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    JUST LAUNCHED: Family First TV

    Friday, August 14, 2015

    We’re really excited to release a fantastic new tool for Kiwi families. FAMILY FIRST TV https://nzfamily.tv/ is a new Internet TV service where you can watch great online content from Family First, but you can also rent top class movies, documentaries and TV shows. The service has market leading parental control technology so it’s really […]

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

    Friday, July 3, 2015

    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 […]

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    New Resource For Families

    Monday, February 2, 2015

    Family First NZ has launched a phone app designed to put the power back in to the hands of families, and to help them be online political activists for family issues in NZ. DOWNLOAD THE APP NOW:

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  • WATCH – A Voice for Families

    Sunday, February 1, 2015

    Please take just a moment to watch our brand new Promo video. It showcases Family First NZ speaking up on family issues in the media and public domain over the past few years – just a small sampling of the many issues we’ve covered. We hope you enjoy it. (It actually surprised us just how […]

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    Family First Phone App Out Now

    Tuesday, November 25, 2014

    DOWNLOAD THE APP NOW: You can now be an online activist for family issues in NZ! Be informed and empowered on issues important to your family.  

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  • WATCH: Mum on a Mission

    Tuesday, November 25, 2014

    THE YOUTUBE VIDEO POLITICIANS DON’T WANT NZ PARENTS TO SEE In 2007, politicians changed the laws making it illegal for parents to use smacking as form of correction with their children. The referendum in 2009 revealed that 87% of New Zealanders opposed this move believing that it wouldn’t solve genuine child abuse but would lead […]

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  • Family First – Speaking Up

    Monday, November 25, 2013

    WELCOME TO OUR WEBSITE. You’ll find the latest news, research and essays on family issues that we think kiwi families need to be aware of. Our aim is to inform and empower families in New Zealand. If you’re unaware of the work of Family First, please take a moment to watch this 8 minute promo. […]

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    Family First NZ – The Family Watchdog

    Monday, November 25, 2013

    5 REASONS WHY NZ FAMILIES NEED THEIR OWN WATCHDOG 1. BUSY FAMILIES AREN’T ALWAYS AWARE – mums and dads are so busy doing school drop-offs, keeping the house in order, working and paying the bills etc  that they often can’t keep up with all the issues that may affect them or that they are passionate […]

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Councillor says council doing nothing to clear prostitutes

3 News 9 Dec 2011 A Christchurch City councillor is accusing his council of doing nothing to stop prostitutes soliciting in the suburbs. After the February quake, the prostitutes’ usual haunts were cordoned off inside the city so they moved a couple of blocks north, into the residential area of St Albans. Residents wish to […]

Dec
10

Black market brothels thriving in Hamilton

Waikato Times 10 Dec 2011 A Waikato Times investigation has uncovered Hamilton’s thriving illicit sex trade, with at least four black market brothels allegedly offering sex for money outside the law. Revelations that men are also paying for unprotected sex in unregulated brothels in the city have appalled public and sexual health experts, who are […]

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Dec
9

Child abuse not decreasing in NZ – study

NZ Herald 9 Dec 2011 New Zealand’s poor child abuse record has been laid bare in a major international study. It has been named as one of six countries and states where there is no clear evidence of a decrease in child maltreatment over the past two decades. The study, led by Professor Ruth Gilbert […]

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Dec
8

French move to ban prostitution by punishing clients

BBC News 7 Dec 2011 France’s parliament has backed a proposal to fight prostitution by making payment for sex a crime punishable by fines and prison. The National Assembly approved by a show of hands a cross-party, non-binding resolution which is due to be followed by a bill. Six-month prison sentences and fines of 3,000 […]

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Dec
7

Remuera brothel forced to close by neighbours

Auckland Now 7 Dec 2011 A brothel in suburban Remuera has been successfully shut down thanks to the persistence of neighbours. Neighbours fought for three months to get rid of the illegal Asoct Ave brothel. They took photos, jotted down car registrations and took notes of the comings and goings – and now their hard […]

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Dec
7

Study highlights fathers’ depression

The Age (Aust) 7 Dec 2011 Postnatal depression in men could cause emotional and behavioural problems in their children, according to an Australian study that experts say shows fathers need to be checked for the condition. The study of more than 2600 families found that children whose fathers experienced depression when they were born were […]

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