Karakia under the Spotlight

Karakia under the Spotlight

Yesterday there was an article in the New Zealand Herald suggesting that karakia could be affected by the legal action being taken by Jeff McClintock, David Hines and Tanya Jacob. Regardless of the nature of karakia the status of prayer in class is already legally...
Secular Education going to Court

Secular Education going to Court

David Hines and his team have set up a GiveALittle Donation Page to allow people to contribute to the legal costs of supporting Secular Education in a Judicial Review to be held in late April. David Hines and a group of parents affected by religious instruction have...
End of Life Choices Submission

End of Life Choices Submission

The NZARH has an interest in representing the rights of those without religious beliefs. We wish to ensure that the religious beliefs of others do not impact our own human rights. As an association which places compassion and humanity at the forefront we wish to...
Convergent Lines of Evidence

Convergent Lines of Evidence

If you listen to those whose theistic belief causes them to question Evolution through Natural Selection you might be expected to believe that the evidence is incomplete or weak. You might hear about how radiological dating can be inaccurate. Dawkins has spent a...
Education Act Submission

Education Act Submission

Our Recommendation We recommend that the Government repeal clause 78 of the Education Act 1964 headed ‘Religious instruction and observances in State primary schools’. We recommend that the Education Act be made consistent with the New Zealand Bill of...