Analysis Shows Failure of Anti-Smacking Law

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Media Release 11 February 2016 A report analysing the 2007 anti-smacking law has concluded that there is not a single social indicator relating to the abuse of children that has shown significant or sustained improvement since the passing of the law and that they’ve continued to get worse – in some cases a lot worse, […]

10 years – and still fighting on!

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On April 1st 2016, we’ll be celebrating our 10th anniversary. And we want to continue to empower your voice and fight for the issues that your family is concerned about. To get a daily email updating all our media releases and issues being debated in the public domain that we want you to be aware […]

REJECT ASSISTED SUICIDE: It’s not too late to speak up to Protect!

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We need your voice to speak up on the issue of assisted suicide / euthanasia. You may have been intending to make a submission to the Select Committee considering this issue, but either ran out of time before Christmas or didn’t know where to start. We can help – and it’s not too late! Family […]

Don’t Let New Zealand Go To Pot

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Media Release 9 January 2016 Family First NZ is rejecting calls by former trade union boss Helen Kelly for marijuana to be legalised, labelling the idea as dopey and dangerous. However, Family First is sympathetic to the health concerns that Helen Kelly is facing and is supporting further quality research into the components of the […]

Help us find NZ’s longest married couple

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Married Longer Than 75 Years? We’re On the Hunt – Can You Help Us       We have a quick request. We’ve been inundated with nominations for the longest living married couple in New Zealand with the current benchmark being 76 years. Currently the longest married couple that we have been made aware of is about to celebrate their 76th […]

Studies Link Porn to Sexual Violence

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Media Release 7 January 2016 Family First NZ says that a new study out of Indiana University and the University of Hawaii at Manoa has warned that porn consumption is significantly linked to increases in sexual aggression. “The latest research is a meta-analysis assessing 22 different studies from seven different countries around the world. This […]

Married 76+ Years? The Search Is On.

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Media Release 6 January 2016 Family First NZ has been inundated with nominations for the longest living married couple in New Zealand with the current benchmark being 76 years. “Currently the longest married couple that we have been made aware of is about to celebrate their 76th wedding anniversary – which is very impressive! But […]

Newmarket Residential Brothel Harms Families

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Media Release 23 December 2015 Family First NZ says that the ability for a brothel to operate from a residential apartment block in Newmarket in close proximity to other families in the neighbouring apartments and above a family restaurant highlights the flaw in the prostitution law reform, and that this outcome goes against what the […]

A Politically Correct Christmas Greeting

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THANK YOU!! We’ve been blown away by the generosity of families throughout NZ who want to ensure Family First has influence and a strong voice in 2016. We know it’s getting really busy at this time of year, but if you were intending to respond, then it’s not too late! You can donate securely on our […]

‘Idiotic’ Bail For Pedophile To Be Appealed

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Media Release 19 Dec 2015 Family First NZ is labelling a decision by Judge Anna Johns to bail a pedophile back to his home right next door to the victim’s home as idiotic, traumatic for the family and victim, and exposes flaws in our bail laws that even allow this to happen. “A situation like […]

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