• WATCH – A Voice for Families

    Monday, March 21, 2016

    Have a watch of our new promo video – 10 years in 10 minutes. 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!

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    Analysis Shows Failure of Anti-Smacking Law

    Thursday, February 11, 2016

    Media Release 11 February 2016 A report analysing the 2007 anti-smacking law has concluded that there is not a single social indicator relating to the abuse of children that has shown significant or sustained improvement since the passing of the law and that they’ve continued to get worse – in some cases a lot worse, […]

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  • Family First Watchdog 2016

    Family First NZ – The Family Watchdog

    Friday, October 16, 2015

    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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  • WATCH: 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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    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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Jun
13

You’ve got to hear this guy!

You’ve got to hear this guy! UK pyschologist Dr Aric Sigman is the keynote speaker at our upcoming Forum on the Family. He is the author of * Spoilt generation: Why restoring authority will make our children and society happier; and * Remotely controlled: How tv is damaging our lives. and he’s been in the media […]

Jun
11

Rise in underage prostitutes working Auckland streets

NZ Herald Jun 11, 2010 Police are worried by a spike in underage prostitution in Auckland’s CBD, with girls as young as 12 selling themselves for sex. Senior Constable Mark Riddell of the Auckland central police Youth Action Team said in the last six weeks, a police operation code-named City Door had identified at least […]

Jun
10

Almost half of Belgium’s euthanasia nurses admit to killing without consent

Daily Mail (UK) 10th June 2010 A high proportion of deaths classed as euthanasia in Belgium involved patients who did not ask for their lives to be ended, a study found. More than 100 nurses admitted to researchers that they had taken part in ‘terminations without request or consent’. Although euthanasia is legal in Belgium, […]

Jun
8

Jab no surefire protection from cervical cancer

NZ Herald Jun 8, 2010 The HPV vaccination could have the unintended consequence that more women with cervical cancer will not be diagnosed, the Ministry of Health has warned. The ministry’s national screen unit is concerned that young women believe they are protected from the disease once they are immunised. But the vaccine does not […]

Jun
8

Man flu DOES exist – study suggests half of men exaggerate cold symptoms

Daily Mail (UK) 8th June 2010 It’s official – men do moan more than women when they are sick, new research shows. Experts discovered men are more likely to exaggerate illnesses to try and gain maximum sympathy when laid low by a bug or virus. It also emerged that men actually suffer from fewer illnesses – […]

Jun
8

Watchdog says apology for on-air tirade sufficient

NZ Herald Jun 8, 2010 The Broadcasting Standards Authority has chosen not to uphold a complaint about a tirade of swear words on RadioLive. The BSA had sent out a list of the 30 worst words a survey had shown the public did not want to hear on radio and television. Radio presenter Martin Devlin […]

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