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End of Life Choice Bill contains flaws that are impossible to fix

By Alex Penk


This column was published in Fairfax newspapers on Wednesday 20 June 2018 and on stuff.co.nz Parliament has started hearing submissions…

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Submission: The End of Life Choice Bill

By Danielle van Dalen


We are opposed to the End of Life Choice Bill. The dangers of this Bill lie at its very core…

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Short Cuts to the End of Life Choice Bill

By Maxim Institute


In the lead up to the Tuesday, 6 March deadline for making submissions to Parliament about the End of Life Choice…

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Short Cuts Info – Making people vulnerable

By Danielle van Dalen


How many wrongful deaths are New Zealanders prepared to risk if these practices are legalised? What is the number? What…

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Short Cuts Info – The risk of wrongful death in the End of Life Choice Bill

By Danielle van Dalen


How many people would this Bill make eligible for euthanasia and assisted suicide? First, the Bill seems to ignore the…

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Short Cuts Info – A clear boundary isn’t possible

By Danielle van Dalen


Are we willing to create a law which distinguishes between those whose life is worthy of protection from suicide and…

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New Zealanders need to inspect details of End of Life Choice Bill

By Alex Penk


MEDIA RELEASE: Thursday, 14 December 2017 With the End of Life Choice Bill now voted through to Select Committee stage,…

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Stretching the potential of flexible work

By Danielle van Dalen


“All we really want is a little control – and to make that 6 o’clock yoga class once in a…

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David Shearer and political bravery

David Shearer and political bravery

By Jane Silloway Smith


I’ve always liked David Shearer – and really, who wouldn’t? The guy dedicated his early adulthood to helping some of…

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KIPP Charter Schools event

KIPP Charter Schools event


Next week, Auckland University and the New Zealand Initiative, with the support of the Aotearoa Foundation, are hosting a public…

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ERO wrong to pull decile ratings

ERO wrong to pull decile ratings


The Education Review Office (ERO) recently announced it will no longer publish school decile ratings in its school reports. A…

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Partnership Schools

Partnership Schools


The Government is on the right track with its announcement of its newly named Partnership School framework.  The basic model…

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What are charter schools?

What are charter schools?

By Steve Thomas


Background In December 2011, the National and ACT Parties announced plans to trial charter schools in South Auckland and East…

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Submission: <em>Private Schools and the Law</em>

Submission: Private Schools and the Law

By Steve Thomas


Maxim Institute made a submission on an Issues Paper produced by the Law Commission, Private Schools and the Law, which…

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Research Paper: <em>Roll Play</em>

Research Paper: Roll Play


Roll Play: How creating better access to schools in Christchurch could affect school rolls takes a fresh look at the…

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The Parent Factor 5: <i>Summary and Policy Recommendations</i>

The Parent Factor 5: Summary and Policy Recommendations


The final report in the award winning Parent Factor series, highlights the need for schools and principals to be trusted…

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The Parent Factor 4: <i>Access to education</i>

The Parent Factor 4: Access to education


Most New Zealand parents want to choose their child’s school, but under the current system, their ability to do so…

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The Parent Factor 3: <i>Information for parents</i>

The Parent Factor 3: Information for parents


The Parent Factor: Information for Parents paints a clear picture of the kind of schooling system parents want in this…

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The Parent Factor 2: <i>Valuing teachers</i>

The Parent Factor 2: Valuing teachers


This report finds that New Zealand parents want to see teachers valued and respected for the work they do and…

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The Parent Factor 1: <i>Freedom for schools</i>

The Parent Factor 1: Freedom for schools


This report finds that parents would like to select the school their children go to, and that only a minority…

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