New Zealand

Family advocacy can be political and charitable, rules New Zealand judge

Carolyn Moynihan | 01 July 2015
Deregistration after same-sex marriage campaign must be reviewed.

First Kiwi lesbian “marriage” over already?

Carolyn Moynihan | 17 July 2014
It's less than a year since the poster girls for New Zealand's new marriage law wed.

Don’t meddle with marriage any more

Carolyn Moynihan | 26 May 2014
A New Zealand poll shows general opposition to group marriage

Same-sex marriage becomes law in New Zealand today

Michael Cook | 19 August 2013
Let's look beyond today and see what further advances marriage will make in New Zealand.

NZ govt moves against family lobby group after legalising same-sex marriage

Michael Cook | 06 May 2013
Family First New Zealand has received notification that government's Charities Commission intends to deregister the charity. Why? Family First has a traditional view of marriage being one man and one woman.

‘New Zealand!’ is not an argument for same-sex marriage

Blaise Joseph | 22 April 2013
New Zealand’s decision to redefine marriage last week is being used by supporters of same-sex marriage in Australia to push for the “inevitable.”

The debate that wasn’t: New Zealand’s rushed marriage revolution

Carolyn Moynihan | 18 April 2013
Last night (April 17) 77 people changed the institution of marriage in New Zealand.

A New Zealander’s defence of marriage

Rex Ahdar | 17 April 2013
"Give us equality" ... "don't discriminate" ... These are catchcries of proponents of same-sex marriage. Gay couples assert the right to equal treatment and to deny them legal marriage is, they say, blatant discrimination. This assertion deflects attention from the real issue: what is the true nature of marriage?

“Gay marriage shock” - support drops in NZ

Carolyn Moynihan | 26 March 2013
At last New Zealand's leading newspaper has acknowledged that support for gay marriage has declined ever since a bill to legalise it was introduced six months ago.

NZ “definition of marriage” bill passes second reading

Carolyn Moynihan | 17 March 2013
Wednesday night New Zealand time a two-thirds majority of the country’s parliament passed a same-sex marriage bill at its second reading.

How not to have a public debate on gay marriage

Carolyn Moynihan | 01 March 2013
New Zealand media lead the way...

New polls show declining support for same-sex marriage in NZ

Carolyn Moynihan | 07 January 2013
A Herald on Sunday poll January 6 shows that support for redefining marriage has fallen from a previous high of 63% in a ONE News Colmar Brunton poll last May to just 53% now.

Down Under, a loaded interview

Carolyn Moynihan | 07 December 2012
Meanwhile, Down Under, the public broadcaster Television New Zealand hosts a debate between a marriage defender and a marriage revisionist.

Free speech and tolerance strike again…

Carolyn Moynihan | 30 July 2012
A New Zealand website, Protect marriage, is hacked to pieces the first day it went up.

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