Open Letter To Don Mathieson QC

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1 December 2015 Dr Don Mathieson QC Film and Literature Board of Review President (retiring) Dear Dr Mathieson We note with regret that you have not been reappointed as President of the Film and Literature Board of Review. On behalf of many NZ families, we want to thank you for being a voice of reason […]

Give a Christmas Gift to Family First

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We are very grateful for your support and encouragement. We have a special request at this time. If you appreciate our common sense approach to the many family and political issues in the media and public domain and would like to further support the work of Family First, would you consider making a Christmas Gift so […]

Sentencing Of Predatory Teacher Welcomed


Media Release 27 November 2015 Family First NZ is welcoming the sentencing of teacher Stacey Reriti to more than 10 years in jail for sexually violating and manipulating a 10-year old pupil at her school, but is also calling for rape laws to be updated.  “Parents place great trust in the teachers’ profession and depend […]

Chris Brown Nowhere Near A Role Model Yet

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Media Release 25 Nov 2015 Family First NZ is calling on Immigration NZ to reject a working visa for Chris Brown, and are rejecting claims by some Maori woman leaders that Chris Brown is ‘someone who young people can relate to’ and that he ‘atoned’ for what he did. “This is simply wishful thinking and […]

The Search Is On – Married 70-Plus Years

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Media Release 21 November 2015 Family First NZ has been inundated with nominations for the longest living married couple in New Zealand, launched earlier this week.  “Most of the nominations have varied between 50-plus years and the 70-plus age range. It looks like the title will ultimately go to a couple who are in the […]

Search Is On For Longest Married NZ Couple

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Media Release 19 Nov 2015 Family First NZ has launched the inaugural annual search for the Longest Married Couple in New Zealand Nominations will be taken until 15 January 2016 with the winners named on 14 February 2016 (Valentine’s Day) to coincide with National Marriage Week. “This is an opportunity to promote marriage and honour […]

Parent Applauded for Rejecting Sex Ed Programme

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Media Release 19 Nov 2015 Family First NZ says that a mother who withdrew her 9-year-old from a sex ed class run by Family Planning should be applauded, and that many more parents would take the same action if they were aware of what is being taught through programmes such as the Sexuality Road programme. […]

Pedophiles’ Register Will Protect Families

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Media Release 18 Nov 2015 Family First NZ has made a Submission today to the Select Committee considering the Child Protection (Child Sex Offender Register) Bill, and says that a Register will not only protect the public but will also protect child sex offenders from themselves, and that it should be available to the public […]

Media Blasted For Bias In Euthanasia Debate

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Media Release 16 November 2015 Family First NZ is welcoming a ruling by the Broadcasting Standards Authority that TVNZ’s Seven Sharp breached broadcasting standards in its recent coverage of the euthanasia issue. Seven Sharp featured the story of a terminally ill woman who was a long-standing voluntary euthanasia campaigner.   “This is not the first time […]

PARENT ALERT: Sex Education in Schools – You’re Teaching My Children What?

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We are constantly being contacted by concerned parents and being asked our opinion on the sex education curriculum in NZ schools. We continue to warn ALL parents about: * the new sexuality education guidelines which schools are now having professional development on, * any programmes being run by Family Planning and Rainbow Youth, * the new […]