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83 yrs - NZ’s (& Possibly World’s) Longest Married Couple

Wednesday, 14 February 2018, 10:17 am | Family First Lobby.

For the third year running, Family First New Zealand has presented an Award for the Longest Married Couple in New Zealand and the New Zealand couple who won the previous two annual awards may not only be NZ’s longest married couple again this year, ... More >>

Family Dinners Matter, Making Time Is Harder - Poll

Wednesday, 3 January 2018, 12:04 pm | Family First Lobby.

A nationwide poll has found strong support for the importance of families having dinner together on a regular basis, but making that time is much more difficult to do, especially for lower socio-economic families. More >>

Ban Street Prostitution & Residential Brothels - Poll

Friday, 29 December 2017, 8:38 am | Family First Lobby.

A nationwide poll has found strong support for banning both street prostitution and residential brothels. More >>

AUSA Correct to Quash Attempts to Muzzle Free Speech

Thursday, 5 October 2017, 12:19 pm | Family First Lobby.

Family First NZ is welcoming a decision by the Auckland University Students Association (AUSA) to reject attempts to disaffiliate the student club Prolife Auckland from the AUSA. More >>

Family Groups Meet To Tackle Crucial Family Issues

Thursday, 6 July 2017, 11:46 am | Family First Lobby.

Almost 300 delegates representing more than 75+ family-focused organisations and groups are gathering in Auckland tomorrow(Friday) for the tenth annual NZ Forum on the Family , hosted by Family First NZ. More >>

France’s Law On Prostitution Should Be NZ’s

Thursday, 7 April 2016, 12:10 pm | Family First Lobby.

Family First NZ is welcoming France’s decision overnight to pass a prostitution law which criminalises customers rather than prostitutes, and says that New Zealand should follow the lead and adopt similar legislation. More >>

Chris Brown Nowhere Near A Role Model Yet

Wednesday, 25 November 2015, 12:31 pm | Family First Lobby.

Family First NZ is calling on Immigration NZ to reject a working visa for Chris Brown, and are rejecting claims by some Maori woman leaders that Chris Brown is ‘someone who young people can relate to’ and that he ‘atoned’ for what he did. More >>

Search Is On For Longest Married NZ Couple

Friday, 20 November 2015, 8:38 am | Family First Lobby.

Family First NZ has launched the inaugural annual search for the Longest Married Couple in New Zealand More >>

Family Group Applies for R14 on Explicit Book

Monday, 28 September 2015, 8:57 am | Family First Lobby.

Family First has applied to have the classification of Into the River by Ted Dawes upheld at R14 before it is put back on shelves. They have also asked for an investigation in to the decision by the deputy chief censor to remove the previous classification ... More >>

Family First Wins Appeal Against Deregistration

Wednesday, 1 July 2015, 9:37 am | Family First Lobby.

Family First NZ is welcoming a decision in the Wellington High Court to allow its appeal against deregistration by the Charities Board. Justice Collins has directed the Charities Board to reconsider its decision to deregister Family Firsts in light ... More >>

Protect Marriage Website Still Under Attack

Wednesday, 24 April 2013, 9:35 am | Family First Lobby.

The Protect Marriage website suffered another major attack by hackers, just a few days after the same-sex marriage bill was passed. More >>

NZ’ers Asked To Sign Marriage Pledge

Thursday, 28 March 2013, 12:47 pm | Family First Lobby.

Family First NZ has launched a website which gives New Zealanders the opportunity to make the issue of redefining marriage a key election issue for themselves. was launched this morning and gives the opportunity for people to sign two pledges: ... More >>

Latest Poll Confirms No Mandate for Same-Sex Marriage

Tuesday, 26 March 2013, 9:29 am | Family First Lobby.

Family First says that the latest NZ Herald poll on gay marriage proves that 70-80 politicians have no mandate to change the longstanding definition of marriage. “As the debate on redefining marriage has heated up, the support for changing the definition ... More >>

Politicians Got It Wrong on Drinking Age - Poll

Tuesday, 5 March 2013, 10:02 am | Family First Lobby.

A nationwide poll of 1,000 people has found that almost 2/3’rds of NZ’ers believe that Parliament got it wrong on the recent vote on the drinking age. An independent poll by Curia Market Research, commissioned by Family First NZ, asked respondents ... More >>

Millions Wasted on HPV Vaccine Despite Flaws

Monday, 14 January 2013, 11:37 am | Family First Lobby.

Family First NZ says that despite a low uptake, failure to complete the full vaccine programme, recent research showing ineffectiveness of the vaccine, and adverse reactions, the government is planning to spend millions of dollars more on a vaccine that is ... More >>

Family First NZ Rates Politicians and Parties for 2012

Friday, 4 January 2013, 12:23 pm | Family First Lobby.

Family First NZ has released an Interim ‘Value Your Vote’ report card which rates the politicians and the political parties on how they have voted on key family and conscience issues during 2012. More >>

Raise the Drinking Age To Reverse Teen Alcohol Harm

Thursday, 30 August 2012, 9:17 am | Family First Lobby.

Family First NZ is calling on politicians to vote to raise the purchase age to 20 to protect young people and reverse the harm that alcohol is causing to our young people. More >>

Church Ministers Cannot Refuse To Perform Same-Sex Marriage

Tuesday, 28 August 2012, 10:54 am | Family First Lobby.

A legal opinion obtained by Family First NZ from Barrister Ian Bassett describes the Louisa Wall’s Marriage Amendment Act Bill, if it is enacted, as having the following effects: More >>

National MPs Asked To Stand Consistent on Marriage

Thursday, 23 August 2012, 11:15 am | Family First Lobby.

“Marriage is an institution of the church, I don't think it is necessary to have that label put on every relationship” More >>

Traditional Marriage Deemed ‘Hate’ At Dunedin Council

Wednesday, 22 August 2012, 10:52 pm | Family First Lobby.

Family First NZ has written to Dunedin Mayor David Cull asking why Dunedin City Council staff are able to access websites supporting gay marriage, but access to the ‘Protect Marriage’ website which promotes the current definition of marriage is blocked. ... More >>



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