Richard Lin

Richard Lin

Richard Lin is currently the Treasurer of the association. Lin’s background is in finance and investment. He has worked for three years at Sovereign as a Financial System Analyst, currently working for ASB as Model Risk Analyst in Finance team majority focus on...
Robert Nola

Robert Nola

Robert Nola is a retired professor of philosophy who taught at the University of Auckland for 47 years. Amongst other things he taught philosophy of science, philosophy of atheism and materialism; he also published extensively in these areas. He has been a long-time...
Humanist Manifesto: End Tax Advantages for Religion.

Humanist Manifesto: End Tax Advantages for Religion.

We seek repeal of promoting religion as a charitable purpose under the Charities Act. We believe the charities act is being used as a means of avoiding taxation by religious organisations that do not conduct programs of social benefit or education beyond self...
Remove abortion from the Crimes Act

Remove abortion from the Crimes Act

Currently abortion is a crime under the Crimes Act. We strongly oppose abortion being a crime. We believe it should be removed from the Crime Act. Currently in order to obtain an abortion after 20 weeks a woman must get statements from two medical professionals that...