There have now been 8 smacking prosecutions since so-called ‘anti-smacking’ legislation was introduced.
New Zealand First leader Winston Peters on 'sordid' political deals, repealing the anti-smacking law and why John Key’s popularity is undeserved.
James Mason, who yesterday had his conviction for assaulting his son quashed, hopes the decision will not encourage violence toward children.
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Former Green MP Sue Bradford is thrilled that even one of the staunchest critics of her anti-smacking legislation is now convinced it is working.
An independent review of the anti-smacking law has found the law is working well, and opponents' fears are unfounded.
Between 4000 and 5000 people are marching through central Auckland this afternoon, urging the Government to act on referenda.
Green MP Sue Bradford is no stranger to threats – but this is the first time she’s had a threat like this.
Fewer New Zealand parents smack their children today than in past decades, according to results of a poll released today.
Prime Minister John Key has been dragged into the centre of the resurgent smacking debate.
The child-smacking debate is back in the spotlight with confirmation the country will vote on a citizens-initiated referendum.
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