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    JUST LAUNCHED: Family First TV

    Friday, August 14, 2015

    We’re really excited to release a fantastic new tool for Kiwi families. FAMILY FIRST TV https://nzfamily.tv/ is a new Internet TV service where you can watch great online content from Family First, but you can also rent top class movies, documentaries and TV shows. The service has market leading parental control technology so it’s really […]

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    FAMILY MATTERS: BOYS GIRLS OTHER – Making Sense of the Confusing New World of Gender Identity

    Friday, July 3, 2015

    The report “BOYS GIRLS OTHER – Making Sense of the Confusing New World of Gender Identity” was commissioned by Family First NZ in response to an increasing number of ‘born in the wrong body’-type stories involving children in the media, and ‘gender identity’ guidelines and policies being pushed at schools by governmental groups and advocacy […]

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    New Resource For Families

    Monday, February 2, 2015

    Family First NZ has launched a phone app designed to put the power back in to the hands of families, and to help them be online political activists for family issues in NZ. DOWNLOAD THE APP NOW:

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  • WATCH – A Voice for Families

    Sunday, February 1, 2015

    Please take just a moment to watch our brand new Promo video. 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. (It actually surprised us just how […]

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    Family First Phone App Out Now

    Tuesday, November 25, 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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  • WATCH: Mum on a Mission

    Tuesday, November 25, 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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  • Family First – Speaking Up

    Monday, November 25, 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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    Family First NZ – The Family Watchdog

    Monday, November 25, 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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>> Media Releases

EUTHANASIA suicide prevention assisted suicide cartoon
Aug
27

Focus on Suicide In Euthanasia Review Welcomed

Media Release 27 August 2015 Family First NZ is welcoming the broad inquiry into voluntary euthanasia to be carried out by Parliament’s Health Committee. “It makes absolute sense to us to take a broad approach and to place euthanasia within the wider debate about the premature ending of one’s life. There has always been a […]

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Aug
27

Families Call for Parental Notification Laws

Media Release 27 August 2015 Family First NZ is calling on politicians to reflect the concerns and wishes of families and ensure that young pregnant girls in a crisis situation receive the family support they deserve and need. A petition is being presented to the Justice and Electoral Select Committee today by Stratford mother Hillary […]

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Aug
27

Independent CYF Watchdog No Longer Optional

Media Release 27 August 2015 Family First NZ is repeating its call for an independent watchdog to monitor the policies, procedures and the resourcing of CYF following the release of the Children’s Commissioner’s report today. “If CYF was a family, it would have had state intervention by now. Despite the important work it does and […]

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mum and baby
Aug
26

Paid Parental Leave Values Parenting

Media Release 26 Aug 2015 Family First NZ is calling on the government to value parenting and the important role of mothers and fathers during the early years of our children and support the Paid Parental Leave bill. “Families are being penalised for having children. Successive governments have undervalued mothers and the vital role of […]

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Aug
25

Govt Attacks Family Time With Liberal Easter Laws

Media Release 25 August 2015 Family First NZ is slamming the government for its intention to liberalise Easter trading laws and questions how long before Christmas day and Anzac day are also liberalised. They are also criticising the National party for refusing to allow a conscience vote on an issue which has always been very […]

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Aug
20

No Winners When People Cheat On Their Marriages

Media Release 20 Aug 2015 Family First NZ says that the Ashley Madison security breach simply reiterates the fact that there are no winners when people cheat on their marriages. “it is difficult to have sympathy with people who are willing to cheat on their spouse and yet are now concerned with their own privacy. […]

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>> The Latest News

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Sep
2

Zis Is What I Call Social Madness

Charisma News 31 August 2015 In the latest example of social madness, Rickey Hall, the vice chancellor for diversity and inclusion at the University of Tennessee-Knoxville, is calling on all students to use gender inclusive pronouns like “ze, hir, zir, xe, xem and xyr” in order to make the campus “welcoming and inclusive for all.” […]

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Sep
2

Gay marriage revolt – in a couple of Presbyterian churches

NZ Herald 1 September 2015 Some of the nation’s Presbyterian churches are revolting against a ban on performing same-sex marriages imposed by their national body. Last year, the Presbyterian Church of Aotearoa New Zealand (PCANZ) banned its ministers from performing same-sex marriages after the issue was put forward to the general assembly by a regional […]

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Aug
31

Top Oregon doctor: PAS law a ‘mistake’

CareNotKilling.org 24 August 2015 Senior Oregon doctor says that ‘assisted suicide has been detrimental to patients, degraded the quality of medical care, and compromised the integrity of the medical profession’. A senior physician working in the US state of Oregon, where an ‘assisted dying’ law has been in operation since 1998, has warned that introducing […]

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Aug
31

‘Sister Wives’ family cites gay marriage ruling in polygamy case

Fox News 28 August 2015 A polygamous family says the landmark U.S. Supreme Court ruling legalizing same-sex marriage shows that laws restricting consensual adult relationships are outdated, even if certain unions are unpopular. Kody Brown and his four wives argue in court documents that their reality TV show “Sister Wives” shows polygamous marriages can be […]

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Aug
29

Students toss veggies mandated by govt in school lunches – US

Trashed: Study finds students toss veggies mandated by federal school lunch program Fox News 28 August 2015 Public schools are continuing to serve the federally mandated fruits and vegetables, but a new study claims the fresh produce is going into trash cans more than tummies. Since 2012, the U.S. Department of Agriculture has implemented a […]

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Aug
29

Girl Exploited by Amnesty Int’l Names Baby “Miracle”

C-Fam.org 19 August 2015  The young mother named her baby “Milagros.” That is Spanish for Miracle. Amnesty International wanted the baby aborted. The brave girl in Paraguay was allegedly raped by her stepfather, and pregnant at 11 years old. Amnesty International used her case to demand Paraguay change its pro-life laws to allow an abortion. UN […]

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