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Maxim Director Speaks Tonight On Civil Union Bill

14 June 2004

Maxim Director Speaks Tonight On Civil Union Bill And Human Rights Demands

Bruce Logan, Director of the Maxim Institute, will give a public lecture tonight at 8 p.m. on th topic: "Human Rights Demands: Are They in the Public Good?" (with special reference to the Civil Union and Omnibus Bills). The lecture is sponsored and organised by the Society as part of its AGM and all members of the public are warmly invited to attend the lecture.

The venue is Connolly Hall, Guilford Tce (off Hill St) Thorndon, Wellington. Enquiries SPCSNZ@hotmail.com Also see the Society website http://www.spcs.org.nz Following the lecture there will be a discussion, an opportunity to ask questions and super will be provided.

The 8 pm lecture is preceded by the Society's AGM commencing at 7 p.m. which is only open to the Society's current members.

Bruce Logan, is director of Maxim Institute, a research and policy organisation based in Auckland and Christchurch. He is a former secondary school principal, with teaching experience in many countries. Bruce started the NZ Education Development Foundation in 1991, which became the Maxim Institute in November 2001. Its mission statement is: "Through policy and public debate to promote the principles of a free, just and compassionate society."

Bruce writes regularly for newspapers, magazines and journals on political and educational issues and has also written several books. He frequently speaks around the country on a range of issues, particularly on the family, the role of the state, education and civil society. He is married with two daughters.

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