Conservative’s Policy on Smacking Vote Winner – Poll

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Media Release 12 Nov 2013 Family First NZ is welcoming the Conservative Party policy on overturning the anti-smacking law, and says that the policy will win votes, including pulling votes from National supporters. An independent poll of New Zealanders in March commissioned by Family First found that 3 out of 4 voters want the anti-smacking […]

Sexualised Bus Ad to Be Removed After Complaint by Family Group

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Media Release 11 Nov 2013 Family First NZ has received notification from the Howick and Eastern Bus Company that they have asked their advertising agency to remove an objectionable billboard on the back of their buses. The image advertising Lady Gaga’s latest album features the partly-covered naked singer in a provocative pose. “We’re stoked that […]

Parents Must Monitor Facebook Use

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Media Release 10 Nov 2013 Family First NZ says that the moral of the story from events over the past week is that parents mustmonitor their children when they are on Facebook and on social network sites in general. “Those with dangerous motives have found Facebook a virtual playground. Because of the availability, affordability, and […]

Call For Sexualised Bus Ad to Be Removed

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Media Release 11 Nov 2013 Family First NZ has written to the Howick and Eastern Bus Company asking them to remove an objectionable billboard on the back of their buses. The image advertising Lady Gaga’s latest album features the partly-covered naked singer in a provocative pose. “We expect this raunch culture from shock artists like Lady […]

Free Condoms Give Sexual Licence, Not Sexual Health

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Media Release 7 November 2013 Family First NZ is slamming free condom schemes to teens as young as 13 in the Hawkes Bay and Timaru calling them irresponsible and sending a dangerous message. “The underlying messages to a 13 year old is that we’re expecting them to have sex, it’s ok to have sex despite […]

Sex Education For Children As Young As Five

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Media Release 31 October 2013 Family First NZ is concerned that Family Planning is promoting the need for ‘sexuality education’ to be targeted at children as young as five years old, but says that they should butt out of primary and intermediate schools and should allow parents to educate their own children. At the Family […]

School Fairs and Alcohol Don’t Mix

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Media Release 31 Oct 2013 Family First NZ is welcoming a decision by the Dunedin City Council not to grant a licence for a wine and beer stand at a primary school fair. “Until we deal with the binge drinking culture and alcohol abuse in New Zealand, those granting special licences should always err on the […]

Planned Parenthood’s Agenda Not Welcome In NZ

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Media Release 31 October 2013 Family First NZ says that the Planned Parenthood Federation of America’s agenda is not welcome in NZ and parents should be wary of its message and resources targeted at young people. The president Cecile Richards is speaking at the Family Planning Conference in Wellington today. “A review earlier this year […]

Councils Should Be Given Power To Ban Home Brothels

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Media Release 30 Oct 2013 Family First NZ is repeating its call for law changes to the Prostitution Reform Act in order to protect families and communities from brothels in residential areas. “Kapiti Coast District Council is now trying to deal with the issue but they are in a no-win situation as they attempt to […]

Morning-After Pill Plan Flawed, Undermines Parents

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Media Release 24 October 2013 Family First NZ is labelling moves by Pharmac to roll out a nationwide scheme to allow pharmacies to offer the Emergency Contraception Pill free of charge to children as young as 12 as flawed and a waste of taxpayer money, and says the evidence suggests it will do more harm […]

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