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Increased Abuse of Parents A Predicted Outcome

Thursday, 18 December 2014, 1:41 pm | Family First

Family First NZ says that the increasing level of parental abuse , especially towards mothers, is an unfortunate but expected outcome of the rise of children’s ‘rights’ and the undermining of parental authority. More >>

Charities Commission Still Targeting Family First

Monday, 8 December 2014, 8:50 am | Family First

Family First NZ has received notification that the Charities Commission intends to continue its attempts to deregister the charity despite the recent Greenpeace decision , with Family First’s traditional view of marriage being one man and one woman ... More >>

Family Violence Report on Gender Bias Welcomed

Wednesday, 26 November 2014, 10:29 am | Family First

Family First NZ is welcoming a report which says that blaming men for domestic violence is ‘gender bias’. More >>

Food In Schools Bill A ‘Band-Aid’ Solution

Wednesday, 5 November 2014, 9:32 am | Family First

Family First NZ says that the Food in Schools Bill due for its 1st Reading in Parliament this week is well-intentioned but will be a short-term band-aid to mask the more serious issues of parental neglect, loan sharks, budgeting, and family breakdown. More >>

Don’t Ban Fireworks, Improve Safety & Supervision

Monday, 3 November 2014, 9:27 am | Family First

Family First NZ is rejecting calls for a ban on fireworks, and says that a fireworks bbq party is one of the great family rituals for kiwi families. “There is risk present in many activities that families and communities are involved in – contact ... More >>

ECE Benefits Overstated, Costly To Taxpayer - Study

Thursday, 23 October 2014, 2:21 pm | Family First

Family First NZ says that a UK study on early childhood education should make the New Zealand government reevaluate their policy of increasing the rate of participation in early childhood education to 98 per cent by 2016. More >>

Barnardos’ Childcare Scheme Fails Needs of Kids

Sunday, 5 October 2014, 12:28 pm | Family First

Family First NZ says that Barnardos’ decision to extend childcare to evenings and weekends may be well-intentioned but fails to address the real needs of babies and children and the vital role of parents. “The political and policy focus has ... More >>

‘Creepy’ Decision on Up-Skirt Filming Slammed

Thursday, 2 October 2014, 3:16 pm | Family First

Family First NZ says that a discharge without conviction given to a man who filmed up a woman's dress in a Wellington department store is a ‘creepy’ decision that should concern all people who value their privacy. “This decision by Judge Bruce ... More >>

Greens Take Nanny State To A New Level

Tuesday, 16 September 2014, 12:35 pm | Family First

Family First NZ is labelling the Green’s ‘welcome package’ for newborns policy as wasteful and misdirected. “This policy is taking ‘nanny state’ to a new level but indicates just how much the Greens want to intervene in family life,” ... More >>

Soft Marijuana Drug Laws Would Damage Youth

Wednesday, 10 September 2014, 12:53 pm | Family First

Family First NZ says that local research just released showing the harms of marijuana to young people should confirm that any attempts to decriminalise marijuana should be firmly rejected. More >>

Gay Marriage Harming Labour Vote

Wednesday, 10 September 2014, 9:35 am | Family First

Family First is not surprised by a report today that the same-sex marriage bill introduced by Labour MP Louisa Wall is harming their traditional Pasifika support base. More >>

Streaker Should Be Charged By Police

Monday, 8 September 2014, 10:05 am | Family First

Family First NZ is writing to the Minister of Police Anne Tolley to ask her to have the Commissioner of Police review the decision of the police and Hawke's Bay area commander Inspector Tania Kura not to prosecute the female streaker at the All Blacks ... More >>

Harmful & ‘Potty’ Marijuana Policy From Internet/Mana

Thursday, 4 September 2014, 2:29 pm | Family First

Family First NZ is rejecting calls by Internet party’s Laila Harre to decriminalise marijuana, and says that decriminalising marijuana is the wrong path if we care about public health, public safety, and about our young people, which is apparently their ... More >>

Voters Still Think MP’s Wrong on Drinking Age

Thursday, 4 September 2014, 12:40 pm | Family First

Family First NZ says that the Vote Compass survey showing that two out of three New Zealanders think the drinking age should be raised is confirmation of earlier research which showed that the politicians got it wrong on the drinking age. A nationwide ... More >>

Shopping Giveaway Harmless Fun For Kids

Monday, 1 September 2014, 3:17 pm | Family First

Family First NZ is rubbishing claims by critics including Gareth Morgan that the New World ‘Little Shop’ promotion is harmful for kids, and says that kids should be allowed to be kids. “Children love acting like their parents and pretending ... More >>

Greens & Labour Politicising Bullying in Schools

Friday, 29 August 2014, 12:43 pm | Family First

Family First NZ says that both the Greens and Labour are wanting to politicise and sexualise school children under the guise of bullying programmes rather than deal with the school bullying issue as it should be dealt with. More >>

Family Group Lays Complaint Over Internet/Mana Ad

Thursday, 7 August 2014, 4:31 pm | Family First

Family First NZ has laid an official complaint with the Advertising Standards Authority over the Internet Mana party’s ‘ Join the Revolution’ advert on YouTube which includes a crowd chanting "f*** John Key”. “Internet Mana is dragging political ... More >>

Family First Welcomes Charities Def’n Decision

Thursday, 7 August 2014, 10:46 am | Family First

Family First NZ is welcoming the Supreme Court decision handed down on the Greenpeace case regarding the definition of a charity. More >>

Politicians Rated On Family Values

Monday, 4 August 2014, 9:24 am | Family First

Less than two months out from the general election, Family First NZ has launched their resource Value Your Vote 2014 which highlights the voting record of current MP’s on a number of controversial family and conscience issues from the past twelve ... More >>

Push For Gender Confusion In Schools

Wednesday, 30 July 2014, 4:31 pm | Family First

Family First NZ is warning schools about an agenda to bring gender confusion in to schools in areas such as changing rooms, sports teams and school uniforms. More >>

 

 

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