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Inequality Impacted By Family Structure - Report

Tuesday, 18 October 2016, 3:13 pm | Family First

New research on inequality from the New Zealand Initiative confirms earlier research from Family First on child poverty which found that a major culprit - if not the major culprit - is family malformation, that is, a lack of two married committed ... More >>

Euthanasia ‘Slippery Slope’ Confirmed in Netherlands

Thursday, 13 October 2016, 3:40 pm | Family First

Family First NZ says that the Netherlands has confirmed just how slippery the slope is relating to so-called safeguards around assisted suicide. The Dutch government has just announced that it intends to draft a law that would legalise assisted suicide ... More >>

Hot Air’ on Child Poverty Ignores ‘Elephant in Room’

Wednesday, 5 October 2016, 3:25 pm | Family First

Family First says that the current ‘noise’ by politicians and the Children’s Commissioner around child poverty and ‘targets’ will simply be hot air and rhetoric doomed to failure until the ‘elephant in the room’ of family structure is acknowledged ... More >>

Family Group Welcomes Appeal of Weak Filipo Sentence

Thursday, 29 September 2016, 3:12 pm | Family First

Family First NZ is welcoming the Solicitor-General’s direction to the police to file an application for leave to appeal the weak and dangerous sentence handed to rugby player Losi Filipo. “The judge has given precedence to the rights of the ... More >>

Family Group to Appeal Sentence to Solicitor General

Tuesday, 27 September 2016, 1:11 pm | Family First

Family First NZ will be writing to the Solicitor General to ask them to appeal the weak and dangerous sentence handed to rugby player Losi Filipo. More >>

Green’s ‘Assisted Suicide’ Policy Ignores Important Inquiry

Thursday, 22 September 2016, 2:50 pm | Family First

Family First NZ is slamming a Green Party policy on euthanasia which has been released at the same time as a major inquiry on assisted suicide gets under way with representation on the select Committee from the Greens themselves. More >>

Dominant Cause of US Child Poverty Similar to NZ

Monday, 19 September 2016, 10:46 am | Family First

Family First NZ says that latest data just released from the US Census Bureau on income inequality and poverty shows five times as many female-headed families (no husband present) as married-couple families were in poverty in 2015. More >>

Don’t Write Off The ‘Nuclear Family’

Wednesday, 7 September 2016, 9:44 am | Family First

Family First is warning that recent media headlines such as “ Mum, dad and the kids? Not so much ... ” " nuclear family a thing of the past " and " the nuclear family has exploded " are misleading because of the shortcomings ... More >>

Gender Ideology Should Be Kept Out Of Schools

Friday, 2 September 2016, 10:38 am | Family First

Family First NZ says that a major new report , just published in the journal The New Atlantis , challenges the leading narratives that are being pushed in New Zealand schools and even some pre-schools regarding ‘gender identity’. More >>

Special Family Holiday Is Not ‘Truancy’

Monday, 29 August 2016, 10:02 am | Family First

Family First is rejecting claims that family holidays during the term are ‘unjustifiable’ absences and a form of truancy. More >>

Easter Trading: Next Stop - Christmas and Anzac Day

Friday, 26 August 2016, 11:36 am | Family First

Family First NZ says that the justification for liberalising Easter trading laws will be used as justification for changing the laws around Christmas Day, Anzac Day morning, and Good Friday trading laws. “It is disturbing that National MPs pushed ... More >>

Polls Show Dope Not A Done Deal

Monday, 15 August 2016, 9:19 am | Family First

Family First NZ is rejecting calls for the laws on marijuana to be changed, and says that the poll released today confirms that as high as 75% of NZ’ers don’t want a free-for-all. More >>

Family Holidays Also Involve Education & Learning

Thursday, 4 August 2016, 11:15 am | Family First

Family First is rubbishing suggestions that families pulling their children out of school for family holidays is a form of truancy. “The suggestion that it is equivalent to truancy is almost laughable,” says Bob McCoskrie, National Director ... More >>

Committee Report Misleads Public on Secret Teen Abortions

Friday, 8 July 2016, 11:27 am | Family First

Family First NZ has produced evidence that the Justice and Electoral Select Committee considering parental notification laws have either misled the public or have been given the wrong advice on the rates of secret teen abortions. More >>

MPs Tell Parents They Have No Right To Know

Thursday, 7 July 2016, 3:49 pm | Family First

Family First NZ is slamming a select committee considering laws around parental notification after their decision to reject a call for parents to be notified when their daughter is pregnant. Family First is also disgusted that the committee excluded a parent ... More >>

Moko’s ‘Caregivers’ Had Huge Red Flags

Wednesday, 6 July 2016, 4:00 pm | Family First

Family First NZ says the revelations that the so-called ‘caregivers’ of Moko had extensive criminal records is further evidence that we are not taking child abuse serious enough and are not targeting the rotten parents that should be regularly ... More >>

Human Rights Commission Puts Ideology Above Human Rights Law

Sunday, 3 July 2016, 8:43 pm | Family First

Family First NZ says that the Human Rights Commission is ignoring the law, including the Human Rights Act, regarding ‘gender identity’ in schools and is preferring to elevate ideology above the law, thereby trampling on the rights of the overwhelming ... More >>

Gender Ideology In Girls’ School Harmful, Flawed

Friday, 1 July 2016, 4:41 pm | Family First

Family First NZ says that Marlborough Girls College has capitulated to ideology rather than biology, that it will result in the school community being harmed, and that the school has ignored sound legal advice. More >>

TV2 Right To Cancel Cringeworthy ‘Sex Box’

Thursday, 30 June 2016, 5:20 pm | Family First

Family First NZ is welcoming the decision by state broadcaster TV2 to cancel the screening of the live sex show ‘Sex Box’ in New Zealand. “It should never have been considered in the first place. Suggestions by the state broadcaster that it ... More >>

Govt Veto Puts Needs of Parents As Low Priority

Wednesday, 29 June 2016, 12:41 pm | Family First

Family First NZ says that the government in exercising its veto against paid parental leave is prioritising funding for the childcare industry over democracy and giving parents real choice and support. More >>



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