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Stopping Violence Coordinator Betrays NZ Men

Wednesday, 14 November 2001, 5:25 pm | Families Apart Require Equality

"Stopping Violence Services Chief Executive Paul Prestidge has betrayed New Zealand men and their families and should resign immediately", FARE spokesperson Darryl Ward said today. He was commenting on Prestidge's media statement yesterday ... More >>

Commissioner's Priorities Completely Wrong

Monday, 12 November 2001, 11:26 am | Families Apart Require Equality

"The Commissioner for Children, Hon. Roger McClay, has got his priorities completely wrong and they do not address the most pressing needs of New Zealand children", says Darryl Ward, spokesperson for FARE. He was referring to the Commissioner's media ... More >>

Judges Must Stop Rewriting The Law

Wednesday, 7 November 2001, 5:28 pm | Families Apart Require Equality

"Instances of the Judiciary overriding Parliament and effectively creating new law must stop. The DvC case, which comes before the Court of Appeal tomorrow 8 November, is a prime example of this kind of dangerous trend amongst the Judiciary", says ... More >>

Trial Highlights Ongoing Gross Injustices

Monday, 29 October 2001, 5:28 pm | Families Apart Require Equality

"The trial of an Auckland father scheduled to take place in the Waitakare (Henderson) District Court tomorrow highlights ongoing gross injustices, so it is no surprise that there will be protests outside", FARE spokesperson Darryl Ward said today. He ... More >>

Gender Stereotypes Misleading

Thursday, 18 October 2001, 10:16 am | Families Apart Require Equality

"The practice of referring to a father taking his child into his custody as 'abduction' is most often highly misleading", FARE spokesperson Darryl Ward said today. He was referring to reports of Lower Hutt Police searching for a man ... More >>

Family Court Has Damaged Families For 20 Years

Monday, 1 October 2001, 11:39 am | Families Apart Require Equality

"The Family Court, which celebrates its 20th birthday on 1 October, has little chance of restoring its tarnished public image", says Darryl Ward, spokesperson for Families Apart Require Equality (FARE). More >>

Window Dressing CYFS Wont Protect Abused Children

Wednesday, 22 August 2001, 10:19 am | Families Apart Require Equality

"Calls by Parentline to have the Child, Youth and Family Department overhauled would only be a window dressing exercise that will not solve the endemic problem of child abuse", FARE spokesperson Darryl Ward said today. More >>

Socially Irresponsible Advertising Condemned

Wednesday, 25 July 2001, 2:16 pm | Families Apart Require Equality

Families Apart Require Equality (FARE) spokesperson Darryl Ward today condemned the series of advertisements currently being broadcast in support of the Women's Refuge Campaign as being "hate promoting and seriously socially irresponsible", ... More >>

Address Public Concerns About The Family Court

Monday, 23 July 2001, 3:22 pm | Families Apart Require Equality

"Family lawyers must address the public's concerns if they are to restore any credibility to themselves and the Family Court", Families Apart Require Equality (FARE) spokesperson Darryl Ward said today. He was responding to comments by Simon ... More >>

FARE Condemns Gendered Excuses For Murderers

Friday, 20 July 2001, 9:53 am | Families Apart Require Equality

Families Apart Require Equality (FARE) spokesperson Darryl Ward expressed grave concern about Justice Minister Phil Goff's support for the Law Commission's call for female murderers to be given leniency if they claim to be so-called battered women. More >>

Stopping Violence Services Empire Building

Wednesday, 18 July 2001, 3:43 pm | Families Apart Require Equality

"Stopping Violence Services is clearly more interested in empire building than in dealing with the realities of family violence, FARE spokesperson Darryl Ward said today. More >>

Child Abuse Claims Misleading

Wednesday, 27 June 2001, 11:39 am | Families Apart Require Equality

"Merepeka Raukawa-Tait's claims that child abuse by women is increasing is extremely misleading. It is the recognition, and not the incidence, of such abuse that is rising", FARE spokesperson Darryl Ward said today. He was commenting on Raukawa-Tait's comments ... More >>

Child Support Priorities Wrong

Friday, 22 June 2001, 3:41 pm | Families Apart Require Equality

"The Government's announcement that it will be raising child support levels sends a clear signal that it only values fathers as cash cows and not as real parents", FARE spokesperson Darryl Ward said today. He was commenting on Social Services and ... More >>

Welfare Agency Plan Pointless

Wednesday, 13 June 2001, 5:36 pm | Families Apart Require Equality

"The grandiose sounding new plan for the Department of Child, Youth and Family is a pointless waste of time and money that will do little to stop child abuse", FARE spokesperson Darryl Ward said today. More >>

Fathers Protest In Wellington

Tuesday, 5 June 2001, 11:25 am | Families Apart Require Equality

"FARE members and supporters will be staging a small demonstration at 12:00 on Tuesday 5 June, outside Whitcoulls in Lambton Quay, Wellington, to collect signatures in support of Dr Muriel Newman's Shared Parenting Bill", spokesperson Darryl ... More >>

Youth Suicide Rates No Surprise

Thursday, 31 May 2001, 8:38 am | Families Apart Require Equality

"Reports of higher suicide rates amongst welfare children are no surprise whatsoever", FARE spokesperson Darryl Ward said today. More >>

Govt. The Cause Of Most Child Support Defaulting

Wednesday, 18 April 2001, 9:52 am | Families Apart Require Equality

"Reports that there are nearly 100,000 liable parents in arrears with their child support are not surprising given the Government's policies that favour sole parenting", FARE spokesperson Darryl Ward said today. More >>

FARE: Judicial Complaints Process Welcomed

Thursday, 8 March 2001, 1:24 pm | Families Apart Require Equality

"Many have welcomed the establishment of a judicial complaints process, and the appointment of Sir John Robertson as Judicial Complaints Lay Observer. However, the system that has been established appears so weak that it is difficult to see ... More >>

Family Violence Figures Misleading

Wednesday, 28 February 2001, 4:55 pm | Families Apart Require Equality

"A reduction in applications for Domestic Protection Orders represents nothing more than a reduction in the popularity of this particular instrument for deliberately denying children the right to a relationship with one of their parents, usually their ... More >>

Civil Disobedience Cautioned

Monday, 26 February 2001, 8:59 am | Families Apart Require Equality

"The civil disobedience campaign being touted by some parents' groups is not supported by all family rights lobby groups," says Families Apart Require Equality (FARE) spokesperson Darryl Ward. More >>

   

 

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