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AUSA Protects Young Nats, But Not ProLife Group

Thursday, 12 October 2017, 7:52 pm | Family First

Family First NZ says that in the latest bizarre twist in the debacle covering the Auckland University Students Association’s (AUSA) attempt to disaffiliate the student club Prolife Auckland, a similar attempt to disaffiliate the Young Nats has been ... More >>

Protection & Safety Of Families Sacrificed For Sex Industry

Wednesday, 11 October 2017, 8:09 pm | Family First

Family First NZ is calling for the rights of families in Christchurch to take precedence over the prostitution industry, and is accusing politicians – both local and central government - of turning a blind eye to the harmful effects of prostitution to families. ... More >>

Napier Hotel Congratulated For Rejecting Prostitution

Friday, 29 September 2017, 3:47 pm | Family First

Family First NZ is congratulating and thanking the Quality Inn in Napier for rejecting room bookings for the express purpose of prostitution. More >>

Anti-Smacking Law On Coalition Table

Thursday, 28 September 2017, 10:18 am | Family First

Family First NZ says that fixing the anti-smacking law will be on the coalition negotiation table, based on statements made by Winston Peters and NZ First before the election. More >>

Family First Blocks Deregistration By Charities Board

Wednesday, 27 September 2017, 11:51 am | Family First

Family First NZ has lodged an appeal with the Wellington High Court regarding the Charities Board’s second attempt to deregister the charity. Family First has also successfully applied for an order that the Board be restrained from deregistering ... More >>

Rights of Christchurch Families Above Rights of Sex Industry

Wednesday, 27 September 2017, 11:48 am | Family First

Family First NZ is accusing politicians of turning a blind eye to the harmful effects of prostitution to families, and is calling for the rights of families in Christchurch to take precedence over the prostitution industry. More >>

You Don’t Discourage Suicide by Assisting Suicide

Monday, 11 September 2017, 1:01 pm | Family First

Family First NZ is warning that there is a ‘social contagion’ aspect to suicide – assisted or non-assisted – and that we need more discussion about suicide prevention, not euthanasia. The warning is being reiterated after the disagreement between National’s ... More >>

Jacinda’s Position on Abortion Law Still Unclear For Voters

Monday, 11 September 2017, 11:20 am | Family First

Family First NZ is still calling on specifics of what Labour leader Jacinda Ardern is proposing for New Zealand’s abortion laws, and is concerned that she misunderstands the law as it stands. More >>

Labour Needs to Disclose their Specific Abortion Policy

Friday, 8 September 2017, 10:00 am | Family First

Family First NZ is calling on the Labour party to disclose to voters and concerned disability groups like Saving Downs the exact details of what they’re proposing around the liberalisation of abortion. More >>

Half of Kiwis Say Nope To Dope

Tuesday, 5 September 2017, 4:33 pm | Family First

Family First NZ says that the Vote Compass survey run by TVNZ rebuts the spurious and vested interest claims made by NORML and the Drug Foundation that NZ’ers want marijuana laws liberalised. An independent 1 NEWS Colmar Brunton poll a month ago ... More >>

Current Law Reflects that Abortion Affects Two Lives

Tuesday, 5 September 2017, 10:06 am | Family First

Family First NZ is rejecting Labour leader Jacinda Ardern’s call for the decriminalisation of abortion and says that the existing safeguards are there to protect both women and children. More >>

National’s Paid Parental Leave Policy Welcomed

Tuesday, 29 August 2017, 12:30 pm | Family First

Family First NZ is welcoming the announcement by National of their policy to extend paid parental leave to 22 weeks with flexibility for paid father leave – but says that parents shouldn’t have to wait until 2019 for this crucial support. More >>

Muzzling Of Charities Now Extends To Auckland University

Tuesday, 29 August 2017, 12:04 pm | Family First

Family First NZ says that the Auckland University Students Association (AUSA) disaffiliating the student club Prolife Auckland from the AUSA is a disturbing continuation of attempts by both the State and now tertiary institutions to shut down free speech, debate ... More >>

Auckland’s Easter Trading Decision A Win For Families

Thursday, 24 August 2017, 11:03 am | Family First

Family First NZ is welcoming Auckland Council’s decision to give Aucklanders the day off on Easter Sunday, saying that it will benefit families, and tourists will cope. More >>

Council Told To Give Aucklanders Easter Sunday Off

Thursday, 24 August 2017, 8:56 am | Family First

Family First NZ is telling Auckland Council to give Aucklanders the day off on Easter Sunday, that it will benefit families, and that tourists will cope. More >>

“Charities Board Should Be Removed From Public Service” - PM

Wednesday, 23 August 2017, 3:56 pm | Family First

Family First NZ says that the Prime Minister Bill English at their recent Forum on the Family in July has challenged the basis of the Charities Board’s intent to deregister Family First. More >>

Family First To Charities Board – See You Back In Court

Monday, 21 August 2017, 1:55 pm | Family First

Family First NZ has instructed its lawyer to file an immediate Notice of Appeal in the Wellington High Court against the Charities Board’s formal decision to deregister Family First NZ. More >>

MPs Want Birth Certificates Based on Feelings, Not Biology

Saturday, 19 August 2017, 12:27 pm | Family First

Family First NZ says that politicians have deemed birth certificates meaningless as a result of a decision by the Government Administration select committee to recommend that birth certificates be based on the choice of the person. “By choosing your ... More >>

Dope Use Warrants Both Criminal & Health Approach

Friday, 18 August 2017, 9:08 am | Family First

Family First NZ says that Ministry of Justice statistics debunk concerns expressed by Labour leader Jacinda Ardern, and claims by supporters of marijuana, that hundreds of people are being locked up for petty drug offences each year, and that the current ... More >>

‘Value Your Vote’ Election Resource Launched

Sunday, 13 August 2017, 9:17 pm | Family First

For the fourth successive election, Family First NZ has launched their Value Your Vote resource to inform voters leading up to the September election. “ Value Your Vote records how existing MP’s have voted over the past five terms on controversial ... More >>

 

 

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