March 2019:

Facilitated by Frank Hicks, Self Litigant and Parental Disputes Coach and Cheryl Simpson, Senior Associate Lawyer. WORKSHOP: Rangitoto #04SLNG DATE: Saturday 13 April 2019 TIME: 9:00 am to 3:00 pm ADDRESS: 2 Osterley Way, Manukau, Auckland VENUE: Ngahere Commumities CONTACT: [email protected] for registration form COST: Admission by Koha Light refreshments provided for Morning and Afternoon […]

Guardians of our Children,,self litigation workshop

Fri 19th October 2018:

What: Guardians of our Children “Make Them Proud” Self-litigation workshop When: Saturday 27th October Time: 9am – 3pm Where:

Self Litigation Workshop, Guardians Of Our Children…

Tue 2nd October 2018:

This workshop is being organised by Frank Hicks. Frank recently spoke at the conference in Wellington organised by Kidz Need Dadz. He was very well received at the conference and brings a wealth of knowledge, he loves to share his knowledge in order to help anyone going through the Family Court process. The workshop […]

Concerned About Men Meeting – Saturday 3rd November

Fri 21st September 2018:

I’m new to this forum but on looking through past threads the expression “couldn’t organise a piss-up in a brewery” comes to mind. Last year there was supposed to be a meeting in Auckland on the 4 November about which there were many, many, many comments but as I understand it no action. So… There […]


Fri 24th August 2018:

FamilyJusticeReforms FamilyJusticeReforms [email protected] Hi any one and every one,,,,,join in the conversation,, these guys want submissions from any one that has had experience with the system. I have just received an email thanking me for my email/submission and they have asked me to answer some more specific questions in due course. Im my submission I […]

Warwick Pudney in AA Magazine

Tue 3rd April 2018:

Warwick Pudney is profiled in the autumn 2018 AA magazine, as part of their feature “We can be heros”. Warwick will be speaking at the NZ Men’s Summit 2018 this Friday 6th April. His presentation is titled: A short history of the Family Violence Industry and a glimpse of the Future for Working with Intimate […]

Education Issues in 2018

Thu 15th February 2018:

Current issues you are encountering with education of our sons.

Protests in Auckland and nationwide

Sat 27th January 2018:

G’day Chaps, Couple of protests running next month ( Organized by Families 4 Justice ) in Auckland CBD. Against the Family Justice System which include; NZ Family court – CYFS – NZ police and other associates. Expected 100++ people ! Anyone is welcome … Families 4 Justice WWW.F4J.ORG.NZ List of Event Screenshots Auckland CBD – […]

Christmas Day Event – (get your tickets ASAP)

Sat 16th December 2017:

WHAT: Christmas Day Event (open to ALL) WHERE: Viaduct Events Centre -161 Halsey Street, Westhaven. Auckland WHEN: Monday 25th December 2017 – 11.30am – 2.30pm HOW TO GET TICKETS To obtain tickets, phone the City Mission ASAP on (09) 303 9200 from 7am on weekdays. If you are too late, don’t worry – we can […]

Men’s Summit 2018 Friday 6th April

Sat 14th October 2017:

The Ministry of Men’s Affairs is pleased to announce the next New Zealand Men’s Summit will be held in Auckland on 6th April 2018. The 2018 Summit will build on the success of recent Summits in Christchurch and Wellington.

Honouring Zdenek “Sid” Hanzlik’s Sacrifice…

Fri 29th September 2017:

How can we honour Sid’s ultimate sacrifice? I have a few things in common with the late Mr Hanzlik,- I hate Hillman Minxs, Really hate them, You might be able to easily work on every part of them but that’s only because your going to need to. DJ reckons this is a good thing. Bullshit, I’m […]

Influences on decision making in NZ child protection

Wed 14th June 2017:

What influences decision making variability in the Aotearoa New Zealand child welfare system? (Seminar with Emily Keddell) Thursday 22nd June 2017 4 – 5pm Venue: Room N614, Epsom Campus Location: 74 Epsom Avenue, Auckland Host: The School of Counselling, Human Services and Social Work In many countries, the complex nature of decision-making in relation to […]

Information and Education meeting in Wellington this week

Mon 13th February 2017:

Hi All Child support/tax paying Dads around Wellington, Father and Child and Kidsneeddadz are hosting an information and education evening Thursday 16th in Lower Hutt/Petone Wellington 7.30-9pm at the Public Library 7 Britannia St, Petone The speaker is Elizabeth Moss from the IRD talking on the subject of Child Support, with lots of time for […]

Red Pill screening in Auckland

Tue 22nd November 2016:

An Auckland screening of THE RED PILL – for those of you on Facebook: [Edit by JohnP] For those of us not on Facebook: DATE AND TIME Thur 15th December 2016 6:30 PM – 10:00 PM NZDT LOCATION Kelston Community Centre 126 Awaroa Road Sunnyvale, Auckland. TICKETS Book at Eventbrite EXTENDED TRAILER

Pussywhipped men please apply!

Not sure how much use this is to you weaklings who read Is this meeting going to hit any useful spots, or is it just more irrelevancy? I wonder what the value for money is? (Sorry for my irreverency.) Raising Fathers To Save Our Children!

Fathers’ Day Weekend Activities

Wed 31st August 2016:

For those who are lucky enough to have their children this weekend, or any who seek comeraderie in positive activities for families… Father and Child and Family Start Manukau offer free fishing on Sat. off the old Mangere bridge 10am – 2pm – free bait and a few free lines.. Plus Fathers’ Day BBQ / […]

Fathers Day at Ambury Farm/Park Sunday 6th Sept

Fri 28th August 2015:

Father and Child Trust and Family Start Manukau invite you to: Family fun at Ambury Farm/Park – Mangere Bridge, Auckland – 11am-4pm Free Bouncy castle, BBQ, drinks, cool music and fun games for families.. All welcome – come and see the cute wee lambs and enjoy the open space… This event is part of a […]

Course – Working With Men Affected By Violence

Fri 6th March 2015:

Working With Men Affected By Violence Training Program Friday March 20 9.30am – 4.00pm Cancer Society New Zealand, 52 Riddiford Street, Newtown, Wellington Flier for convenient printing

FABULOUS five day/night camp for families for no more than $50

Tue 16th December 2014:

Seasons greetings, my dear gentlemen. 🙂 I am here to let you know that I have an awesome camp coming up that I booked two years ago and got lots of funding for. Its an actual island on the Waikato River and we have plenty of bunkrooms so YOU WON’T HAVE TO SHARE as well […]

Dad’s evening in Wellington – Father & Child Trust

Mon 15th September 2014:

Father & Child are making a second attempt to get a branch started in Wellington.

First International Conference on Men’s Issues

Thu 19th December 2013:

A Voice for Men will be hosting the First International Conference on Men’s Issues on June 27 and 28 of 2014 in Detroit, Michigan. Presenters include: Dr. Warren Farrell, Erin Pizzey, Robert Franklin, Dr. Miles Groth, Barbara Kay, Karen Straughan, Carnell Smith, Paul Elam, Sen. Anne Cools, Dr. Paul Nathanson, Dr. Tara Palmatier, and […]

Single Parent Conference

Wed 23rd October 2013:

Our Themes for 2013 1) Single Parents you’re Brilliant, and; 2) Lose the labels This is the first known conference ever for single parents made up of fathers and mothers who wish to start something from the ground. It’s a joint effort to bring attention to single parent families from a realistic perspective for who […]

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