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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 >>

Long Sentence for Moko Killers Welcomed

Monday, 27 June 2016, 1:53 pm | Family First

Family First NZ is welcoming the sentence of 17 years given to the killers of Moko, but is continuing to call for a review of child abuse laws and for changes to the legal system to avoid ‘plea bargains’ and child abuse killers having their charges ... More >>

Family First Joins Justice4Moko Marches

Monday, 27 June 2016, 10:13 am | Family First

Family First NZ is joining the call for a review of child abuse laws and for changes to the legal system to avoid child abuse killers having their charges reduced from murder to manslaughter. More >>

School Toilets & Showers Based on Biology - Legal Opinion

Thursday, 16 June 2016, 11:40 am | Family First

Family First NZ has written to Marlborough Girls College and provided them with the legal opinion for schools released earlier this year that says they are not required under the law to have to allow transgender students access to shared toilets, showers ... More >>

Govt Funds Childcare Industry, Ignores Parents

Tuesday, 14 June 2016, 10:09 am | Family First

Family First NZ says that the justification for the government veto on paid parental leave is flawed, and shows that the government is more interested in funding the childcare industry than it is in giving parents real choice and support. “The Government ... More >>

Veto On Parental Leave Fails To Value Parents

Tuesday, 7 June 2016, 2:09 pm | Family First

Family First NZ says that the government veto on paid parental leave is disrespectful to parents and the young families, and is also flawed because it fails to recognise the benefit of investing in hands-on parenting especially for middle- and low-income ... More >>

Child Poverty: Don’t Mention Family Structure

Monday, 30 May 2016, 12:06 pm | Family First

A report just released on child poverty and its causes argues that the ‘elephant in the room’ in the debate is family structure which is being constantly ignored, but that it is contributing significantly to increasing income inequality and child ... More >>

Veto On Parental Leave Fails To Value Parents

Wednesday, 25 May 2016, 5:00 pm | Family First

Family First NZ says that the government veto on paid parental leave is disrespectful to parents and the young families, and is also flawed because it fails to recognise the benefit of investing in hands-on parenting especially for middle- and low-income ... More >>

School Congratulated For Setting Standard For Ball

Wednesday, 25 May 2016, 4:03 pm | Family First

Family First NZ is congratulating an Auckland school that has set a dress code for its upcoming school ball, and says that it has every right to expect high standards from its pupils. More >>

Family First View on Sex Work

Thursday, 19 May 2016, 12:03 pm | Family First

Family First NZ says that the police are right to highlight the activity and concerns around the death of Christchurch 22-year-old Renee Duckmanton, and that statistics and testimonies show that ‘sex workers’ are involved in a high-risk and harmful ... More >>

Gender Agenda in Primary Schools Harmful to All

Monday, 16 May 2016, 10:14 am | Family First

Family First NZ is warning that an Auckland primary school's efforts to cater for a 6-year old with gender identity issues will be harmful to children in the long-term. More >>

Govt Pushes Easter Trading - Christmas and Anzac Day Next?

Friday, 13 May 2016, 10:41 am | Family First

Family First NZ says that Christmas Day, Anzac Day and Easter Friday will soon be regular trading days based on the government’s intention and justification to push through Easter Sunday trading laws. “Ironically, the Easter trading laws proposed ... More >>

Attempt To Exclude Parents From Medical Decisions Slammed

Friday, 6 May 2016, 9:03 am | Family First

Family First NZ is slamming statements by the Ministry of Justice that a parent should not be informed about a medical issue affecting their child because it might breach the child’s rights. More >>

CYF Restructure Still Avoids Accountability

Thursday, 7 April 2016, 2:03 pm | Family First

Family First NZ says that the Government restructure of CYF continues to ignore the desperate need for a fully independent CYF Complaints Authority as a watchdog on the state agency. More >>

 

 

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