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    JUST RELEASED: 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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  • 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

new world little shop
Sep
1

Shopping Giveaway Harmless Fun For Kids

Media Release 1 Sep 2014 Family First NZ is rubbishing claims by critics including Gareth Morgan that the New World ‘Little Shop’ promotion is harmful for kids, and says that kids should be allowed to be kids. “Children love acting like their parents and pretending to be shopping, choosing and paying for real-life food, and […]

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bullying blackboard
Aug
28

Greens & Labour Politicising Bullying in Schools

Media Release 28 August 2014 Family First NZ says that both the Greens and Labour are wanting to politicise and sexualise school children under the guise of bullying programmes rather than deal with the school bullying issue as it should be dealt with. Labour has said that it will make it mandatory for schools to […]

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Closed ears
Aug
26

Objectionable Hip-Hop Song Offensive to All NZ’ers

Media Release 26 August 2014 Family First is slamming Auckland hip-hop crew @peace for their new release containing lyrics that threaten to kill Prime Minister John Key and have sex with his daughter. “You cannot go any lower than this type of personal and offensive attack on a politician and their family, and all New […]

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miley cyrus 3
Aug
21

Miley’s Pop Porn Is Coming – Lock Up Your Kids

Media Release 21 August 2014 Family First is encouraging parents to protect their kids from the ‘pop porn’ juggernaut Miley Cyrus who is heading to New Zealand in October. “Miley Cyrus is demonstrating – very successfully – that her focus is on ridding her fan base of her adoring teen and tween fans from her […]

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Marriage 3rd reading header
Aug
19

Demand for Same-Sex ‘Marriage’ Underwhelms

Media Release 19 August 2014 Family First NZ says that one year on from the marriage law being politically manipulated, the demand for same-sex marriages has been underwhelming with just 318 same-sex couples rushing to take advantage of the new definition to formalise their relationship for the first time. The numbers have been boosted by […]

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>> The Latest News

Abortion - breast cancer
Sep
1

Cool heads are needed on the abortion-breast cancer link

MercatorNet 27 August 2014 A Mexican wave of moral indignation swept through the chattering class this month in Australia when the hypothesis was raised of a link between abortion and breast cancer. We heard, in shrill tones, that claims of such a link are “factually incorrect” (blogger Mia Freedman), “absurd” (Simon Breheny of the IPA) […]

Marijuana -growing like a weed
Aug
31

The Colorado Marijuana Industry: Growing Like a Weed

Focus on the Family August 2014 As more states look at loosening laws on the sale and use of marijuana, Colorado is offering a disturbing preview of what may be in store for them. Colorado OK’d the use of medical marijuana in 2000, as 23 others have over the last several years. But in 2013, […]

three strikes
Aug
31

Analysis of Three Strikes so far

Sensible Sentencing Trust August 2014 Having endured numerous cases of heinous crimes committed by repeat offenders, New Zealanders increasingly expressed a desire for tough sentencing laws for repeat violent and sexual offenders. SST worked tirelessly for the introduction of a Three Strikes policy into New Zealand law. We achieved this in 2010 and will continue […]

marriage interracial
Aug
28

7 Reasons Why the Current Marriage Debate Is Nothing Like the Debate on Interracial Marriage

Daily Signal 27 August 2014 Is opposition to same-sex marriage at all like opposition to interracial marriage? One refrain in debates over marriage policy is that laws defining marriage as the union of male and female are today’s equivalent of bans on interracial marriage. Some further argue that protecting the freedom to act publicly on […]

referendums being ignored
Aug
28

Two thirds of voters believe citizens-initiated referenda should be binding – survey

NZ Herald 27 August 2014 A key policy plank for NZ First and the Conservative Party has been given a boost after two thirds of voters said they believed citizens-initiated referenda should be binding on a Government. The Herald DigiPoll survey showed 66 per cent of respondents agreed such referenda should be binding while 22 […]

gender confusion
Aug
27

Election 2014: Labour’s three gender options for passports

NZ Herald 27 August 2014 Labour wants drivers’ licences and passports in New Zealand to offer three gender options. It also wants laws changed so that couples in de facto relationships and in civil unions can adopt, whether same-sex couples or heterosexual couples. And it wants better support for young people who are bullied over […]

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