Posts Tagged ‘NZ Elections 2014’

What will happen to the euthanasia bill?

Tuesday, October 7th, 2014

A question hangs over the future of the End of Life Choices private member’s bill because its sponsor, Maryan Street, has not been elected to the new parliament. The proposed bill provided for both physician-assisted euthanasia (PAE) and physician-assisted suicide (PAS). The Bill was introduced in 2012 but was withdrawn in September 2013. The reason Read more

Anglican & Catholic bishops organise forum on child poverty

Friday, July 25th, 2014

The Catholic and Anglican Bishops of Wellington, New Zealand, Archbishop John Dew and Bishop Justin Duckworth, have organised Forum on Child Poverty. The aim of the forum is to highlight the issue of child poverty in New Zealand. An estimated 270,000 children (1 in 4 children) in New Zealand live in poverty. Click here  to Read more