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‘Bring Home the Prodigals’

Friday, 17 August 2007, 12:04 am | Focus On The Family

Bringing Home the Prodigals – a message of hope and reconciliation that moved audiences across the world - will now be heard across New Zealand. More >>

Christian Broadcaster joins Family-Help Group

Monday, 9 July 2007, 10:33 am | Focus On The Family

Cathy Jenke, a well-known name in the Christian broadcasting arena has left Rhema Broadcasting Group after more than 20 years, to join leading family-help group, Focus on the Family (NZ). More >>

Is There Hope for Men?

Monday, 25 June 2007, 3:11 pm | Focus On The Family

A pioneer in the Christian Men's Movement, Gordon Dalbey truly understands the struggles men have to find identity and purpose, in a world where masculinity is almost a dirty word. And he's coming to New Zealand to talk to men about how they can be restored ... More >>

Lobby group offers help through smacking mess

Thursday, 17 May 2007, 11:01 am | Focus On The Family

Focus on the Family New Zealand believe that its time for the Government to seek the assistance of family-help organisations, in an effort to help parents deal with one of the most controversial laws to affect parents in this country. More >>

Tragedy Highlights Serious Community Issues

Tuesday, 8 May 2007, 4:25 pm | Focus On The Family

It’s tragic that it takes such an horrific event, two beautiful 16 year-old-girls being needlessly killed, to highlight the huge and growing issue that we are facing on our town and city streets each Friday and Saturday night around New Zealand. More >>

Purity at the heart of ‘Purely Girls’ Success

Friday, 20 April 2007, 9:57 am | Focus On The Family

The Purely Girls camp which was held at El Rancho in Waikanae this past week has been an incredible success, according to event organisers. More >>

Govt needs to learn to sling mud that’s accurate

Wednesday, 28 March 2007, 11:31 am | Focus On The Family

Focus on the Family New Zealand is not surprised to see that the Government has turned to dragging organisations through the mud in an attempt to divert the attention of the public away from the real issues surrounding Sue Bradford’s ‘Anti-smacking’Bill. More >>

Purity Makes Headlines … In A Positive Way!

Saturday, 24 March 2007, 2:31 pm | Focus On The Family

That’s exactly what the PURELY GIRLS CAMP is claiming to do. For 4 days, from Monday April 16th, 150 teenage girls will fill El Rancho Christian Camp, in Waikanae to celebrate what it really means to be a girl! And Celebrate Purity! More >>

Give parents a say in what’s best for their kids

Thursday, 22 February 2007, 4:08 pm | Focus On The Family

Passing a law like Sue Bradford’s proposed amendment to Section 59 has the potential to turn good parents into criminals. And a decision of this magnitude should not be made without first hearing the view of New Zealand parents. More >>

Party Pill King Shows Disregard for NZ Families

Monday, 12 February 2007, 1:27 pm | Focus On The Family

Matt Bowden’s proposed regulatory code for Party Pills will do more harm than good to New Zealand families. Jennie Milne, of Focus on the Family’s How to DRUG PROOF YOUR KIDS says, “By continuing to ensure that Party Pills are legally available ... More >>

Educators Stunned at Drinking Age Vote

Thursday, 9 November 2006, 9:38 am | Focus On The Family

Parent education group “Drug Proofing Your Kids” from Focus on the Family NZ was stunned to hear Members of Parliament had rejected the overwhelming public desire to see the drinking age raised back to twenty. Programme director, Jennie Milne, ... More >>

Time To Quit Costly Social Experiment on Children

Wednesday, 8 November 2006, 10:22 am | Focus On The Family

Focus on the Family NZ believe that today’s conscience vote as to whether to raise the ‘drinking age’ back up to 20 years is the perfect opportunity to make right the stupidity of lowering it in the first place. More >>

Rainbows End Gets Thumbs Up from Drug Educators

Friday, 3 November 2006, 3:58 pm | Focus On The Family

Rainbows End’s decision to not serve alcohol during park opening hours is a courageous decision in the face of today’s culture. Jennie Milne from Focus on the Family’s Drug Proofing Your Kids programme says “This is a great opportunity for parents ... More >>

Sex Sells, but not in my mailbox please

Thursday, 2 November 2006, 1:11 pm | Focus On The Family

Hell Pizza has pushed the boundries of advertising too far with is use of condoms in mini pizza boxes to sell their meat lovers pizza. More >>

Parents Encouraged Not To Give Children Alcohol

Friday, 17 December 2004, 12:06 am | Focus On The Family

Summer parties and more freedom mean it's time for parents to be extra vigilant with their children. Summer can be a risky time for teens. Alcohol and teenagers are a dangerous cocktail and it's vital that parents don't give their children alcohol ... More >>

Parents Can Protect Their Children From Drugs

Friday, 8 October 2004, 10:24 am | Focus On The Family

I write in response to the NZ Herald Article “Heads call for help on drugs problem” [ Oct 7 2004 ] More >>