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Devoy pushes the invisible Christmas

Last week Dame Susan Devoy joined the movement to make Christmas invisible. The Auckland Migrant Service was just being “inclusive” she said, in excluding Christmas from its year-end function invitation. 335 more words

Ewen McQueen


MISSION:  Bikers Against Child Abuse (BACA) exists with the intent to create a safer environment for abused children. We exist as a body of Bikers to empower children to not feel afraid of the world in which they live. 127 more words


Name Calling....When Will It Stop?!

This week my daughter was called something, a name that was so unlike her.  If you know her, you would be as shocked as I was.   399 more words


Who Will Protect the Children?

“You can lock people inside a burning house, you can close the front door, but they will find a way out.”

That’s how Michelle Brané, director of the Migrant Rights and Justice program at the Women’s Refugee Commission, explained why women and unaccompanied children are willing to risk their lives to come here. 655 more words

Living From The Heart

Why is the Prime Minister a social liberal ?

At a function I attended this week the Prime Minister described himself as a social liberal. The next day the NZ Herald reported a man had been charged with murdering a six month old Raumati toddler in July. 309 more words

Ewen McQueen

I'm One of Those Moms...Who Cares: Breastfeeding

Since August is Breastfeeding Month, I feel that it’s only right that I do a blog post on it, well this might be more like a rant! 596 more words


Something needs to change 

Ever since I heard the news of yet another precious child being found dead, I can’t seem to get her off my mind; another innocent young soul’s life taken away too soon at the hands of another. 838 more words

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