Eileen Joy and her petition have made the mainstream news in New Zealand after reaching 100,000 signatures.
Here is an article from Auckland Now. (Sunday Star Times)
There is also debate about this on Facebook. I found a some on this pages:
Here are some Op Ed pieces:
Shelley Bridgeman: ‘Child abuse’ book stays in the New Zealand Herald
ROSEMARY MCLEOD: Parenting wrongs can create a lasting, painful legacy in the Dominion Post
Update: I see in the following piece that the book has been submitted to the censor’s office.
Peter Calder: Classics that fail public taste test in the New Zealand Herald