Submission to MoE on Religious Instruction

Overview In general terms, the document does a good job of trying to bring potential issues with offering religious instruction to the attention of schools. These issues are both legal and ethical, and it is important that the focus of this document is kept on the...

Submission on the End of Life Choices Bill

Today we made a submission in support of the End of Life Choices Bill. You can read our submission below.   Justice Committee Secretariat Committee Secretariat Justice Committee Parliament Buildings Wellington 29 January 2018 To the Justice Committee, Submission on...

Abortion and Euthanasia

The Humanist Society of New Zealand is currently finalizing a manifesto ahead of the upcoming political elections in September. There are many things worth lobbying for, but two that are being focused on are changing the laws around Abortion and Euthanasia. The first...

Submission on Updating the Education Act 1989

Our Society adheres to the fundamentals of modern Humanism as expressed in the Amsterdam Declaration of 2002, in which Article 4 states: Humanism insists that personal liberty must be combined with social responsibility. Humanism ventures to build a world on the idea...