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Australian Favouritism Towards Female Offending

Thu 24th May 2018:

Professor Janice Fiamengo’s latest video exposes in her part of the world what we have frequently exposed in our part of the world: the devaluation of men and the favourable treatment of women including in the justice system. Evidence abounds, and on the very day Prof Fiamengo’s video was published there was an article in […]

Budget 2018

Sun 20th May 2018:

We note that the Ministry for Women received an increase of 1.9% in this year’s budget.

Dame Denise Demonstrates Femaleist Reasoning

Sun 13th May 2018:

Dame Denise L’Estrange-Corbet was given her title last year for ‘services to fashion’. It has since been discovered that her clothing company has been putting ‘Fabrique en Nouvelle-Zelande’ (‘Made in NZ’) tags on clothes that were made in Bangladesh. According to her reasoning, that should be all ok because the tags themselves were made in […]

Stay at home, Dad.

This appears to currently be topical. Is it amongst the banter in the smoko rooms of our workplaces? Will Clarke rise above the Feminist soap opera – you know, the how we think it should be done? Have you been a stay-at-home Dad? “Mate, there’s nothing to it, you can work and look after the […]

Man ablaze outside Dunedin church dies

Sun 6th May 2018:

Protest, suicide, despair, a message yet to be heard. I have no idea but if you know anything about this gruesome death please comment.

The First to …

It’s an essential element in humanity, isn’t it? Most recognizable in New Zealand by … what’s your uh ha moment there? Perhaps the immortal words of, you know, that fellow that climbed Mt Everest. “We knocked the bugger off.” More recently this has been suceeded by a procession of …

CASA New Zealand Cluster Suicide

Wed 2nd May 2018:

Some of the old timers will be more familiar with the acronym COSA (casualties of sexual allegations) associated with the MENZ site. CASA (Clinical Advisory Service Aoteoroa) chief executive Dr Maree Inder;

Census 2018

I have not seen any comments about bias in this census on this site. Having seen this in the past I’m wondering if it is only because of the absence of a post. Here it is.

Improving Submissions by Understanding Public Policy Analysis

Sun 29th April 2018:

Many submissions to Governments are based along the lines of “I Want”. These submissions often fail to respect the reasonable interests of other affected parties. As a result, they tend to be less persuasive to politicians, when the consider making changes to Government policies. More persuasive submissions will be based on offering the politician a […]

Making United Nations Human Rights Submissions (and Date)

Universal Periodic Review from NZ Human Rights Commission website This process allows NZ citizens and residents to make a complaint directly to UN. In other words, the NZ Government cannot suppress the complaint. Office of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights provides a more detailed summary about the UPR here.

The Life and Times of Clarke Gayford

Tue 24th April 2018:

Jacinda Adern is our 3rd female Prime Minister, however what is substantially different is the public inclusion of her partner (Clarke Gayford) by comparison to the husbands of her predecessors Jenny Shipley and Helen Clark. With the presence of social media it has been much easier for Gayford to put his political oar to the […]

The Mothers Project

Sun 15th April 2018:

The Mothers Project: connecting women in prison with their kids People’s right probably needs to be respected to provide support for whatever particular group they wish to. Others, especially men, perhaps could set up a similar support system to help male inmates locate and reconnect with their children, including help to understand Family Court documents […]


Mon 9th April 2018:

Tony Robins is another celebrity to be brave enough to come out against the #metoo movement. He joins feminist Germaine Greer And Catherine Deneuve to name a few. Article here The celebrity life coach told the audience he wasn’t “knocking the #MeToo movement,” but was “knocking victimhood.” He addressed the crowd, asking them to consider […]

Walking Wounded

Sun 8th April 2018:

Picture: courtesy of The Alexander Turnbull Library Walking Wounded is a picture taken by Henry Sanders (New Zealand official war photographer) 100 years ago, at Courcelles 6th April 1918 – who knows if they ever made it out alive, or what their lives may have been like afterwards. It was the title that caught my […]

Nicola Willis and Agnes Loheni

As a result of recent resignations within our opposition National Party two new faces head for parliament from their current list. 48 Nicola Willis – central Wellington 49 Agnes Loheni – Mangere The anti-male attitude of the left wing is well entrenched and well known – if we weren’t recently reminded with Genter’s little outburst […]

Resigned from Society

Fri 6th April 2018:

This is an issue that I’ve been watching for a while but wasn’t decided how to pitch it. Basically my concern is, that too many men after years of dedication to a career are unceremoniously retired from their position based on bias against men. In saying that,

Professor Jessica Palmer

Long serving dean of the Otago Law School Professor Mark Henaghan is stepping aside from his position and will remain at the University for the remainder of the year, while his deputy Professor Jessica Parker will fill the position. Henaghan is not unknown for his recognition of men’s issues within the legal system, and his […]

Judge Stephen Coyle – Whāngai Decision

It is, as we know, unusual to see Family Court decisions in the media. While this one has its basis in a dispute between the court and the Ministry of Social Development over a Whāngai (informal adoption) case I have highlighted the authoritive statement by this judge which I am sure many will find interesting. […]

The Case of Tania Baron

Recently employed as a Police Inspector, Tania Baron’s exit from her position has been closely examined by the media. Stuff News understands: That her departure is related to Ms Baron forming a relationship with a 17 year old boy whom she met at a local cycling club.

Counting Down to Men’s Summit, 6 April 2018

Sun 25th March 2018:

The NZ Men’s Summit 2018 is on Friday 6th April, the Friday after Easter, so sign up today! Those who have registered to attend already include leading lights of the NZ men’s movement.

Media Awareness

Fri 23rd March 2018:

The media face within the country is undergoing some significant changes. This is a subject I’ve posted on before and it has upset some of our previous regular commenters, mainly because this has conflicted with the way they approach their use of the internet. Habits can die hard but we live in a dynamic fast […]


Thu 22nd March 2018:

Our email to Radio NZ regarding recent developments from the anti-Rodeo activists. Thoughts? Dear Radio NZ Mammals have evolved with a stress reaction that needs some exercise. They are designed to be able run away from a ‘predator’ and to buck and shake off a ‘predator’ on their backs. Their bodies are capable of running, […]

Jordan Peterson Interview

Wed 21st March 2018:

I have been impressed With this BBC interview With Jordan Peterson debate on the gender pay gap, campus protests and postmodernism with female interviewer, Cathy Newman, who appears to have a problem with hearing logical answers. Peterson, a psychology Professor at Toronto University, came to fame when he stated he would refuse to address transgenders […]

The Russell McVeagh Spy Novel

This Story by Melanie Reid and Farah Hancock is published at as shown (Melanie Reid is Newsroom’s lead current affairs and investigations journalist) (Farah Hancock is a Newsroom reporter based in Auckland who writes on education, conservation and technology) I’m sure most regular Menz readers will be saying the same thing I am, “Where […]

The Psychology of Modern Woman

Mon 19th March 2018:

There are many relationships within the social contract that might be analysed from a psychological perspective. In this age and led by the media we generally see society analyzed from women’s perspective. Naturally there is an audience, but perhaps also a quiet audience whose thoughts are theirs but whose voices are not being heard.

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