Posts Tagged ‘Overcrowding’

NZ’s one of the worst places to bring up a child

Monday, October 10th, 2022
one of the worst places

New Zealand is one of the world’s worst places to bring up a child, a Guardian newspaper report says. Poverty and overcrowding are leading to life-changing health outcomes. Diseases like rheumatic fever are rife in some communities. Yet – the annual Ministry of Social Development Child Poverty Report found child poverty in New Zealand is Read more

Church will not change teaching on contraception says priest

Friday, September 19th, 2014

Nothing will ever change the Catholic Church’s stand on contraceptives, says Suva, Fiji, vicar-general Father Sulio Turagakacivi. Responding to concerns by the Catholic Women’s League members regarding the church’s stand on contraception and the expensive exercise of raising children in a money-driven society in this era, Fr Turagakacivi said no laws or ideology would change Read more

Overcrowding serious problem

Friday, July 8th, 2011

Overcrowding is becoming a serious problem in Kiribati and Solomon Islands and rising sea levels are also expected to lead to further climate change refugees.  Australia and New Zealand have been told to expect more migration from their Pacific neighbours. Speaking to Cook Islands, Fiji, Filipino, Hong Kong, Indian, Kiribati, New Zealand, Niuean, Samoan and Read more