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Auckland Libraries Also Supports Censorship of Books

Thursday, 1 October 2015, 3:35 pm | Family First

Family First NZ says it is ironic that Auckland Libraries are expressing horror at an interim restriction on the book “ Into the River ” while it is reviewed and are arguing that no book should have a restriction, when they themselves submitted ... More >>

Censor Criticised Over Approach to Explicit Book

Thursday, 1 October 2015, 8:52 am | Family First

Family First NZ has made an additional submission regarding the re-classification of Into the River by Ted Dawe, and says that parents should be concerned by the arguments being put forward by the Chief Censor to justify making objectionable books with ... More >>

Warning Of Smoke Screen Around Medicinal Marijuana

Tuesday, 15 September 2015, 10:09 am | Family First

Family First NZ says that a poll suggesting support for medicinal marijuana fails to comprehend the concerns around the real agenda behind liberalising drug laws and also the abuse of medicinal marijuana. However, Family First is supporting further ... More >>

Family Group Supports Call To Pull Zoo Magazine

Monday, 14 September 2015, 9:15 am | Family First

Family First NZ is supporting calls for Countdown stores in New Zealand to stop selling ZOO Weekly , and says that all retailers in NZ should be encouraged to reject the publication. More >>

Family First Asked for Restriction on New Rating

Friday, 11 September 2015, 10:40 am | Family First

Family First applied to have the classification of Into the River by Ted Dawes, as determined by the Film and Literature Board of Review, upheld at R14. Contrary to continued media reports, Family First did not ask for the book to be banned. But ... More >>

Family Group Puts Halt on Explicit Book

Monday, 7 September 2015, 9:07 am | Family First

Family First NZ has successfully applied for an Interim Restriction Order on the book Into The River by Ted Dawe - a book laced with detailed descriptions of sex acts, coarse language and scenes of drug-taking. The book came to public attention ... More >>

Families Call for Parental Notification Laws

Thursday, 27 August 2015, 9:18 am | Family First

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

Paid Parental Leave Values Parenting

Wednesday, 26 August 2015, 9:16 am | Family First

Family First NZ is calling on the government to value parenting and the important role of mothers and fathers during the early years of our children and support the Paid Parental Leave bill. More >>

Common Sense on Fireworks Welcomed

Monday, 17 August 2015, 10:32 am | Family First

Family First NZ is welcoming the decision of a government select committee to reject a ban on fireworks, and says that a fireworks bbq party is one of the great family rituals for kiwi families. “This is a common sense decision from the politicians, ... More >>

Paedophiles’ Register Will Protect Them From Themselves

Friday, 14 August 2015, 11:48 am | Family First

Family First NZ is welcoming proposals for a child sex offenders register, and says that a publically accessible register will not only protect the public but will also protect child sex offenders from themselves. The register should also make it mandatory ... More >>

Family Holidays Also Involve Education & Learning

Wednesday, 12 August 2015, 11:00 am | Family First

Family First is rubbishing suggestions that families pulling their children out of school for family holidays are ‘sending a wrong message’. More >>

Decline In Demand for Same-Sex ‘Marriage’

Wednesday, 5 August 2015, 4:18 pm | Family First

Family First NZ says that two years on from the definition of marriage being politically manipulated, statistics released today show that the demand for same-sex marriages by New Zealanders has decreased by over 10% in the past year (511 [1] to 458) while ... More >>

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 >>



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