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Marriage Celebrants Will Be Sacked Despite Assurances

Friday, 22 June 2018, 11:15 am | Family First

Family First NZ says that marriage celebrants will be sacked if they refuse to marry a same-sex couple, despite the fact that it goes against their personal convictions, despite the fact that they may have been registered well before the same-sex marriage ... More >>

Teens At Beach Should Enjoy Privacy

Thursday, 21 June 2018, 12:41 pm | Family First

Family First is concerned about a Supreme Court ruling which has quashed the conviction of a man secretly photographing teen girls in their swimwear at a public beach in Nelson. “Children should have the freedom to be able to go to a beach without having ... More >>

One in Three Teens Keep Abortion A Secret

Wednesday, 20 June 2018, 11:55 am | Family First


Low Abortion Rate Will Be Welcomed By All

Tuesday, 19 June 2018, 11:27 am | Family First

Family First NZ is welcoming the lowest rates of abortion since 1990 - but is sounding a warning that this positive trend will be reversed if Parliament removes the safeguards in the current abortion law and introduce extreme abortion laws which has been shown ... More >>

Prison Rates Reflect Weakening Of Family Structure - Report

Friday, 15 June 2018, 8:49 am | Family First

A new report on imprisonment rates and contributing factors argues that the ‘elephant in the room’ is family structure, and that if the government does not want to keep building more prisons, it needs to look to the children who are potentially tomorrow’s ... More >>

NZ First Congratulated For Protecting Three Strikes Law

Monday, 11 June 2018, 10:42 am | Family First

Family First NZ is thanking NZ First for blocking the Labour-led coalition government from scrapping the Three Strikes Law. “The Labour government had no public mandate for scrapping it, and the evidence suggests it is having the desired effect. There ... More >>

Labour & NZ First Voters Strongly Support Three Strikes Law

Saturday, 2 June 2018, 5:30 pm | Family First

Family First NZ says an independent nationwide poll showing two out of three New Zealanders support the Three Strikes Law confirms that the Labour government has no public mandate for scrapping it, and that the evidence proves it is having the ... More >>

Three Strikes Law Protects Public, Warns Violent Offenders

Thursday, 31 May 2018, 9:42 am | Family First

Family First NZ says that the government will send a message that we’re not serious about the “It’s Not OK” zero-tolerance message on family violence if it scraps the Three Strikes law. More >>

NZ’s Views On Abortion Laws Already Known

Monday, 28 May 2018, 9:50 am | Family First

Family First NZ says that the views of NZers on our abortion laws have already been expressed, and that there is a clear rejection of the type of extremist abortion law being pushed by groups like ALRANZ. “New Zealanders don’t want an extreme ... More >>

Taxpayer Money Wasted On Non-Binding ‘Opinion Polls'

Thursday, 24 May 2018, 9:46 am | Family First

Family First NZ says that until referendums are binding on the government, taxpayer funding should not be wasted on glorified opinion polls costing $10 - $15m each. More >>

Three Strikes Law Is About The Public, Not Offender

Tuesday, 22 May 2018, 1:53 pm | Family First

Family First NZ is slamming a decision to bypass the effect of the Three Strikes Law, labeling it as flawed and dangerous. Dylyn Davis brutally attacked and murdered his partner before leaving her to die on their garage floor, but has avoided life ... More >>

Govt Pushes Abortion Over Weightier Law Commission Issues

Tuesday, 22 May 2018, 11:51 am | Family First

Family First NZ is questioning why the government is pushing the Law Commission to consider abortion laws over far weightier issues of property relationships, trust law reforms and the use of DNA in criminal investigations. More >>

Progress on Watchdog For Oranga Tamariki Welcomed

Monday, 21 May 2018, 11:28 am | Family First

In documents just released by the Ministry of Social Development, they have echoed the concerns previously raised by Family First NZ, saying, “ Independent oversight contributes to building transparency, public trust and confidence... Where government ... More >>

Royal Wedding Reminds Us Of Importance Of Marriage

Friday, 18 May 2018, 11:22 am | Family First

This weekend, an estimated three billion people worldwide will sit in front of their TV or computer screens as they witness one of the most public weddings since 2011 – the marriage of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle. (2011 was brother William’s ... More >>

Enabling Suicide Should Always Be A Crime

Friday, 11 May 2018, 4:39 pm | Family First

Family First NZ is welcoming the decision in the Wellington High Court of the conviction and fining of Susan Austen who enabled a woman to commit suicide. Family First is now calling on the police to lay similar charges against Dr Philip Nitschke. Family ... More >>

“Why Mothers Matter” Report Celebrates Role Of Mothers

Friday, 11 May 2018, 11:48 am | Family First

As part of the celebration of Mother’s Day this year, Family First NZ has released a report entitled “ Why Mothers Matter ” which provides a concise but broad and well-documented overview of the distinct way mums love, care for, protect and teach ... More >>

Birth Certificates No Longer Based on Biology

Thursday, 3 May 2018, 4:45 pm | Family First

Family First NZ says the Department of Internal Affairs, in a disturbing move, has removed the need for fathers being recorded on birth certificates, and is thereby ignoring biological reality. It will render birth certificates as manipulated and ... More >>

Declining Marriage Rate A Disturbing Statistical Trend

Thursday, 3 May 2018, 3:43 pm | 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 >>

Minimal Interest For Same-Sex ‘Marriage’

Thursday, 3 May 2018, 2:23 pm | Family First

Five years on from the definition of marriage being changed, statistics show that the demand for same-sex ‘marriage’ has been insignificant, and has had to be boosted by overseas couples which represent almost half of all same-sex ‘marriages’ ... More >>

Drug Foundation Tips On P Disturbing – For All Ages

Wednesday, 2 May 2018, 3:36 pm | Family First

Family First says that Drug Foundation advice on methamphetamine use is not only foolish and illegal but is inappropriate at all levels and for all ages – not just school students. They are calling on the government to review the Foundation’s ... More >>



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