Family Groups Meet To Tackle Crucial Family Issues

Media Release 6 July 2017 Almost 300 delegates representing more than 75+ family-focused organisations and groups are gathering in Auckland tomorrow (Friday) for the tenth annual NZ Forum on the …

NZ First Paid Father Leave Policy Welcomed

Media Release 8 July 2017 Family First NZ is welcoming the announcement by NZ First of their policy for paid paternal leave of two weeks rising to four weeks – …

TOP Policy To Raise Drinking Age Applauded

Media Release 4 July 2017 Family First NZ is applauding The Opportunities Party policy on raising the drinking age, which echoes previous calls by the NZ Medical Association to raise …

The claims about the harms of smacking need correction

Bob McCoskrie – National Director, Family First NZ Kyle MacDonald “Here’s what’s really wrong with smacking kids” argues that there isn’t a single study that shows smacking improves childhood outcomes. …

NZ First Correct To Revisit Smacking Law

Media Release 19 June 2017 Family First NZ is welcoming continued comments by NZ First that they will revisit the highly controversial and hugely unpopular anti-smacking law, but will be …