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Counselling Funding Still Not Being Measured for Effectivene

Thursday, 23 October 2014, 12:53 pm | Steve Taylor

I read with interest the news that Australian Health Insurance provider Medibank had secured Counselling service contracts with ACC, and observed the angst of the NZ Counselling spokespeople in response. More >>

ACT Death Warrant Signed by Own Party Leader

Saturday, 16 August 2014, 11:19 am | Steve Taylor

In a host of quotes in a recent media article, ACT Party Leader Jamie Whyte pretty much signs the Electoral death warrant for both the Act Party and Epsom Candidate David Seymour, and then sends it to the voting public via the express courier which ... More >>

Cunliffe must really, REALLY hate research

Monday, 7 July 2014, 11:53 am | Steve Taylor

David “Tricky Dicky” Cunliffe must really, REALLY hate research, given his recent foray into Education. More >>

Conservative Party Candidate not going to apologise

Saturday, 5 July 2014, 9:18 am | Steve Taylor

A West Auckland private social service provider, academic, consumer advocate, media commentator and local West Auckland resident says that it is time for the electorate of New Lynn to have a parliamentary representative who actually lives in the area ... More >>

Consumer-based feedback from Glenn Enquiry long overdue

Tuesday, 17 June 2014, 10:07 am | Steve Taylor

The release of the “Peoples Report” generated from the Glenn Enquiry is the first public enquiry into Domestic Violence and Child Abuse that significantly privileges the Consumers voice, while dovetailing into some practical solutions, and is both ... More >>

Fraud Victims Group hopeful of Consumers being protected

Monday, 14 April 2014, 11:13 am | Steve Taylor

A Fraud victims advocacy group is hopeful that New Zealand Consumers will continue to be protected from a three-times bankrupt, multiple fraudster and convicted sex offender with a 32 year criminal history to his name. More >>

Psychology industry "manufacturing a crisis"

Monday, 24 March 2014, 12:18 pm | Steve Taylor

Post-Graduate Psychology funding cuts a “manufactured industry crisis in search of a legitimate problem, says Social Services Outcomes Researcher More >>

We will publish Court-suppressed story - Family Court Group

Sunday, 9 March 2014, 11:45 am | Steve Taylor

We will publish Court-suppressed story if it comes to us, says Family Court Consumer Advocacy Group. More >>

Family First right on Anti-Smacking legislation outcomes

Monday, 13 January 2014, 11:16 am | Steve Taylor

Colin Craig & Family First right, Sue Bradford & John Key wrong, on Anti-Smacking legislation outcomes, says Family Counsellor & Social Services Outcomes Researcher More >>

Counsellor applauds critique of NZ sex education report

Monday, 17 June 2013, 9:14 am | Steve Taylor

“The release of the Family First R18: Sexuality Education in New Zealand – A Critical Review” report is an overdue and damning critique of the ideological and dangerous nonsense that passes for sex education in New Zealand, and highlights the ... More >>

Retention of Lawyers in Family Court Mediation

Monday, 1 April 2013, 11:22 am | Steve Taylor

The indication by the Justice & Electoral Select Committee that it will recommend retaining Lawyer for Child Lawyers in the early stages of Mediation is a guaranteed way to completely nullify the Alternative Dispute Resolution Mediation process proposed ... More >>

Legal profession “scare-mongering”over the voice of children

Tuesday, 23 October 2012, 11:11 am | Steve Taylor

The faux-outrage by the Legal profession regarding the voice of children being silenced is simply thinly-disguised scare-mongering, and a last desperate attempt at patch protection, says Steve Taylor, Counsellor, Family Court Consumer Advocate, and Social ... More >>

White paper a whitewash, says Counsellor

Friday, 12 October 2012, 8:37 am | Steve Taylor

“The fatal methodological flaw of the Ministry of Social Developments recent release of the “White Paper on Vulnerable Children” is that the Ministry has spent 4 years seeking answers to the problem of child abuse from those who didn’t have ... More >>

Gutless anonymous Family Court Lawyer attack condemned

Friday, 7 September 2012, 9:01 am | Steve Taylor

A Counsellor and Family Mediator is calling out the anonymous Family Court Lawyer who labelled Family Court Consumers “violent parents, drug users, and nut-bars” on a national radio show on Thursday 6/9/12 during a live interview More >>

Family Court Review Consumer Survey “31 years too late”

Saturday, 5 November 2011, 11:29 am | Steve Taylor

NZAC Family Court Review Consumer Survey “31 years too late”, says Counsellor and Outcomes Researcher The desperate and methodologically chaotic attempt by the New Zealand Association of Counsellors (NZAC) to gather Outcome Research via a Consumer ... More >>

How Family Court Review can act in families' best interests

Monday, 3 October 2011, 2:02 pm | Steve Taylor

In 2010, The New Zealand Family Court (thereafter “the Court”), managing proceedings covering 23 Acts of Parliament, received 68,666 new applications to assist in resolving various types of family conflict, with Court expenditure reported by Justice Minister ... More >>

Labour on dangerous ground in funding allocation criticsm

Thursday, 26 May 2011, 8:20 am | Steve Taylor

Labour Party on dangerous ground in criticism of funding allocation for Parenting Programme, says Family Counsellor and Counselling Outcomes Researcher More >>

"Bulldust and nonsense" being perpetuated says counsellor

Monday, 23 May 2011, 9:59 am | Steve Taylor

The New Zealand Association of Counsellors, (NZAC), and Lawyer Kathryn Dalziel, are both dangerously wrong on issues of client confidentiality in Counselling, says Counsellor and Counselling Outcomes Researcher, Steve Taylor. More >>

Family Court Review Both Welcome And Overdue

Wednesday, 20 April 2011, 10:07 am | Steve Taylor

The announcement by the Justice Minister of a review of the roles and functions of the Family Court both a welcome and overdue , says Steve Taylor, Director, of 24-7 Ltd, a Private Practice Counselling and Mediation organisation. More >>

Ignorance of Direct Democracy implicit in criticis

Monday, 23 November 2009, 1:26 pm | Steve Taylor

There has been both a profound and enduring ignorance over the last few weeks displayed by a number of Editorial writers, political commentators, and media regarding the growing public interest in the principles of Direct Democracy. More >>



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