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Pre-Teen Violence Rate Disturbing

Friday, 30 April 2010, 8:54 am | Family First Lobby

Family First NZ says that the Ministry of Justice statistics for pre-teen violence released this week show a disturbing trend. More >>

Referendum Bill Should be Sent to Time Out

Wednesday, 17 June 2009, 5:19 pm | Family First Lobby

Family First NZ says that NZ’ers have no problem understanding the Referendum question, and the claims that it is misleading and ambiguous is simply an expression of frustration from the politicians who introduced the flawed law in the first place. “The squeals ... More >>

Anti-Smacking Law ‘Has Made No Difference’

Thursday, 21 May 2009, 12:12 pm | Family First Lobby

Family First NZ says that the Law Society has admitted that the anti-smacking law has made no difference to NZ’s unacceptable rate of child abuse. Chair of the Family Law Section of the Law Society Paul Maskell was asked on a radio interview this week ... More >>

Smacking Equated with Torture and Death Penalty

Thursday, 21 May 2009, 9:19 am | Family First Lobby

Family First NZ says that the United Nations Committee on Torture has equated a kiwi parent using a smack for the purpose of correction as a form of torture, and compared the anti-smacking law to the abolition of the death penalty. More >>

Call for Independent Inquiry into Child Abuse

Sunday, 17 May 2009, 2:54 pm | Family First Lobby

Family First NZ is repeating its call for an official Inquiry into the unacceptable levels of child abuse in NZ. More >>

Sue Bradford Fights Clear Message of Polls

Friday, 20 March 2009, 10:41 am | Family First Lobby

In response to Green MP Sue Bradford’s claim that our independently research poll flew in the face of other research, here is a summary of all research done over the past couple of years. More >>

Family TV Viewing Saturated With Foul Language

Friday, 5 December 2008, 9:19 am | Family First Lobby

Family First NZ says that family television viewing is ‘saturated’ with foul language and sexual content. More >>

MP Gets Told By Voters to Change Anti-Smacking Law

Friday, 19 September 2008, 9:25 am | Family First Lobby

Family First NZ says that a survey on attitudes to the anti-smacking law by Invercargill MP Eric Roy showing huge opposition to the anti-smacking law is indicative of the NZ-wide sentiment. More >>

Survey Confirms Opposition to Smacking Law

Wednesday, 4 June 2008, 9:22 am | Family First Lobby

The NZ Health Survey released today confirms that parents are not using smacking as a ‘first measure’, and the huge opposition to the anti-smacking law is not based on parents demanding the right to smack – it is based on simply the right ... More >>

NZ Should Adopt Ban On Ads Which Sexualise Kids

Thursday, 17 April 2008, 10:58 am | Family First Lobby

Family First NZ is calling on the government to enforce similar advertising codes to those just introduced in Australia regarding the sexualisation of children. More >>

Costs Crippling Families – Urgent Attention Needed

Tuesday, 18 March 2008, 9:32 am | Family First Lobby

Family First NZ is calling for an urgent assessment of the effects of raging price rises on low- and middle-income families. More >>

Huge Opposition to Anti-Smacking Law Confirmed

Wednesday, 20 February 2008, 9:34 am | Family First Lobby

Family First NZ is not surprised by the findings of a Research NZ poll which has found continued massive opposition to the anti-smacking law. More >>

Key Must Commit to Protecting Good Families

Thursday, 22 November 2007, 10:47 am | Family First Lobby

Family First NZ is calling on National leader John Key to commit to changing the anti-smacking law after a father was the first parent convicted of assault for smacking his 8-year old on the bottom. More >>

Smacking Law Rejected By Majority Of NZ'ers

Sunday, 17 June 2007, 6:25 pm | Family First Lobby

Only 29% of NZ'ers support the Sue Bradford 'anti-smacking' bill due to become enforceable in law this week, and 78% plan to ignore the law and continue to smack as a form of correction. More >>

Over 45 pro-family groups for NZ Forum on Family

Thursday, 26 October 2006, 10:04 am | Family First Lobby

More than 45 family-focused organisations plus researchers and scholars are gathering in Auckland tomorrow for the inaugural New Zealand Forum on the Family, hosted by Family First. More >>

Swedish cases send warning to Kiwi families

Wednesday, 19 July 2006, 2:35 pm | Family First Lobby

MEDIA RELEASE 19 JULY 2006 Swedish cases send warning to Kiwi families The following actual Swedish cases will serve as examples of what happens to good parents when smacking and parental discipline is banned, as proposed by Sue Bradford’s anti-smacking ... More >>

Family First announces its Board of Reference

Wednesday, 31 May 2006, 12:47 am | Family First Lobby

The Family First Lobby, which is aiming to bring a strong pro-family pro-life and pro-moral value message to the media and public debate, has announced its Board of Reference. More >>

Family First Lobby congratulates Whitcoulls

Thursday, 11 May 2006, 9:02 am | Family First Lobby

Family First Lobby congratulates Whitcoulls for censoring objectionable magazine The Family First Lobby congratulates Whitcoulls for taking a magazine, containing an erect condomed penis shown in a NZ AIDS Foundation advertisement, from its shelves. ... More >>

Ban the home-based Brothels

Monday, 3 April 2006, 11:09 am | Family First Lobby

The Family First Lobby calls on politicians from all parties to introduce legislation to support Bylaws from Councils which ban brothels by schools, churches and homes. More >>

 

 
 
 
 
 

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