Parental neglect must stop

Two problems affecting children have been highlighted in the past week. The first is the problem of obesity, with as many as 1/3rd of kiwi children overweight or obese, some …

CYF should not be above the law

Child Youth and Family should not be allowed to penalise parents / caregivers and children by separating them from each other just because the parents / caregivers don’t follow a …

Children’s Commission should be scrapped

The Children’s Commissioner is confused. On one hand she wants smacking banned because children should be treated like adults. On the other hand, she does not support Ron Mark’s Young …

Ban the home-based Brothels

The Family First Lobby calls on politicians from all parties to introduce legislation to support Bylaws from Councils which ban brothels by schools, churches and homes. Christchurch, Auckland and North …

The real loser in the Police rape case is……

The real loser in the rape trial of the Police Assistant Commissioner and colleagues is not the complainant. It is “respect”…… the absence of respect for each other, for families, …

Introducing the Family First Lobby

A new initiative was launched this week to be a voice for families in New Zealand. The Family First Lobby will seek to influence public policy affecting the rights and …