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...
Blasphemy Web Site Launched

Blasphemy Web Site Launched

The New Zealand Humanists have launched a web site opposing Blasphemy in New Zealand. The New Zealand Association of Rationalists and Humanists fully support this campaign to eliminate Blasphemy legislation. It is important to repeal blasphemy laws in western...
Abhorring Racism

Abhorring Racism

The New Zealand Association of Rationalists and Humanists have at their core a commitment to human rights, and that we should all be treated equally under the law. We stand behind Susan Devoy in her support of Chinese New Zealanders. Singling out one ethnicity or...
Peter Boghossian coming to Auckland

Peter Boghossian coming to Auckland

Peter Boghossian is coming to Auckland in July to give a free talk about deradicalizing Jihadis. Boghossian is a speaker for the Center for Inquiry, the Richard Dawkins Foundation for Reason and Science, and the Secular Student Alliance. He has been nominated as a...
Red Beach School Taken to Court

Red Beach School Taken to Court

Red Beach School’s refusal to attend mediation over Religious Instruction sessions left a long suffering dad with no option but to file for a Judicial Review of their decision by to hold religious instruction classes. The school included Jeff McClintock’s...
Lying for Jesus

Lying for Jesus

The primary message of Aron Ra, writer and producer of the Foundational Falsehoods of Creationism on YouTube, was around how creationists lie for Jesus. Creationists simply do not care what the truth is, and therefore can make no concession about the facts of...