Committee Report Misleads Public on Secret Teen Abortions

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Media Release 8 July 2016 Family First NZ has produced evidence that the Justice and Electoral Select Committee considering parental notification laws have either misled the public or have been given the wrong advice on the rates of secret teen abortions. The Select Committee report said that “only about 60 abortion procedures per year are […]

MPs Tell Parents They Have No Right To Know

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Media Release 7 July 2016 Family First NZ is slamming a select committee considering laws around parental notification after their decision to reject a call for parents to be notified when their daughter is pregnant. Family First is also disgusted that the committee excluded a parent group and other parents affected by the law from […]

Moko’s ‘Caregivers’ Had Huge Red Flags

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Media Release 6 July 2016 Family First NZ says the revelations that the so-called ‘caregivers’ of Moko had extensive criminal records is further evidence that we are not taking child abuse serious enough and are not targeting the rotten parents that should be regularly and stringently monitored. “This case shows why we have such a […]

Human Rights Commission Puts Ideology Above Human Rights Law

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Media Release 3 July 2016 Family First NZ says that the Human Rights Commission is ignoring the law, including the Human Rights Act, regarding ‘gender identity’ in schools and is preferring to elevate ideology above the law, thereby trampling on the rights of the overwhelming majority of students. The accusation comes after Marlborough Girls College […]

Gender Ideology In Girls’ School Harmful, Flawed

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Media Release 1 July 2016 Family First NZ says that Marlborough Girls College has capitulated to ideology rather than biology, that it will result in the school community being harmed, and that the school has ignored sound legal advice. Family First NZ had provided Marlborough Girls College with a legal opinion for schools released earlier […]

TV2 Right To Cancel Cringeworthy ‘Sex Box’

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Media Release 30 June 2016 Family First NZ is welcoming the decision by state broadcaster TV2 to cancel the screening of the live sex show ‘Sex Box’ in New Zealand. “It should never have been considered in the first place. Suggestions by the state broadcaster that it is not the ‘right fit’ is the understatement […]

Govt Veto Puts Needs of Parents As Low Priority

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Media Release 29 June 2016 Family First NZ says that the government in exercising its veto against paid parental leave is prioritising funding for the childcare industry over democracy and giving parents real choice and support. “The Government has just announced extra spending of $100m per year on childcare in the Budget. This means that […]

Long Sentence for Moko Killers Welcomed

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Media Release 27 June 2016 Family First NZ is welcoming the sentence of 17 years given to the killers of Moko, but is continuing to call for a review of child abuse laws and for changes to the legal system to avoid ‘plea bargains’ and child abuse killers having their charges reduced from murder to […]

Family First Joins Justice4Moko Marches

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Media Release 26 June 2016 Family First NZ is joining the call for a review of child abuse laws and for changes to the legal system to avoid child abuse killers having their charges reduced from murder to manslaughter. “The case of the killers of Moko having a ‘plea bargain’ to reduce their conviction from […]

School Toilets & Showers Based on Biology – Legal Opinion

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Media Release 16 June 2016 Family First NZ has written to Marlborough Girls College and provided them with the legal opinion for schools released earlier this year that says they are not required under the law to have to allow transgender students access to shared toilets, showers and changing rooms, or allow transgender students to […]

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