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Falling Unemployment – Rising Social Problems

Wednesday, 11 August 2004, 10:01 am | Christian Heritage Party

Christian Heritage NZ leader Ewen McQueen said the unemployment figures released today prove that New Zealand’s social problems are not being driven by a lack of jobs. The figures show New Zealand’s unemployment at its lowest rate for 17 years. ... More >>

Hate Speech Inquiry Unnecessary

Monday, 9 August 2004, 10:33 am | Christian Heritage Party

Christian Heritage NZ leader Ewen McQueen said today that any proposal to introduce “hate speech” legislation was really just an attempt to stifle public debate on the issue of homosexuality. It was no coincidence that it was being raised at this time ... More >>

More Bureaucracy For Home-Schooling

Tuesday, 6 July 2004, 8:53 am | Christian Heritage Party

Christian Heritage NZ leader Ewen McQueen said today that the Ministry of Education was introducing more bureaucracy for parents wanting to home-school their children. The application form completed by all parents wanting to home-school was being modified ... More >>

Dunne Inconsistent on Civil Unions Bills

Monday, 28 June 2004, 10:25 am | Christian Heritage Party

United Future Leader Peter Dunne is trying to have it both ways by voting against the Civil Unions Bill, but in support of its companion bill the Relationships (Statutory References) Bill. Mr Dunne gave notice in the civil unions debate on Thursday that ... More >>

Civil Unions – Escape From Religion, Or Commitment

Monday, 21 June 2004, 11:27 am | Christian Heritage Party

The Prime Minister says the Civil Unions Bill is needed to escape the religious connotations associated with marriage1. However Christian Heritage NZ leader Ewen McQueen said today that marriage in New Zealand was already a civil institution and in fact legally ... More >>

Abortion Stats Show New Strategy Needed

Wednesday, 16 June 2004, 9:43 am | Christian Heritage Party

The Statistics NZ data released today showing a 6.5% increase in abortions for the 2003 year1 shows once again that current Government strategies to reduce abortion are not working, and a fresh new approach is needed. Christian Heritage NZ leader ... More >>

Christian Heritage Nz Not Contesting By-Election

Tuesday, 15 June 2004, 8:51 am | Christian Heritage Party

Christian Heritage NZ will not be contesting the Te Tai Hauauru by-election. After the CHNZ National Board made the decision, party leader Ewen McQueen said the by-election was a distraction from the real issues facing New Zealand families. He stated. More >>

Budget Ignores Mums At Home

Thursday, 27 May 2004, 3:54 pm | Christian Heritage Party

Christian Heritage NZ leader, Ewen McQueen said today that the Budget ignored mums who chose to stay at home and look after their own children. Instead significantly more funding was directed to childcare subsidies aimed at encouraging women back ... More >>

Marriage stats show the way for Govt policy

Friday, 14 May 2004, 3:18 pm | Christian Heritage Party

Statistics NZ data released today showing the highest number of marriages since 1991, show that Government policy should be affirming marriage – not attempting to sideline it with legislation like the Civil Unions & Omnibus Bills. More >>

Unions & Omnibus Bills – Sidelining Marriage

Friday, 23 April 2004, 10:49 am | Christian Heritage Party

The upcoming Civil Unions Bill and associated Omnibus Bill will complete the process of sidelining the institution of marriage in our society. More >>

United Future Should Review Support for Labour

Thursday, 15 April 2004, 3:02 pm | Christian Heritage Party

Christian Heritage NZ leader Ewen McQueen today commended United Future for its opposition to the Civil Unions Bill. More >>

We Need Improved Palliative Care – Not Kill

Thursday, 1 April 2004, 8:58 am | Christian Heritage Party

Christian Heritage NZ today called for a national palliative care policy. CHNZ leader Ewen McQueen said a national policy was needed both to ensure consistent standards of care across the country and to improve the support for families caring for someone ... More >>

Surging Child Abuse Demands Social Policy Rethink

Friday, 12 March 2004, 11:13 am | Christian Heritage Party

The latest figures showing surging child abuse notifications1 to Child Youth & Family, demand a policy rethink from the Government. Christian Heritage NZ leader Mr Ewen McQueen said that if the Government was willing to review its race relations ... More >>

Waitangi Day is a time for Optimism

Friday, 6 February 2004, 12:34 am | Christian Heritage Party

On the eve of Waitangi Day, Christian Heritage NZ leader Mr Ewen McQueen expressed optimism about the future of Maori - Pakeha relations in New Zealand. The CHNZ leader stated that, More >>

Families Commission Must Be Of Larger Strategy

Wednesday, 12 November 2003, 8:40 am | Christian Heritage Party

Christian Heritage NZ (CHNZ) leader Ewen McQueen said today that the Government’s proposed Families Commission needed to be part of a wider strategy to rebuild a marriage culture in New Zealand. Speaking to the Mt Eden Rotary Club in Auckland Mr McQueen ... More >>

Parl Democracy Is Part Of Our Christian Heritage

Monday, 20 October 2003, 9:45 am | Christian Heritage Party

Christian Heritage NZ leader Ewen McQueen said today that in calling for the prayer that opens Parliament each day to be abolished, MP Matt Robson ignored the historical foundations of the institution of which he was a member. Mr McQueen said the historical-cultural ... More >>

UN Committee Misses The Point On Child Abuse

Monday, 6 October 2003, 5:16 pm | Christian Heritage Party

In calling for smacking to be banned in New Zealand the UN Committee on the Rights of the Child is missing the point. Removing Section 59 of the Crimes Act that allows parents to use reasonable force to discipline their children will do very little ... More >>

Christian Heritage Elects New Leader

Monday, 25 August 2003, 4:05 pm | Christian Heritage Party

Christian Heritage today elected a new leader. At the party’s conference in Nelson delegates from around New Zealand voted to elect Mr Ewen McQueen to take the reins from retiring leader Mr Graham Capill. Mr McQueen, a 38-year-old project manager/analyst ... More >>

No Justification For Legalising Euthanasia

Thursday, 31 July 2003, 10:36 am | Christian Heritage Party

The Christian Heritage Party (CHP) contends that those who argue that killing the innocent should be State sanctioned have failed to produce a cogent case. The role of the state is to protect the innocent from aggression not to facilitate it. More >>

Budget Ignores Basic Building Block Of Family Life

Thursday, 15 May 2003, 4:08 pm | Christian Heritage Party

Today’s Budget once again ignored the most basic building block of strong family life - the institution of marriage. Christian Heritage family spokesperson Ewen McQueen said the Government can talk all it likes about family, but if it ignores marriage ... More >>

   

 

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