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Archive of Events

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 […]

Black Ribbon Campaining Going Well

Sun 20th October 2013:

The Ministry of Men’s Affairs is a community group because successive governments have ignored the voice and welfare of NZ men. Each Saturday in October a few of us have been pounding the pavements in different cities to raise awareness of men’s issues and to encourage people to wear a black ribbon rather than supporting […]

October Protests

Thu 3rd October 2013:

Representatives of the Ministry of Men’s Affairs (a community group because successive governments have failed to respect the voice and welfare of men) will be present at protests each Saturday in October to coincide with the male-denigrating White Ribbon Campaign. The protests will will encourage people to wear a black ribbon instead to show they […]

Protecting legal worker’s marketing image from the truth

Sun 1st September 2013:

Judge Jock: Time to Pull Finger, Grave Charges Against Lawyer, Star Chamber Convened Jock Anderson | WEEKEND REVIEW Fancy being a Judge? Get Involved and Do Your Bit Folk are wanted to serve on a host of New Zealand Law Society specialist committees – someone reckoned there’s about 154 of them at last count.

Fathers Day Picnic/BBQ

Tue 20th August 2013:

Father and Child Trust are pleased to invite you to”¦ our Fathers Day Picnic/BBQ Sunday 1st Sept, 2013, Noon – 4pm at Ambury Farm Park, Mangere Bridge, Auckland… Families welcome, low cost sausages, drinks, ice creams, coffee”¦ Father and Child Trust Auckland Ph 525 1690

Father’s Day 1st September Sydney

Sun 18th August 2013:

Greg Andresen of Men’s Health Australia has set up a March for Father’s Day, 1st September Sunday, at Hyde Park Corner, Sydney. The Theme is A Voice for Children and is against all of the commercial forms of Parental Alienation. These issues are even more of a problem in New Zealand than in Australia, where […]

Fathers Day Jamboree

Mon 20th August 2012:

Join us for a fun, family day at Onehunga Community Centre… Free bouncy castle, face-painting and kids games with prizes, low cost healthy food, magazines and parenting information. 83 Church Street Onehunga, by Library Hosted by Father and Child Trust, information and support for all dads ph 525 1690 –

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 – […]

Suicide awareness and prevention presentation

Wed 1st December 2010:

I thought I’d put this up here because it’s become a big event and men’s representative Jim Bagnall is presenting something special about fathers plight and suicide and by the looks of it Murray will be video taping the event. Also, I chased up a teenager who left a comment on a post by Mike […]

Free tickets for Pinocchio family live show

Tue 21st September 2010:

Southern Star Charitable Trust presents a “Kids In Show Seats” benefit in aid of ‘worthy charities’ and have kindly given Auckland Single Parent’s Trust free tickets to give out to separated families.

Protests + Men’s Rights in the Justice System

Sun 22nd August 2010:

A protest for men’s rights expresses a ……. strong reaction to the way father’s are treated through feminist anti father policy and procedure in New Zealand’s government departments, family and criminal courts and Child, Youth and Family Services (CYFS), ……… and a reaction against misandry – ‘the hatred of men’. Men’s Rights Protesters protest ……….. […]

Mayoral Father’s Breakfast

Sun 28th February 2010:

Parents Inc. holds a number of one off events throughout the year, the largest being the Auckland Mayoral Fathers’ Breakfast. This event was first launched in 1994 by the then Mayor of Auckland, Les Mills. Over the last 15 years thousands of fathers have attended this hugely popular annual breakfast. “Being a Dad is the […]

March for Democracy – vote with your feet

Wed 28th October 2009:

We need you! — your energy — and your networking ability — to get the message out! The March for Democracy will be held in Queen St Auckland and will be calling on the government to amend s59 of the Crimes Act so that the law does not treat light smacking for the purpose of […]

Domestic Violence against Men Day

Mon 12th October 2009:

Indian men and their families are taking to the streets across India in protest of feminism’s domestic violence ideology. Fed-up of being victims of domestic violence, harassed men and their family members across the country will take to the streets in prominent cities to protest against Domestic Violence Act. Representatives of Save India Family Foundation […]

New Dad requiring info on guardian rights

Thu 27th August 2009:

Hi. Can someone plse advise where i can find info my rights on me now being a legal guradian. I have just won access for my 20month young daughter. By the end of the year I shoud be having her on a regular basis every second weekend. I need to know things like ‘ how […]

Forum of the Family 2009

Fri 21st August 2009:

FAMILY MATTERS ’09 Last year, we had almost 200 delegates and over 60 organisations represented. This is an opportunity for pro-family pro-life pro-marriage organisations, scholars, lobby groups and individuals to come together to encourage and inspire each other, and be equipped to speak up for family issues in NZ. The Forum on the Family is […]

Male Education Workshop

Tue 4th August 2009:

Are today’s boys and young men more destructive and out of control? What can we do to ‘hook’ boys in to learning and raise their achievement? Do we have different standards and expectations for boys and girls? The workshop will answer these questions by examining a number of powerful ideas. These ideas impact on young […]


Sat 4th July 2009:

Hosted by His Worship, Hon. John Banks, QSO, Mayor Auckland City and chaired by Bruce Pilbrow, CEO Parents Inc. Parents Inc. holds a number of one off events throughout the year, the largest being the Auckland Mayoral Fathers’ Breakfast. This event was first launched in 1994 by the then Mayor of Auckland, Les Mills. Over […]

Support Group for the Wellbeing of Fathers

Tue 16th June 2009:

Help celebrate Men’s Health Week. Learn about local events, share latest information! Join us every Wednesday, 7.30pm, Onehunga Community Centre 83 Church Street, Onehunga Brendon Smith Father and Child Trust, Auckland Ph (09) 525 1690 We aim to provide a safe place for sharing father related issues, with understanding and hoping to strengthen our fathering […]

Circus Quirkus

Mon 25th May 2009:

Rotary Club of Newmarket is putting on a wonderful circus performance as they have for the past 11 years, and we have free tickets donated by business men and women for humanity causes.

International Men’s Health Week

Sun 24th May 2009:

In June each year International Men’s Health Week is held. Age Concern New Zealand joins with College of Nurses (Aotearoa) NZ to lead celebrations in New Zealand. Men’s Health Week is a chance for New Zealand men to make a difference to their health for themselves and their families. Why have an International Men’s Health […]

Dads and Sons

Tue 5th May 2009:

Raising a son is a big responsibility. No one can help a boy become a man more than his Dad. The Parenting Place is offering an enjoyable night with speaker Ian Grant who will share lots of ways for you as a father to build ‘camaraderie’ and respect with your son. Fathers may know many […]

Family Court Protest

Sat 2nd May 2009:

Thanks to Jim Bailey over at rationshed for the details of this events. I beleive Paul Catton from East Auckland Men’s Refuge has also helped organise it. Citizens who have been shafted by the NZ Court are chaining themselves in front of the Auckland High Court on Thursday, 7 May, 9-11 am. It is a […]

International Men’s Day

Tue 7th April 2009:

International Men’s Day was conceived and coordinated by Dr. Jerome Teelucksingh, history lecturer from the University of West Indies and the first event was held at the Families in Action Headquarters in Newtown, Port of Spain on 19th November, 1999. In following years the event was jointly coordinated by Dr. Teelucksingh and Harrack Balramsingh, Chairman […]

Real Life – Radio Interview

Fri 3rd April 2009:

This Sunday on Real Life, our guest is National Director of Family First, Bob McCoskrie. Real Life with John Cowan is a weekly nationwide chat show, featuring a different high-profile guest every week. John talks with them about their life, their upbringing, their passions and their view of the world. And when appropriate, we chat […]

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