The NZ Skeptics make regular submissions on regulatory matters which relate to our areas of interest.
The New Zealand Skeptics Society is a non-profit body that exists to promote critical thinking. We are frequently contacted by the media to provide informed comments on science and pseudoscience,
The submission below was given via a Zoom call to Members of the Justice Committee on Wednesday the 15th of September 2021, as a follow-up to the Society’s written submission.
The NZ Skeptics’ Submission on the Conversion Practices Prohibition Legislation Bill About us The NZ Skeptics are a New Zealand/Aotearoa charity dedicated to education and the promotion of evidence-based practices,
NZ Skeptics submission on the Ministry of Justice Proposals against incitement of hatred and discrimination The NZ Skeptics We are a New Zealand/Aoteaoroa charity dedicated to education and the promotion
The NZ Skeptics are a voice of reason in New Zealand, and aim to promote the scientific method and evidence-based decision making throughout the public sphere. Healthcare decisions are an
Fluoridation The NZ Skeptics believe that the available scientific evidence shows community water fluoridation to be both a safe and effective measure for reducing incidence of tooth decay. What we
The Medical Council asked for submissions on a proposed amendment to their statement on advertising in relation to the use of testimonials, with the amendment prohibiting the use of testimonials
Below is the NZ Skeptics’ submission on the recent Regulation of Natural Health Products consultation, run by the Ministry of Health. The consultation is related to the Natural Health and
Submission relating to proposals by the Pharmacy Council to alter Clause 6.9 of the code of Ethics I am Edward Linney a consumer with an active interest in evidence based
Submission to the Pharmacy Council’s 2015 Code of Ethics Consultation The Pharmacy Council’s Code of Ethics 2011 appears to be a well written document which puts the wellbeing of the
This report is part of the NZ Skeptics’ Submission to the Pharmacy Council‘s consultation of their Code of Ethics. The pharmacies below are were found by a quick google search to
This report is part of the NZ Skeptics’ Submission to the Pharmacy Council‘s consultation of their Code of Ethics. The following are reports gathered in response to a request the NZ
1. INTRODUCTION My name is Keith Garratt. I make this submission as a concerned member of the public. In general, I applaud the intent of creating greater control and certainty
Submission to the Ministry of Health on the matter of the proposal that Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) become a regulated profession under the Health Practitioners Competency Assurance Act (HPCAA) 2003.
Name: Vicki Hyde, Chair If this submission is made on behalf of an organisation, please name that organisation here: NZ Skeptics Inc. Please provide a brief description of the organisation
Current Policies and Policy Issues in New Zealand and Selected Countries This submission was completed by: Vicki Hyde Chair New Zealand Committee for Scientific Investigation of Claims of the Paranormal