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Court Undermines Values and Principles of Schools

Friday, 27 June 2014, 1:13 pm | Family First New Zealand

Family First is slamming a decision by the High Court to overturn a St John's College school decision to set a hair standard, labelling it as disrespectful and setting a dangerous precedent. More >>

High Rate of STIs Outcome of ‘Safe Sex’ Myth

Thursday, 26 June 2014, 1:21 pm | Family First New Zealand

Family First NZ says that "staggeringly high" rates of chlamydia reported among New Zealand teenage girls is proof that young people are being left misinformed and with a false sense of security. It also points to the failure of the free Emergency ... More >>

Safeguards on Abortion Protect Women & Children

Friday, 6 June 2014, 1:41 pm | Family First New Zealand

Family First NZ is rejecting the Green party’s call for the decriminalisation of abortion and says that the existing safeguards are there to protect women and children. More >>

Auckland Ratepayers Paying to Push Polyamory

Thursday, 5 June 2014, 12:00 pm | Family First New Zealand

Family First NZ says that Auckland ratepayers are being made to subsidise an event promoting polyamory for those who want to ‘relate to more than one partner’ and non-monogamous marriages. More >>

Don’t Let New Zealand Go To Pot

Thursday, 5 June 2014, 11:56 am | Family First New Zealand

Family First NZ is rejecting calls by the Internet Party leader Laila Harre to decriminalise marijuana, and says that decriminalising marijuana is the wrong path if we care about public health and public safety, and about our young people. More >>

Weakening Marriage Rates Will Weaken Families

Monday, 5 May 2014, 11:23 am | Family First New Zealand

Family First NZ says that the latest statistics on marriage are a warning bell that we ignore the benefits of marriage at our peril as a society. “Marriage has been impacted by confusion over the function and purpose of marriage as evidenced during ... More >>

A Family Holiday Is Not Truancy

Wednesday, 19 March 2014, 4:43 pm | Family First New Zealand

Family First says that special and occasional family holidays during school time should not be viewed as truancy or harmful to children. More >>

Offensive Billboard Should Be Pre-Vetted

Thursday, 6 March 2014, 4:06 pm | Family First New Zealand

Family First NZ says that a three-storey-high mural of a naked woman on the side of Christchurch's central city strip club, Calendar Girls, should be pre-approved rather than waiting for it to cause offence to the community. More >>

Broadcasters Slammed For Feeding RoastBusters

Monday, 25 November 2013, 4:10 pm | Family First New Zealand

Family First NZ says that the RoastBusters scenario and attitudes are being fed by morally bankrupt tv channels and a Standards watchdog asleep at the wheel. The comments come as a result of a decision by the BSA regarding a movie screened on TV3 in August. More >>

Referendums Will Be Ignored Until Law Changed

Friday, 22 November 2013, 3:18 pm | Family First New Zealand

Family First NZ, one of the promoters of the anti-smacking law referendum, says that the asset sales referendum is doomed to fail because the current law says any result is non-binding on the government. More >>

Greens, Labour Should Fix Referendum Law First

Friday, 11 October 2013, 3:18 pm | Family First New Zealand

As the Green Party launch their State Assets Referendum campaign which they believe will provide a ‘clear mandate’ for the Government to stop the programme, Family First NZ, one of the promoters of the anti-smacking law referendum, says that the ... More >>

TVNZ Busted For Bias In Marriage Debate

Monday, 7 October 2013, 3:09 pm | Family First New Zealand

Family First NZ is welcoming a Broadcasting Standards Authority decision which has upheld a complaint from Pompallier Catholic College about a Close Up item based on a school newsletter objecting to the redefinition of marriage. More >>

Court Decision to Clothe Nudist Welcomed

Wednesday, 11 September 2013, 3:26 pm | Family First New Zealand

Family First NZ is welcoming a court decision to throw out an appeal by Tauranga exhibitionist Andrew Pointon against his convictions for gardening and mowing the lawns naked. More >>

BSA Is Dragging The Standards Down

Monday, 9 September 2013, 5:25 pm | Family First New Zealand

Family First NZ says that the Broadcasting Standards Authority has released a survey which shows that their own standards are out of sync with the views of the public, and is calling for a pre-vetting system of television programmes with community and ... More >>

Brothels Should Be Banned From Residential Areas

Thursday, 29 August 2013, 10:00 am | Family First New Zealand

Family First NZ is repeating its call for law changes to the Prostitution Reform Act in order to protect families and communities from brothels in residential areas and from the ongoing problems with street prostitution. “The ongoing problems throughout ... More >>

Govt Should Follow UK Lead on Blocking Porn

Tuesday, 23 July 2013, 2:36 pm | Family First New Zealand

Family First NZ is calling on the government to join the UK in having pornography blocked by their internet provider unless they specifically choose to receive it. The announcement was made by UK Prime Minister David Cameron overnight. More >>

Labour Should Ditch Assisted Suicide Bill Now

Wednesday, 17 July 2013, 11:07 am | Family First New Zealand

Family First NZ says that Labour MP Maryann Street should immediately withdraw her private members bill which is attempting to decriminalise assisted suicide or euthanasia. “To legalise assisted suicide would place large numbers of vulnerable people at ... More >>

Book OK For Schools, But Not Their Facebook Page

Monday, 8 July 2013, 6:02 pm | Family First New Zealand

Family First says that NZ Post is being bombarded with emails and letters calling for it to withdraw its children’s book award prize which was awarded to Into the River last week. “In a display of hypocrisy, the Award’s Facebook page is now ... More >>

Call for NZ Post To Withdraw Award From Book

Monday, 1 July 2013, 11:41 am | Family First New Zealand

Family First is calling on NZ Post to withdraw their support and the award from Ted Dawe's Into the River book which won top prize in the annual New Zealand Post Children's Book Awards More >>

Family First Muzzled Because of Traditional Marriage Views

Monday, 6 May 2013, 9:40 am | Family First New Zealand

Family First NZ has received notification that the Charities Commission intends to deregister the charity, citing Family First’s traditional view of marriage being one man and one woman as one of the reasons for the deregistration. More >>

 

 

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