Support For Euthanasia Decreases As Harms Revealed

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Media Release 28 July 2015 Family First NZ says that latest Research NZ poll on euthanasia reveals a welcome decrease in support for euthanasia from its previous poll, and believes that support for a law change will continue to fall as the experiences of overseas jurisdictions highlight the harms and abuse of such law changes. […]

1 in 3 Victims of Family Violence Are Male – Research

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Media Release 25 July 2015 Family First NZ says that research in association with the Department of Internal Affairs, Alcohol and Drug Association of New Zealand and the Canterbury Men’s Centre has found that 38% of recent victims of family violence in the Canterbury region have been male and that male victims are not gaining […]

Anti-smacking law still fails children

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Bob McCoskrie – Dominion Post 24 July 2015  Duncan Garner’s and Ian Hassall’s columns regarding the anti-smacking law have both got the wrong end of the stick – pun intended. The test of the effectiveness of a law is its ability to curtail the behaviour that society deems unacceptable, without penalising responsible citizens. On both counts, the […]

Fitting Rooms Are About Safety, Not Gender Politics

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Media Release 22 July 2015 Family First NZ is welcoming comments by a transgender support group that gender-neutral fitting rooms in department stores are totally unnecessary. “These comments are in line with the concerns – and solutions – raised in our recently released report on gender identity. The safety of children and families should come […]

Stats NZ enters land of confusion


Commentary: According to Stuff; A new gender option will be available in the collection and sharing of public information, and New Zealand is the first country to introduce it. The ‘gender diverse’ classification will be available when Statistics New Zealand collects and shares information. It represents those who see themselves as different from ‘male’ or […]

Brothels Ads Could Turn Residential Street In To K Rd

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Media Release 14 July 2015 Family First NZ says that new regulations around advertising for residential brothels means that a residential street with families and children could easily become a K Rd red light district. “Brothels – no matter how large or small – simply shouldn’t be in residential areas or near sensitive sites such […]

Parents Want Education In Schools, Not Sexualisation

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Media Release 8 July 2015 Family First NZ is rubbishing the agenda of Family Planning to teach teenagers in schools about ‘pleasuring’ your partner, orgasms, arousal and erogenous zones, and says that this is a continued assault on our young people and ignoring what parents want taught and what young people need. “Parents aren’t sending […]

Parks Should be Alcohol-Free For Protection of Families

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Media Release 7 July 2015 Family First NZ is concerned with proposed alcohol ban laws in Auckland which require communities to have to prove that public parks should be alcohol-free based on evidence and harm. “It should not be up to local residents to have to police and monitor unruly or drunken behaviour in order […]

Forum on the Family 2015

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We have a superb line-up of international and local experts, covering the crucial issues of MARRIAGE, EUTHANASIA, MARIJUANA, SURROGACY, and more. Here’s the details. Numbers are limited – so don’t miss out.  Register NOW

FAMILY MATTERS: BOYS GIRLS OTHER – Making Sense of the Confusing New World of Gender Identity

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The report “BOYS GIRLS OTHER – Making Sense of the Confusing New World of Gender Identity” was commissioned by Family First NZ in response to an increasing number of ‘born in the wrong body’-type stories involving children in the media, and ‘gender identity’ guidelines and policies being pushed at schools by governmental groups and advocacy […]