New Zealand

Family advocacy can be political and charitable, rules New Zealand judge
Carolyn Moynihan | Jul 1 2015 | comment  
Deregistration after same-sex marriage campaign must be reviewed.

First Kiwi lesbian “marriage” over already?
Carolyn Moynihan | Jul 17 2014 | comment  
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 | May 26 2014 | comment  
A New Zealand poll shows general opposition to group marriage

Same-sex marriage becomes law in New Zealand today
Michael Cook | Aug 19 2013 | comment  
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 | May 6 2013 | comment  
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 | Apr 22 2013 | comment  
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 | Apr 18 2013 | comment  
Last night (April 17) 77 people changed the institution of marriage in New Zealand.

A New Zealander’s defence of marriage
Rex Ahdar | Apr 17 2013 | comment  
"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 | Mar 26 2013 | comment  
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 | Mar 17 2013 | comment  
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 | Mar 1 2013 | comment  
New Zealand media lead the way...

New polls show declining support for same-sex marriage in NZ
Carolyn Moynihan | Jan 7 2013 | comment  
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 | Dec 7 2012 | comment  
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 | Jul 30 2012 | comment  
A New Zealand website, Protect marriage, is hacked to pieces the first day it went up.
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