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Support For Euthanasia Decreases As Harms Revealed

Tuesday, 28 July 2015, 9:24 am | Family First

Family First NZ says that latest Research NZ poll on euthanasia reveals a welcome decrease in support for euthanasia from its previous poll , and believes that support for a law change will continue to fall as the experiences of overseas jurisdictions ... More >>

Fitting Rooms Are About Safety, Not Gender Politics

Wednesday, 22 July 2015, 11:48 am | Family First

Family First NZ is welcoming comments by a transgender support group that gender-neutral fitting rooms in department stores are totally unnecessary. More >>

Parents Want Education In Schools, Not Sexualisation

Wednesday, 8 July 2015, 2:43 pm | Family First

Family First NZ is rubbishing the agenda of Family Planning to teach teenagers in schools about ‘pleasuring’ your partner, orgasms, arousal and erogenous zones, and says that this is a continued assault on our young people and ignoring what parents ... More >>

Parks Should be Alcohol-Free For Protection of Families

Tuesday, 7 July 2015, 2:31 pm | Family First

Family First NZ is concerned with proposed alcohol ban laws in Auckland which require communities to have to prove that public parks should be alcohol-free based on evidence and harm. More >>

Free Contraception For Teens Flawed & Harmful

Tuesday, 30 June 2015, 4:26 pm | Family First

Family First NZ says that calls for free contraceptives to be made available to teens is flawed, morally bankrupt, and will actually do more harm than good. It will also undermine the important and protective role of parents and ignore their valid concerns. ... More >>

Parents & Schools Warned About Harms of Gender Ideology

Tuesday, 30 June 2015, 9:54 am | Family First

A new ground-breaking report on gender identity is warning parents and school leaders to be wary of the guidelines and policies being pushed in schools and communities, and that gender identity ideology is founded more on political ideology than it is ... More >>

Families Tighten Budget – So Should Councils

Thursday, 25 June 2015, 10:26 am | Family First

Family First NZ is calling on Auckland Council to do what Auckland families have had to do – tighten their belt. “Families throughout New Zealand have, over the past years, had to make sacrifices and look for specials and discounts as they cope ... More >>

Family First NZ in Court to Fight Deregistration

Monday, 22 June 2015, 11:03 am | Family First

Family First NZ will be in the Wellington High Court on Monday (22nd) from 10am to appeal against attempts by the Charities Registration Board to deregister them, with Family First’s traditional view of marriage being one of the key reasons for the ... More >>

Drop In Abortion Rate As Fetal Knowledge Increases

Wednesday, 17 June 2015, 11:39 am | Family First

Family First NZ is welcoming the drop in abortions to the lowest number since 1994, and says that the rate will continue to drop as knowledge of the prenatal development of the unborn child increases, and as an increasingly pro-life younger generation ... More >>

Court Shows Appropriate Compassion to Mother

Friday, 5 June 2015, 11:34 am | Family First

Family First NZ is welcoming a court decision to discharge without conviction a mother who left A pre-schooler in a car, saying that the death is punishment enough, but is disappointed that the police didn’t show the same level of discretion and avoid ... More >>

Family Planning Admits High Number of Secret Abortions

Thursday, 4 June 2015, 11:22 am | Family First

Family First NZ says a stunning admission has been made by Family Planning Association that up to 1,000 young teenage girls have been taken for an abortion without their parents knowledge since 2004, when a change to the law was rejected by Parliament. More >>

Schools Will Reject ‘Extreme’ Sex Ed Guidelines

Friday, 29 May 2015, 10:02 am | Family First

Family First NZ says that most schools along with the parents in the school community will rightly reject the extreme elements of the new sexuality education guidelines , and that resources should be targeted at parents to help them educate their own ... More >>

Parental Notification Supported by Parents & Teens

Tuesday, 26 May 2015, 9:42 am | Family First

Family First NZ is calling on politicians to reflect the concerns and wishes of parents and also teenagers, and ensure that young pregnant girls in a crisis situation receive the family support they deserve and need. More >>

Claims That NZ is Good for Sex Workers ‘Laughable’

Monday, 25 May 2015, 9:41 am | Family First

Family First NZ says that  claims  by the Prostitutes Collective that New Zealand is the best place on earth to be a prostitute are laughable and from ‘fantasyland’.   “Even the architect of the bill to decriminalise prostitution has  admitted ... More >>

MPs Should Respect Medical Profession On Drinking Age

Wednesday, 20 May 2015, 9:29 am | Family First

Family First NZ says that politicians should not be turning a blind eye to calls by the NZ Medical Association to raise the drinking age. “Health boards, health professionals, police, family groups, addiction experts, the Prime Minister’s chief ... More >>

Death of Child is Punishment Enough

Thursday, 16 April 2015, 1:36 pm | Family First

Family First NZ is calling on the police to use their discretion and to drop the charges against a mother who left her pre-schooler in a car, saying that the death of her son is punishment enough. More >>

Simplistic Euthanasia Poll Ignores Obvious Harms

Wednesday, 15 April 2015, 2:36 pm | Family First

Family First NZ says that a Research NZ poll on euthanasia misrepresents the real effect of decriminalising euthanasia and is far too simplistic. More >>

Easter Trading Laws Should Be Maintained, Enforced

Thursday, 2 April 2015, 9:20 am | Family First

Family First NZ is rejecting calls for any liberalisation of Easter trading laws and says that workers deserve this special annual break to spend time with their families. They are also calling on the Ministry of Business, Employment and Innovation ... More >>

Long Overdue Review of CYF Welcomed

Wednesday, 1 April 2015, 5:10 pm | Family First

Family First NZ is welcoming the long overdue independent review of Child Youth and Family which it has been asking for over many years. More >>

Obesity Needs A Community Response, Not CYF

Wednesday, 1 April 2015, 11:42 am | Family First

Family First NZ is supporting calls for intervention in families where obesity is an urgent health issue, but says that intervention by CYF and removal of children from their families will only exacerbate the problem. More >>



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