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Ad Attacking Luxon OK, Ad Promoting Women Banned

Monday, 4 September 2023, 2:58 pm | Family First

Family First CEO Bob McCoskrie is stunned that an ‘attack’ advertisement on National leader Christopher Luxon by a union has been allowed to be printed in the NZ Herald as a full wrap-around on the front page, yet an advertisement recently ... More >>

Only 1 In 6 Oppose ‘Three Strikes’ Law - Poll

Monday, 4 September 2023, 10:08 am | Family First

A poll has found that just 16% of New Zealanders oppose bringing back the ‘Three Strikes’ law which was recently repealed by the Labour Government with the support of the Greens and Te Pati Maori. The nationwide poll of 1,000 New Zealanders was ... More >>

Teacher Not Using Preferred Pronouns Shouldn’t Be Deregistered – Poll

Monday, 4 September 2023, 9:41 am | Family First

A new nationwide poll has found significant opposition to a decision which resulted in a teacher losing his teaching licence for refusing to recognise a student’s gender ‘identity’ and using the students preferred pronouns. A high school math ... More >>

Prostitution Law Review: Benefits Exaggerated, Shortcomings Ignored, Denied Or Hidden

Monday, 26 June 2023, 9:45 am | Family First

An indepth review of the effects of the 2003 prostitution law change has revealed a huge gap between the reputation of the law and its actual impact. The detailed analysis challenges the assumption that the decriminalisation of prostitution has ... More >>

Easter Is About Families, Not Trading

Sunday, 9 April 2023, 11:05 pm | Family First

Family First NZ is rejecting suggestions by National leader Christopher Luxon to review and likely liberalise Easter trading laws. “We reject any liberalisation of Easter trading laws and also Anzac and Christmas days because workers deserve ... More >>

HRC Struggles For ‘Conversion Therapy’ Complaints

Thursday, 16 March 2023, 9:35 am | Family First

The $2.2m taxpayer-funded complaints centre set up by the Human Rights Commission for receiving complaints about ‘conversion therapy’ has admitted that there have been no formal complaints about ‘conversion therapy’ since the new law was passed, ... More >>

Analysis Of Media Coverage Of Parliament Protest 2022

Thursday, 2 March 2023, 11:42 am | Family First

A new report has reviewed the media coverage of one of the most significant events in 2022 – the Parliament Protest which lasted almost four weeks, and finds that the media failed in its duty to present the Protest in a fair and balanced manner. ... More >>

Caution Over Fertility Rate & Ex-Nuptial Births

Friday, 18 November 2022, 2:48 pm | Family First

Family First NZ warns that the declining marriage and fertility rates and increase in ex-nuptial births are setting up a ‘perfect storm’ for negative social consequences in New Zealand. According to statistics just released , the number of births to unmarried ... More >>

New Report Measures Father Absence In NZ

Monday, 31 October 2022, 6:21 pm | Family First

Thousands of New Zealand children struggle with having no father in their lives, and a new report from Family First - WHERE DOES HE LIVE? Measuring Father Absence in New Zealand - finds little change since Children's Commissioner Laurie O'Reilly ... More >>

Puberty Blockers Not “Safe & Reversible” - Ministry Of Health

Wednesday, 21 September 2022, 6:06 pm | Family First

Family First NZ is welcoming an overdue turnaround in the Ministry of Health’s policy on puberty blockers for young people with gender dysphoria. Up until last week the Ministry of Health stated that “ Puberty Blockers are a safe and fully ... More >>

Puberty Blockers Not “Safe & Reversible” - Ministry Of Health

Wednesday, 21 September 2022, 3:47 pm | Family First

Family First NZ is welcoming an overdue turnaround in the Ministry of Health’s policy on puberty blockers for young people with gender dysphoria. Up until last week the Ministry of Health stated that “ Puberty Blockers are a safe and fully ... More >>

Why Do Our Young Lead Developed World In Poor Mental Health?

Monday, 29 August 2022, 1:55 am | Family First

In 2020, UNICEF ranked New Zealand last of 38 developed countries in child mental well-being. In a new report for Family First, “ Child and Youth Mental Health: Why New Zealand's young lead the developed world in poor mental health ”, researcher ... More >>

Family First Deregistered – But Not Defeated

Tuesday, 28 June 2022, 11:14 am | Family First

The Supreme Court in Wellington has just handed down their judgement in Attorney-General v Family First New Zealand, and the Government and the Charities Board have won the right to deregister Family First as a registered charity. “This decision is a sad ... More >>

School Gender Curriculum Strongly Rejected – Poll

Friday, 17 June 2022, 8:48 am | Family First

A new nationwide poll has found significant opposition to gender ideology being taught to primary school students, and majority support for parents being informed of their own children exhibiting gender dysphoria at school. There is also more support ... More >>

Fix Right To Silence Law Which Hides Child Abusers

Thursday, 19 May 2022, 12:18 pm | Family First

Family First NZ is repeating its call for a review of ‘right to silence’ laws which is effectively hindering investigations into child abuse. Family First has previously made this plea as a result of the Coroner’s report into the death of ... More >>

Prostitution Law Review: Benefits Exaggerated, Shortcomings Ignored, Denied Or Hidden

Monday, 6 December 2021, 8:51 am | Family First

An indepth review of the effects of the 2003 prostitution law change has revealed a huge gap between the reputation of the law and its actual impact. The detailed analysis challenges the assumption that the decriminalisation of prostitution has ... More >>

Progress In Push For Rapid Antigen Testing

Thursday, 25 November 2021, 12:03 pm | Family First

Family First NZ is welcoming the Government’s intention to allow rapid antigen testing – a move which could save jobs, businesses and attendance at weddings and places of worship. A nationwide poll has found significant support from New Zealanders ... More >>

Only 1 In 4 Support ‘Three Strikes’ Repeal

Wednesday, 24 November 2021, 9:42 am | Family First

A poll has found that just 25% of New Zealanders want the ‘Three Strikes’ law repealed, including just 29% of Labour voters. Almost half of Labour voters want the law retained. The nationwide poll of 1,000 New Zealanders was commissioned by ... More >>

“Vaccine OR Testing” Petition Reaches 70,000+

Tuesday, 23 November 2021, 9:19 am | Family First

The petition “Don’t Divide Us.nz” has now reached 70,000 signatures. Launched two weeks ago, the petition says “ We oppose the ‘no jab no job’ policy, which will create a divided New Zealand. We call on the Government to allow the use of ... More >>

Govt Continues Commitment To ‘Soft On Crime’

Thursday, 11 November 2021, 11:21 am | Family First

Family First NZ says that the proposed scrapping of the Three Strikes Law will only be celebrated by repeat violent offenders, but it will do nothing to protect families and communities from worsening levels of family harm, violent crimes and gun violence. ... More >>

 

 
 
 
 
 

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