Euthanasia battle won, but the public war begins
David Seymour’s End of Life Choice Bill won over Parliament where other MPs had failed - but the real fight may just be beginning.
Social fault lines open up for politicians
With euthanasia likely to join cannabis as a referendum topic at the 2020 election, political campaigning could get messy.
End of Life Choice bill back today
David Seymour’s End of Life Choice bill is up for its second reading today. The euthanasia topic has split politicians, doctors and the public.
Tales of death and dying, unplugged
Among the submissions over the proposed euthanasia law are tales filled with emotion, regret and doubt.
Assisted dying divides Anglican bishops
NZ’s eight top Anglican bishops have come out against David Seymour’s proposed euthanasia bill but three other bishops have voiced their support.
Euthanasia bill should not go ahead: law firm
The law firm that handles many doctors’ legal issues has told a select committee that David Seymour’s End of Life Choice Bill should not proceed.
Euthanasia views splinter over dementia
Jeremy Rees examines the vexed issue of dementia in the first part of a series analysing many of the 35,000 submissions on David Seymour’s assisted dying bill.
How do doctors feel about helping end lives?
Sick patients would get to end their own lives, but doctors and medical practitioners would have to carry that out.