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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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    Parents & Schools Warned About Harms of Gender Ideology

    Monday, June 29, 2015

    Media Release 30 June 2015 A new ground-breaking report on gender identity is warning parents and school leaders to be wary of the guidelines and policies being pushed in schools and communities, and that gender identity ideology is founded more on political ideology than it is in careful science and experience. This report explains how […]

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    Forum on the Family 2015

    Wednesday, June 10, 2015

    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

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    FAMILY MATTERS: Marriage ‘Equality’ Is Growing – In Numbers!

    Wednesday, May 13, 2015

    The debate about whether the definition of marriage should be further redefined to allow polygamy and group marriage has surfaced in the UK, with the Green Party leader declaring that they are open to consultation on legalising ‘marriages’ involving three or more people. The politicians in NZ worked hard to silence the debate here around opening […]

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    REPORT:”We Need To Talk”

    Monday, February 9, 2015

    READ our recently-released Report “WE NEED TO TALK – Screen time in NZ, Media Use: An Emerging factor in child and adolescent health” by biologist / psychologist Dr Aric Sigman CLICK HERE to download

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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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Parents balk at donations cost

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Easter Sunday Trading Bill to Parliament

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City sex bylaw fight reignites

Waikato Times 06 April 2009 Hamilton’s sex-in-the-suburbs stoush looks set for another round. The city council’s 2004 prostitution bylaw is up for review and will go out for public consultation following a full council meeting this week. Sex workers and some advocacy groups want the bylaw abolished because they say it forces the industry underground […]


Parents are to blame for the problems in schools, teachers claim (UK)

Daily Mail (UK) 05th April 2009 Teachers have attacked parents and claimed they are responsible for the problems in Britain’s schools. Dr Mary Bousted from the Association of Teachers and Lecturers blames parents for children arriving at school with problems and claims they often undermine teachers. In a devastating broadside, she accused parents of increasingly neglecting […]


Authority rejects call for changes to billboard advertising

Radio New Zealand 5 April 2009 Advertising Standards Authority chairperson Rick Osborne says there is no need to tighten the regulations governing billboard advertisements. Bob McCoskrie who is spokesperson for the lobby group Family First says a vetting system is needed to prevent children being exposed to offensive advertising. He says the most recent case […]