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    Value Your Vote

    Friday, July 25, 2014

    If you value your family, then value your vote this election. Go to www.valueyourvote.org.nz to find out how the politicians voted and what their views are on important family issues…

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  • JUST RELEASED: Mum on a Mission

    Sunday, July 13, 2014

    THE YOUTUBE VIDEO POLITICIANS DON’T WANT NZ PARENTS TO SEE In 2007, politicians changed the laws making it illegal for parents to use smacking as form of correction with their children. The referendum in 2009 revealed that 87% of New Zealanders opposed this move believing that it wouldn’t solve genuine child abuse but would lead […]

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  • CHOOSE LIFE Ribbon Campaign Ad THIS ONE

    Join Our Campaign!

    Thursday, March 13, 2014

    “Choose Life” ORDER YOUR RIBBONS NOW! We’re stoked to announce the launch of the CHOOSE LIFE PINK & BLUE RIBBON CAMPAIGN Show your support by proudly wearing or displaying the ribbon. This is a simple but powerful way to display your support for the health and wellbeing of mothers (and fathers as well!), and the […]

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    Family First Phone App Out Now

    Sunday, February 16, 2014

    DOWNLOAD THE APP NOW: You can now be an online activist for family issues in NZ! Be informed and empowered on issues important to your family.  

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    Coming Soon!

    Friday, February 7, 2014

    Our Value Your Vote resource has been hugely popular during the general elections of 2008 and 2011 for informing families. We are planning a significant resource for this year so that families can vote according to their values on issues around marriage, euthanasia, parental notification, anti-smacking law, abortion, adoption, marijuana, prostitution, sexualisation of children, and […]

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  • Family First – Speaking Up

    Monday, May 27, 2013

    WELCOME TO OUR WEBSITE. You’ll find the latest news, research and essays on family issues that we think kiwi families need to be aware of. Our aim is to inform and empower families in New Zealand. If you’re unaware of the work of Family First, please take a moment to watch this 8 minute promo. […]

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  • My Mummy’s a Criminal

    Saturday, May 25, 2013

    In 2007 the NZ Parliament removed the right of Kiwi parents to use reasonable force to physically discipline their children for the purpose of correction. Despite assurances to the contrary, families have been torn apart, accused of lying and dragged through the courts with disturbing results. These are just a few of the many examples…

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    Family First NZ – The Family Watchdog

    Wednesday, April 24, 2013

    5 REASONS WHY NZ FAMILIES NEED THEIR OWN WATCHDOG 1. BUSY FAMILIES AREN’T ALWAYS AWARE – mums and dads are so busy doing school drop-offs, keeping the house in order, working and paying the bills etc  that they often can’t keep up with all the issues that may affect them or that they are passionate […]

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    What Your Kids Really Want for Dinner

    Sunday, September 30, 2012

    “What Your Kids Really Want for Dinner is You” was one of the billboards in a campaign run by Family First recently. Read the research on the benefits of family dinners on our RESEARCH page “Family Meals” CLICK HERE

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>> Media Releases

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Jul
25

Politicians Ignore Families’ Concerns on Street Prostitution

Media Release 24 July 2014 Family First NZ says that politicians are ignoring the concerns of families, lack the will to take appropriate action, and are happy to drag the ongoing problem of street prostitution into the next parliamentary term. Parliament was told today that the Select Committee report due originally in 2012 will not […]

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Jul
24

The Marriage Pledge – Applying It At The Ballot Box 2014

In 2013, the politicians IGNORED thousands of your submissions. They IGNORED calls for a referendum on a massive cultural change, at the same time as demanding a referendum on state asset sales! They demanded their right for a conscience vote, yet voted to IGNORE the consciences of many celebrants, registrars, churches hosting weddings, and others in the wedding […]

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Jul
23

Don’t Apologise for Putting Family First, Mr Cunliffe

Media Release 23 July 2014 Family First NZ says Labour leader David Cunliffe should not be apologising for putting his family first and having some holiday time with them. “All parents need some rest and recharging time, they need family time, and most importantly they need a good work-life balance,” says Bob McCoskrie, National Director […]

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Jul
9

Dr Ben Carson: Gay Marriage Is Like 2+2=5

Media Release 9 July 2014 Family First NZ held their annual Forum on the Family last week attended by the Prime Minister and other political leaders, and a special guest was Dr Ben Carson, professor of neurosurgery, oncology, plastic surgery and paediatrics at the John Hopkins School of Medicine, where he has directed paediatric neurosurgery […]

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Jul
6

“Bathroom Bill” Rightly Flushed Away by Parliament

Media Release 6 July 2014 Family First NZ says that a controversial proposal by Labour MP Louisa Wall to include ‘gender identity’ as a prohibited ground of discrimination under the Human Rights Act has been rejected by her own party colleagues and others on the Select Committee and will be removed from consideration as part […]

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>> The Latest News

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Jul
29

Amazing flip flops on same-sex ‘marriage’ (US)

Charisma News 27 July 2014 Are you ready to take a little test? I’m going to ask a series of short, informational questions followed by one philosophical question, so the test is in two parts. Part One: Informational Who said this and when did he or she say it? Quote: “I remain opposed to same-sex […]

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Jul
29

Should birth certificates lie?

Mercatornet 28 July 2014 Does your birth certificate really tell the truth about your birth? For most, the answer to this will of course be yes. But for some people, the answer will actually be no. Emma Creswell is one of perhaps 70,000 children in Britain who have been born through donor conception and who […]

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Jul
29

The Roe of Marriage: Traditionalists should defend their conception of the truth

Mr. Anderson is a co-author of What Is Marriage? Man and Woman: A Defense, and the William E. Simon Fellow at the Heritage Foundation. Before Roe v. Wade in 1973, no one could have predicted that the Supreme Court would effectively create a national regime of abortion on demand throughout all nine months of pregnancy. […]

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Jul
28

Ryan T. Anderson – What is Marriage?

Ryan Anderson is a co-author of What Is Marriage? Man and Woman: A Defense, and the William E. Simon Fellow at the Heritage Foundation. This is the Video of the lecture Ryan Anderson gave at Stanford earlier this spring has now become available. You can watch a 3 minute highlight reel here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xSRTUp1HRT4 The entire […]

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Jul
28

Colorado sees rise in number of homeless after cannabis legalised

The Telegraph 28 July 2014 Colorado’s legalisation of cannabis has led to an increase in the number of young people living on the streets, local shelters have said. The US state made history in January this year by becoming the first in the world to open stores licensed to sell marijuana legally. Proponents of the […]

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Jul
28

Michael Laws gets smack warning

NZ Herald 27 July 2014 Police have given former Wanganui mayor Michael Laws a formal warning after he was accused of smacking his child. The polarising ex-MP and talkback host was investigated after the alleged incident at Whanganui Hospital last year. A source told the Herald on Sunday a nurse said she saw Laws smack […]

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