'The real school bully isn't in the schoolyard'
PRESS STATEMENT FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Mass gathering at
Wednesday 2nd May at
24 April 2007
real school bully isn't in the schoolyard'
provocation, the Government has forced Wainuiomata Christian
College to disclose its disciplinary policies or face
closure. Martin Keast, principal of Wainuiomata Christian
College and Silverstream Christian School has reluctantly
complied with the demand but states, 'we do so under
In response to Mr Keast's comments, Education
Minister Steve Maharey, says: "The law is the law.' Now lets
take the anti smacking bill.
If this bill is passed, what
will stop the Government (without any provocation) demanding
from ordinary, law-abiding kiwi parents the same disclosure
of their disciplinary measures in the home? After all, 'the
law is the law!' Government's planned national database to
monitor all New Zealand children provides the framework to
make this scenario a reality.
To that end, a mass
gathering at Parliament Grounds will take place next week -
Wednesday 2nd May at 12.30pm to oppose the anti-smacking
bill. Speakers include Bishop Brian Tamaki, Pastor Peter
Mortlock, Wellington Reverend Mike Weitenburg and former All
Black and Wellington Hurricanes Captain Bull Allen.
details can be viewed on www.familyvalues.net.nz
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