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Civil Union law working well one year on

Wednesday, 26 April 2006, 12:34 am | Campaign for Civil Unions

The Campaign for Civil Unions says that, a year after it was introduced, the Civil Union law is working well. More >>

Marriage (Discrimination) Bill Defeated

Thursday, 8 December 2005, 3:12 pm | Campaign for Civil Unions

The clear defeat of the Marriage (Gender Clarification) Amendment Bill at its first reading may indicate that this Parliament is even more supportive of Human Rights than the last, says Campaign for Civil Unions spokesperson Jeremy Lambert. More >>

When will the discrimination end?

Monday, 5 December 2005, 4:05 pm | Campaign for Civil Unions

Less than a year since Parliament passed the Civil Union Act, extremist MPs are promoting discriminatory legislation, says Campaign for Civil Unions spokesperson Jeremy Lambert. More >>

Cutting Of Civil Union Cake Marks Important Step

Friday, 11 March 2005, 3:03 pm | Campaign for Civil Unions

"After a long and often intense struggle, the Relationships Bill looks set to pass into law on Tuesday 15th March 2005. The passing of this Bill marks the culmination of years of work by many dedicated volunteers and ensures equal rights for same sex ... More >>

Campaign for Civil Unions welcomes Bill

Tuesday, 1 March 2005, 1:25 pm | Campaign for Civil Unions

The Campaign for Civil Unions today welcomed the report back of the Relationships (Statutory References) Bill by the Justice Select Committee. Campaign convenor Cameron Law said "the Campaign is pleased to see the Bill as reported back is true to its ... More >>

Campaign welcomes result

Monday, 13 December 2004, 3:58 pm | Campaign for Civil Unions

''We welcome this result,'' says Cameron Law, Campaign for Civil Unions spokesperson, responding to today’s Third Reading of the Civil Union Bill which saw 65 MPs voting in favour of the Bill, and 55 MPs voting against. More >>

Referendum an inappropriate and dangerous preceden

Tuesday, 7 December 2004, 2:37 pm | Campaign for Civil Unions

“With a clear majority of the public supporting civil unions, a referendum on the Civil Union Bill would be both costly and unnecessary,” said Regan Andrew, spokesperson for the Campaign for Civil Unions today. More >>

Civil Unions Campaign rejects Worth's Amendment

Tuesday, 7 December 2004, 11:17 am | Campaign for Civil Unions

Richard Worth’s proposed rewrite of the Civil Union Bill is a desperate attempt to undermine civil unions,” said Cameron Law, spokesperson for Campaign for Civil Unions today, reacting to the proposal by Worth to change the Civil Union Bill into a civil ... More >>

Civil Unions 2nd Reading Vote Welcomed

Friday, 3 December 2004, 10:31 am | Campaign for Civil Unions

The Campaign for Civil Unions has welcomed the results of today’s Second Reading vote on the Civil Union Bill, which has progressed the legislation past a critical point. The Campaign anticipates the legislation will be in law by the end of next ... More >>

Civil Union Prevaricators Misunderstand Morality

Thursday, 2 December 2004, 8:26 am | Campaign for Civil Unions

Opponents of the Civil Union Bill have misconstrued nastiness for moral argument, says Christians for Civil Unions spokesperson, Rev Dr Margaret Mayman. More >>

Research demolishes myths about Civil Union subs

Thursday, 2 December 2004, 8:25 am | Campaign for Civil Unions

The Campaign for Civil Unions has released the first dramatic results from a research project analysing the submissions made to the Justice and Electoral Select Committee on the Civil Union Bill and the Relationships (Statutory References) Bill. The analysis ... More >>

Who’s representing National Party voters?

Wednesday, 1 December 2004, 9:02 am | Campaign for Civil Unions

The Campaign for Civil Unions is tonight questioning who will represent the 63% of National Party supporters who also support registration of same-sex partnerships. More >>

Campaign applauds work of Select Committee

Monday, 29 November 2004, 6:01 pm | Campaign for Civil Unions

Fairness and equality are alive and well in New Zealand, if the broad cross-party support of the Justice and Electoral select committee is anything to go by. More >>

Selected Quotes From Civil Union Submissions

Monday, 29 November 2004, 5:57 pm | Campaign for Civil Unions

Quotes taken from a sample of submissions which demonstrates the types of arguments used by opponents of the Civil Union Bill: More >>

New Zealanders sign up to support civil unions

Tuesday, 23 November 2004, 10:25 am | Campaign for Civil Unions

Over one thousand New Zealanders have signed their names to and have helped fund a full-page newspaper advertisement in support of the Civil Union and Relationships (Statutory References) Bills, to be published nationally on Sunday. More >>

Broad Support For Civil Unions Shown With Ad

Monday, 22 November 2004, 10:27 am | Campaign for Civil Unions

A full-page newspaper advertisement in support of the Civil Union Bill has appeared in the Sunday Star Times today. Over a thousand people have signed their names to the advertisement. More >>

Campaign launches Civil Union ad

Tuesday, 12 October 2004, 2:22 pm | Campaign for Civil Unions

Hundreds of supporters have signed up to help pay for a newspaper advertisement in favour of the Civil Union Bill and Relationships (Statutory References) Bill. More >>

Time To Recognise Diversity

Monday, 23 August 2004, 1:13 pm | Campaign for Civil Unions

"It's time for New Zealand to recognise the diversity of relationships in society today," said David Friar on behalf of the Auckland Campaign for Civil Unions. More >>

Campaign for Civil Unions (Auckland) - Submission

Monday, 23 August 2004, 1:11 pm | Campaign for Civil Unions

1.1 Campaign for Civil Unions (Auckland) is an incorporated society formed to promote the successful passage of the Civil Union Bill and the Relationships (Statutory References) Bill, and to mobilise broad public support for the Bills. The society has a core ... More >>

Media Briefing at St Andrew’s Church

Monday, 23 August 2004, 12:21 am | Campaign for Civil Unions

The Campaign for Civil Unions will conduct a brief media conference after today’s Parliamentary rallies. The media briefing will start at 2.00pm at St Andrew’s Church on the Terrace – 30 The Terrace. More >>

 

 
 
 
 
 

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