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    FAMILY MATTERS: Marriage ‘Equality’ Is Growing – In Numbers!

    Wednesday, May 13, 2015

    The debate about whether the definition of marriage should be further redefined to allow polygamy and group marriage has surfaced in the UK, with the Green Party leader declaring that they are open to consultation on legalising ‘marriages’ involving three or more people. The politicians in NZ worked hard to silence the debate here around opening […]

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    REPORT:”We Need To Talk”

    Monday, February 9, 2015

    READ our recently-released Report “WE NEED TO TALK – Screen time in NZ, Media Use: An Emerging factor in child and adolescent health” by biologist / psychologist Dr Aric Sigman CLICK HERE to download

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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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  • My Mummy’s a Criminal

    Monday, November 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

    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

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May
23

Claims That NZ is Good for Sex Workers ‘Laughable’

Media Release 23 May 2015 Family First NZ says that claims by the Prostitutes Collective that New Zealand is the best place on earth to be a prostitute are laughable and from ‘fantasyland’. “Even the architect of the bill to decriminalise prostitution has admitted that the politicians were naïve regarding the harms to workers, and […]

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May
23

Are you prepared? Punished for believing in traditional marriage

In the latest disturbing case from overseas, a family-run bakery which delivers across the UK and Ireland turned down the request to make a cake with an image of Sesame Street puppets Bert and Ernie below the motto “Support Gay Marriage” (shown left). They were prepared to provide a cake, and they were prepared to serve anyone. But […]

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May
19

MPs Should Respect Medical Profession On Drinking Age

Media Release 19 May 2015 Family First NZ says that politicians should not be turning a blind eye to calls by the NZ Medical Association to raise the drinking age. “Health boards, health professionals, police, family groups, addiction experts, the Prime Minister’s chief science adviser, leading scientists, and the general public – including young people […]

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May
13

FAMILY MATTERS: Marriage ‘Equality’ Is Growing – In Numbers!

The debate about whether the definition of marriage should be further redefined to allow polygamy and group marriage has surfaced in the UK, with the Green Party leader declaring that they are open to consultation on legalising ‘marriages’ involving three or more people. The politicians in NZ worked hard to silence the debate here around opening […]

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May
8

Medicinal Marijuana Should Be Researched, Not Legalised

Media Release 8 May 2015 Family First NZ says that medicinal marijuana should not be legalised, but is calling for further research into the components of the marijuana plant for delivery via non-smoked forms. “NZ’ers need to be aware of the smoke-screen of ‘medicinal marijuana’. The strategy of groups who want dope legalised is to […]

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>> The Latest News

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May
23

Seales’ assisted dying case at top of slippery slope, opponents say

Stuff co.nz 23 May 2015 The terminally ill Wellington lawyer’s application begins in the High Court at Wellington on Monday. Treatment of her brain tumour has ended and she is having palliative care, but believes that might not continue to meet her needs. She wants the option of having her doctor help her to die […]

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May
23

Busted: Gay ‘marriage’ study faked data

LifeSiteNews 21 May 2015 A December 2014 study alleged that homosexual activists, in a twenty-minute conversation, can change the minds of those who oppose redefining marriage.  Six months later, the data to support the study has been revealed as fraudulent, and the study itself has been retracted. Titled “When contact changes minds: An experiment on […]

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May
23

Single motherhood tied to poorer health in later life

Reuters 21 May 2015 Raising a child alone may take a lasting toll, leading to poorer health and more struggles with daily tasks after age 50, according to a new international study. Social safety nets and resources from extended families may blunt this effect in some countries more than others, and researchers found the association […]

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May
23

Why being bullied is bad for your health

Stuff co.nz 22 May 2015 Victims of childhood bullying are more likely to be overweight or obese as adults and have a higher risk of developing heart disease, diabetes and other illnesses, according to a study by British psychiatrists. Researchers found that just over a quarter of women who were occasionally or frequently bullied as […]

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May
22

‘This is a want operation': Free sex change surgery idea rejected

OneNews 20 May 2015 http://tvnz.co.nz/seven-sharp/should-government-pay-sex-changes-video-6315883 A question posed to ONE News readers about whether sex change surgery should be made free in New Zealand has been met with a resounding no. “Never. ..time to operate on those who need it…This a want operation,” wrote ONE News reader Sean Parkinson. Many readers, including Debbie Booth, don’t […]

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