NZ Fertility Rate Continues To Plummet NZ Fertility Rate Continues To Plummet 18 November, 2020 Media Release 18 November 2020 New Zealand's total fertility rate has reached an all-time low, with an average of 1.63 children per woman in New Zealand, well below population replacement level, and according to Stats NZ, “the lowest on record”. The fertility rate for Maori women is higher at 2.05 – but still the lowest on... Read more Why the NO campaign won (against all the odds) Why the NO campaign won (against all the odds) 7 November, 2020 Despite the YES campaign starting the debate with a 36-point lead two years ago (according to Horizon Polling), the SayNopetoDope campaign won the cannabis debate by 2.3 points (an incredible 38-point turnaround). This was also despite four major factors which favoured the YES vote: An avalanche of favourable media support which even experienced broadcasters observed... Read more Voters Confused by Medicinal Aspect of Cannabis Referendum Voters Confused by Medicinal Aspect of Cannabis Referendum 2 November, 2020 Media Release 2 November 2020 Polling carried out by Curia Market Research after the cannabis referendum vote has revealed that many voters were confused around the legal status of medicinal cannabis which subsequently influenced their vote. The survey shows that 60% of voters who voted yes did so because they “wanted cannabis to be made available... Read more Charities Board Still Gunning to Deregister Family First Charities Board Still Gunning to Deregister Family First 27 September, 2020 Media Release 25 September 2020 Family First New Zealand has been notified that the Charities Board intend to appeal the recent decision in the Wellington Court of Appeal which opposed deregistration of Family First New Zealand from the Charities Register. “This decision is a threat for the freedom of speech and belief in New Zealand. The... Read more Call For Review Of Right To Silence Law Which Hides Abusers Call For Review Of Right To Silence Law Which Hides Abusers 22 September, 2020 Media Release 22 September 2020 Family First NZ is repeating its call for a review of ‘right to silence’ laws which is effectively hindering investigations into child abuse. Family First has previously made this plea as a result of the Coroner’s report into the death of 7-month-old Staranise Waru from Christchurch, the deaths of the... Read more WATCH – A Voice for Families WATCH – A Voice for Families 30 April, 2017 Have a watch of our new promo video - 10 years in 10 minutes. It showcases Family First NZ speaking up on family issues in the media and public domain over the past few years – just a small sampling of the many issues we’ve covered. We hope you enjoy it! Read more Family First NZ – The Family Watchdog Family First NZ - The Family Watchdog 10 October, 2016 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... Read more

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