Demand for Same-Sex ‘Marriage’ Underwhelms

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Media Release 19 August 2014 Family First NZ says that one year on from the marriage law being politically manipulated, the demand for same-sex marriages has been underwhelming with just 318 same-sex couples rushing to take advantage of the new definition to formalise their relationship for the first time. The numbers have been boosted by […]

Human Rights Commission to prioritise Down syndrome discrimination

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PRESS RELEASE 16 AUGUST 2014 In light of the huge international interest around the surrogacy case involving baby Gammy and the father’s admission that he would have asked the surrogate mother to terminate her pregnancy if he’d known their son had Down syndrome, it is a significant development that in a world first, Saving Downs […]

Voters Wanting To Know Values of Candidates

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Media Release 18 August 2014 Family First NZ has had a massive response to its resource Value Your Vote 2014 which highlights the voting record of current MP’s on a number of controversial family and conscience issues from the past twelve years. The site www.valueyourvote.org.nz– and also a free smartphone app – also finds out […]

Family Group Gets ‘F John Key’ Ad Banned

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Media Release 15 August 2014 Family First NZ is welcoming a decision by the Advertising Standards Authority to uphold their complaint and ban the Internet Mana party’s ‘Join the Revolution’ advert on YouTube which includes a crowd chanting “f*** John Key”. “Internet Mana dragged political debate to a new low level. A political advertisement which […]

Family Group Lays Complaint Over Internet/Mana Ad

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Media Release 7 August 2014 Family First NZ has laid an official complaint with the Advertising Standards Authority over the Internet Mana party’s ‘Join the Revolution’ advert on YouTube which includes a crowd chanting “f*** John Key”. “Internet Mana is dragging political debate to a new low level. We really are in trouble as a […]

Family First Welcomes Charities Def’n Decision

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Media Release 6 August 2014 Family First NZ is welcoming the Supreme Court decision handed down on the Greenpeace case regarding the definition of a charity. “This is a victory for common sense and for democracy in New Zealand. We always believed that the Charities Commission was wrong in going after charities that were involved […]

Politicians Rated On Family Values

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 Media Release 4 August 2014 Less than two months out from the general election, Family First NZ has launched their resource Value Your Vote 2014 which highlights the voting record of current MP’s on a number of controversial family and conscience issues from the past twelve years. The site www.valueyourvote.org.nz – and also a free […]

Push For Gender Confusion In Schools

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Media Release 31 July 2014 Family First NZ is warning schools and parents about an agenda to bring gender confusion in to schools in areas such as changing rooms, sports teams and school uniforms. Auckland University’s Adolescent Health Research Group and Rainbow Youth are recommending to schools that school sports teams allow for gender diversity […]

Politicians Ignore Families’ Concerns on Street Prostitution

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Media Release 24 July 2014 Family First NZ says that politicians are ignoring the concerns of families, lack the will to take appropriate action, and are happy to drag the ongoing problem of street prostitution into the next parliamentary term. Parliament was told today that the Select Committee report due originally in 2012 will not […]

The Marriage Pledge – Applying It At The Ballot Box 2014

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In 2013, the politicians IGNORED thousands of your submissions. They IGNORED calls for a referendum on a massive cultural change, at the same time as demanding a referendum on state asset sales! They demanded their right for a conscience vote, yet voted to IGNORE the consciences of many celebrants, registrars, churches hosting weddings, and others in the wedding […]

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