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Call For Boycott of Advertisers During Sexual Violence Movie

Thursday, 19 January 2017, 10:36 am | Family First

Family First NZ is calling on TV3 to cancel the broadcast of “ Fifty Shades of Grey ” movie this Sunday evening, and is going to ask families to boycott businesses who advertise during the movie. More >>

Euthanasia Survey Admits Its Own Unreliability

Friday, 13 January 2017, 9:23 am | Family First

Family First NZ is labelling a University of Auckland survey on attitudes to euthanasia as a weak incomplete survey with the authors drawing dubious conclusions by their own admission. More >>

Parents Want Control Of Sex Education - Poll

Thursday, 12 January 2017, 9:19 am | Family First

Almost 4 out of 5 parents are confident of their ability to teach their own children about sex and sexuality issues, and 2/3’rds believe that parents should be dictating any school-based teaching, not the government or groups such as Family Planning and ... More >>

Stay-Home Parent Better For Children - Poll

Sunday, 8 January 2017, 7:27 pm | Family First

A poll has found that 3 out of 4 New Zealanders believe that children benefit from having a full-time parent at home, and a majority also believes that the Government should subsidise these family arrangements in the same way that they are currently ... More >>

Capitulation by English on Marriage ‘Shocking’

Tuesday, 13 December 2016, 9:25 am | Family First

Family First NZ is shocked and disappointed by comments by new Prime Minister Bill English that he would now vote for same-sex ‘marriage’. More >>

Minimal Interest for Same-Sex ‘Marriage’

Friday, 2 December 2016, 2:12 pm | Family First

Three years on from the definition of marriage being changed, statistics show that the demand has been insignificant, and has had to be boosted by overseas couples which represent almost half of all same-sex ‘marriages’ during this period. More >>

Teens Who Abstain Are Healthier - Research

Wednesday, 30 November 2016, 1:28 pm | Family First

Family First NZ is welcoming a new report from the US showing that high school students who abstain from sexual activity rate significantly and consistently better in nearly all health-related behaviours and measures than their sexually active peers. The ... More >>

Children raised by married biological parents are safest

Tuesday, 29 November 2016, 10:17 am | Family First

A new report on child abuse and its causes argues that the ‘elephant in the room’ is family structure, and that the growth of child abuse has accompanied a reduction in marriage and an increase in cohabiting and single-parent families. More >>

Family Group Endorses Porn-Blocker For Families

Wednesday, 23 November 2016, 10:35 am | Family First

Family First NZ is endorsing a new social enterprise called Safe Surfer which blocks pornographic websites and material online, and say it’s an effective way to protect children from stumbling across, or deliberately accessing, internet pornography in ... More >>

Terminally Ill Prisoner Should Be Allowed Home Early

Thursday, 3 November 2016, 9:32 am | Family First

Family First New Zealand says that terminally ill prisoner Vicki Letele should be released from prison early and allowed to spend her final weeks or months at home with her family. More >>

MPs Told “You Don’t Discourage Suicide by Assisting Suicide”

Wednesday, 2 November 2016, 11:55 am | Family First

Family First New Zealand – one of the lead family organisations against assisted suicide and euthanasia – has presented their oral submission today to the Select Committee conducting the Investigation into ending one’s life in New Zealand as ... More >>

Family Group Welcomes Filipo Sentence

Wednesday, 2 November 2016, 11:40 am | Family First

Family First NZ is welcoming the sentence handed to rugby player Losi Filipo, after Family First asked the Solicitor-General to appeal the original weak and dangerous sentence. More >>

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 >>



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