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‘Unplanned’ Movie Lands in NZ – Amidst Abortion Debate

Monday, 16 September 2019, 11:43 am | Family First

The ‘ Unplanned ’ movie is here and Family First has secured one of the first screenings in New Zealand tonight. ‘Unplanned’ brings an eye-opening look inside the abortion industry from a woman who was once its most passionate advocate. All ... More >>

Ex-Abortionist’s Testimony Impacts Abortion Debate

Monday, 9 September 2019, 9:33 am | Family First

An 17-minute interview with a New Zealand ex-abortionist has had over 123,000 views in a fortnight, and an explanation of second trimester surgical abortions has had over 210,000 Facebook views in just one week. Dr Norman MacLean qualified in medicine ... More >>

The Case For NO In The 2020 Referendum on Cannabis

Wednesday, 4 September 2019, 9:17 am | Family First

In response to the promotion of cannabis legalisation by Helen Clark, Family First is continuing to promote its 24-page BRIEFING FOR FAMILIES which has been distributed widely throughout NZ. More >>

TVNZ Rebuked For Scary Adult Promo During Kids Movie

Friday, 30 August 2019, 2:28 pm | Family First

Family First NZ is welcoming a decision by the Broadcasting Standards Authority to uphold a complaint that a promo for The Shallows shown during Finding Dory breached the children’s interests standard. More >>

Pros and Cons Of “All-Time Low” Fertility Rate - Report

Friday, 30 August 2019, 8:26 am | Family First

New Zealand's total fertility rate has reached an all-time low, with an average of 1.71 children per woman in New Zealand, well below population replacement level. More >>

Lunch In Schools Feeds The Problem, Ignores Real Issue

Thursday, 29 August 2019, 2:58 pm | Family First

Family First NZ says that lunch in schools programmes will simply exacerbate the problem, provide a short term bandage, but ignore the underlying causes and how they must be resolved. More >>

Tackling Harms of Pornography Should Be High Priority

Monday, 26 August 2019, 12:08 pm | Family First

Family First NZ is welcoming the Government’s intention to tackle the harms of pornography, and are also continuing to call for a truly independent Expert Panel to investigate and provide solutions for families. More >>

Raising Drinking Age Just One Tool To Tackle Harm

Monday, 26 August 2019, 8:22 am | Family First

Family First NZ is supporting a call by the Police to raise the drinking age, which echoes previous calls by the NZ Medical Association, but says that other factors around price, availability, penalties and addiction services must be part of the ... More >>

Support for Recreational Dope Going ‘Up in Smoke’

Saturday, 17 August 2019, 10:46 am | Family First

Support for Recreational Dope Going ‘Up in Smoke’ Family First NZ is welcoming yet another poll showing plummeting support for legalising cannabis in New Zealand. The Horizon Research poll shows support for legalising has plummeted from 60% last ... More >>

Late Term Abortions Will Increase With Abortion Reform

Wednesday, 7 August 2019, 9:58 am | Family First

Family First NZ says that proposed abortion law reform will lead to more late term abortions, and radical abortion groups have no problem with abortions at any time for any reason. More >>

National Correct to Oppose Decriminalisation of All Drugs

Monday, 8 July 2019, 12:17 pm | Family First

Family First NZ is welcoming National’s opposition to the decriminalisation of all drugs. The statements in the Select Committee report of the Misuse of Drugs Amendment Bill echo the exact concerns raised by Family First in their submission regarding ... More >>

MPs Voting ‘Blind’ On Euthanasia Bill

Thursday, 27 June 2019, 8:41 am | Family First

Family First NZ says that MPs have had to vote ‘blind’ on a bill labelled by the Select Committee as “not workable in its present state”. More >>

Time For Govt To Establish Watchdog For Oranga Tamariki

Monday, 17 June 2019, 11:46 am | Family First

Family First NZ is repeating its call for a fully independent watchdog for Oranga Tamariki. Family First has been calling for such a watchdog since 2011, including 2018 , 2017 , 2015 , 2013 , 2012 , 2011 , and earlier. More >>

Due Diligence on Cannabis Harm, Not ‘Fear’

Friday, 24 May 2019, 12:00 pm | Family First

Alison Mau seems desperate to shut down our petition (“ Family First is trying to scare you - don't fall for it ” SST, 19 May 2019 ) which calls for an Inquiry into a possible link between cannabis and violence – emphasis on ‘possible’. More >>

Campaign For Nope To Dope Vote Already Making Impact

Tuesday, 7 May 2019, 9:34 am | Family First

Family First NZ says that the debate around legalising marijuana is already underway and New Zealanders are quickly realising that while there is an appetite for safe and effective forms of cannabis medicine, there is a decreasing appetite for a soft ... More >>

Support for Doctors Opting Out Of Abortion Referrals - Poll

Sunday, 5 May 2019, 12:40 pm | Family First

A poll has found that a strong majority (78%) believe that medical professionals with ethical objections should be lawfully allowed to opt out of performing or arranging abortions. In the independent poll by Curia Market Research of 1,000 New Zealanders, ... More >>

Canada Already Showing Troubling Signs From Legalising Dope

Saturday, 4 May 2019, 12:30 pm | Family First

Canada Already Showing Troubling Signs From Legalising Dope A Canadian government study is showing disturbing trends already as a result of legalising marijuana, including increases in youth and overall use, and concerning trends in marijuana-impaired driving ... More >>

Government Should Not Sideline Fathers

Saturday, 4 May 2019, 11:47 am | Family First

Family First NZ says that women should have to name the father of their child, and the government is wrong to turn a blind eye to mothers who withhold this information from the state. More >>

Social Problems Will Worsen As Marriage Rates Decline

Friday, 3 May 2019, 11:40 am | Family First

Family First NZ is warning that the declining marriage rate is a disturbing link to social problems in our society including rates of child abuse, domestic violence, teen crime and child poverty. More >>

Shock Cannabis Poll: Yes To Medicinal, No To Legalising

Tuesday, 23 April 2019, 9:20 am | Family First

In a shock poll result, less than 20% (one in five) New Zealanders support legalisation of marijuana, but there is strong support for lifting restrictions for medical use (65%), according to an independent poll of 1,000 people by Curia Market Research. ... More >>



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