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TV Watchdog Fails Families, No Longer Fit For Purpose

By   /  April 5, 2018  /  24/7 News, Family First, NGOs, Press Release  /  Comments Off on TV Watchdog Fails Families, No Longer Fit For Purpose

MIL OSI – Source: Family First – Release/Statement Headline: TV Watchdog Fails Families, No Longer Fit For Purpose Media Release 5 April 2018 In a stunning admission, the Broadcasting Standards Authority have said that they “do not have a general supervisory role”, and have endorsed a programme with an “unusually large volume of complaints” and […]

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“More Extreme, Deviant & Violent” Porn – Health Ministry

By   /  March 30, 2018  /  24/7 News, Family First, NGOs, Press Release  /  Comments Off on “More Extreme, Deviant & Violent” Porn – Health Ministry

MIL OSI – Source: Family First – Release/Statement Headline: “More Extreme, Deviant & Violent” Porn – Health Ministry Media Release 30 March 2018 The Ministry of Health, in its submission to the Select Committee which is considering a 22,334-written petition calling on an expert panel to investigate the public health effects and societal harms of […]

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Physical Restraint Rules Remove Common Sense & Safety

By   /  March 26, 2018  /  24/7 News, Family First, NGOs, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Physical Restraint Rules Remove Common Sense & Safety

MIL OSI – Source: Family First – Release/Statement Headline: Physical Restraint Rules Remove Common Sense & Safety Media Release 26 March 2018 Family First NZ says that school staff are wasting hours of valuable time having to complete documentation on the physical restraint of disruptive and unruly students in primary schools. Official documents from the […]

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TV Host’s Comment Undermines Value Of Mothers

By   /  March 20, 2018  /  24/7 News, Family First, NGOs, Press Release  /  Comments Off on TV Host’s Comment Undermines Value Of Mothers

MIL OSI – Source: Family First – Release/Statement Headline: TV Host’s Comment Undermines Value Of Mothers Media Release 19 March 2018 Family First NZ is rubbishing TV3 AM Show host Mark Richardson’s comments that motherhood should not be considered a job, labelling the comments as disrespectful and potentially harmful, and ignoring the research.  “Mothers have […]

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Right To Silence Rules Hiding Abusers, Call For Review

By   /  March 16, 2018  /  24/7 News, Family First, NGOs, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Right To Silence Rules Hiding Abusers, Call For Review

MIL OSI – Source: Family First – Release/Statement Headline: Right To Silence Rules Hiding Abusers, Call For Review Media Release 16 March 2018 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 […]

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Police Right To Investigate Promotion & Enabling of Suicide

By   /  March 15, 2018  /  24/7 News, Family First, NGOs, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Police Right To Investigate Promotion & Enabling of Suicide

MIL OSI – Source: Family First – Release/Statement Headline: Police Right To Investigate Promotion & Enabling of Suicide Media Release 15 March 2018 Family First NZ says police are absolutely correct to be investigating, shutting down and prosecuting the promotion of suicide in New Zealand, and especially the operations of Philip Nitschke. “The intent of […]

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Fireworks Ban Uncalled For

By   /  February 22, 2018  /  24/7 News, Family First, NGOs, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Fireworks Ban Uncalled For

MIL OSI – Source: Family First – Release/Statement Headline: Fireworks Ban Uncalled For Media Release 22 February 2018 Family First NZ is rejecting a call from Auckland City Councillors to ban the sale and private use of fireworks, and says that a fireworks bbq party is one of the great family rituals for kiwi families. […]

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The Next Leader of the National Party – Where Do They Stand On Key Family Issues?

By   /  February 20, 2018  /  24/7 News, Family First, NGOs, Press Release  /  Comments Off on The Next Leader of the National Party – Where Do They Stand On Key Family Issues?

MIL OSI – Source: Family First – Release/Statement Headline: The Next Leader of the National Party – Where Do They Stand On Key Family Issues? 20 February 2018 With the sudden announcement of Bill English retiring from politics and leadership of the National Party, the battle is now on for a new leader (and ultimately the […]

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No Public Mandate To Change Abortion Law

By   /  February 16, 2018  /  24/7 News, Family First, NGOs, Press Release  /  Comments Off on No Public Mandate To Change Abortion Law

MIL OSI – Source: Family First – Release/Statement Headline: No Public Mandate To Change Abortion Law Media Release 16 February 2018 Family First NZ says that the Labour government has no mandate to weaken abortion laws and the public has no appetite for the abortion laws to be liberalized. “The Abortion Supervisory Committee complains that […]

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Almost 83 yrs – NZ’s (& Possible World’s) Longest Married Couple

By   /  February 14, 2018  /  24/7 News, Family First, NGOs, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Almost 83 yrs – NZ’s (& Possible World’s) Longest Married Couple

MIL OSI – Source: Family First – Release/Statement Headline: Almost 83 yrs – NZ’s (& Possible World’s) Longest Married Couple Media Release 14 February 2018 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 […]

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Submissions on Euthanasia Failing To Get Through

By   /  February 12, 2018  /  24/7 News, Family First, NGOs, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Submissions on Euthanasia Failing To Get Through

MIL OSI – Source: Family First – Release/Statement Headline: Submissions on Euthanasia Failing To Get Through Media Release 11 February 2018Family First Comment: Please contact us if you have been having issues trying to email your submission.admin@familyfirst.org.nz Family First NZ says that the email system of Parliament appears to be crashing under the weight of […]

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Legal Analysis of Smacking Law Raises Serious Concerns

By   /  February 12, 2018  /  24/7 News, Family First, NGOs, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Legal Analysis of Smacking Law Raises Serious Concerns

MIL OSI – Source: Family First – Release/Statement Headline: Legal Analysis of Smacking Law Raises Serious Concerns Media Release 12 February 2018Smacking law fails to balance long term effect on parent-child relationship: Chen Palmer A legal analysis of the 2007 anti-smacking law says that the law is confusing to parents, police and the legal profession; […]

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Green’s ‘Medicinal’ Marijuana Bill Up In Smoke

By   /  January 31, 2018  /  24/7 News, Family First, NGOs, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Green’s ‘Medicinal’ Marijuana Bill Up In Smoke

MIL OSI – Source: Family First – Release/Statement Headline: Green’s ‘Medicinal’ Marijuana Bill Up In Smoke Media Release 31 January 2018Family First NZ is welcoming the strong defeat of Chloe Swarbrick’s medicinal marijuana bill. “it makes no sense for two bills on the same issue to be considered at the same time. That is a […]

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Rejection of Green’s ‘Medicinal’ Marijuana Bill Welcomed

By   /  January 30, 2018  /  24/7 News, Family First, NGOs, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Rejection of Green’s ‘Medicinal’ Marijuana Bill Welcomed

MIL OSI – Source: Family First – Release/Statement Headline: Rejection of Green’s ‘Medicinal’ Marijuana Bill Welcomed Media Release 30 January 2018 Family First NZ is welcoming National’s rejection of the Green’s private members bill on medicinal marijuana, and is now calling on NZ First MPs to reject it also. “It makes no sense for two […]

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Green’s Grow-Your-Own-Dope-Medicine Bill Is Flawed

By   /  January 30, 2018  /  24/7 News, Family First, NGOs, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Green’s Grow-Your-Own-Dope-Medicine Bill Is Flawed

MIL OSI – Source: Family First – Release/Statement Headline: Green’s Grow-Your-Own-Dope-Medicine Bill Is Flawed Media Release 29 January 2018 Family First NZ says that politicians should reject the Green’s private members bill on medicinal marijuana, labelling it as flawed and dangerous, and says that any legislation on medicinal marijuana should be based on legitimate and […]

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Govt Needs Target For Reducing Child Abuse

By   /  January 24, 2018  /  24/7 News, Family First, NGOs, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Govt Needs Target For Reducing Child Abuse

MIL OSI – Source: Family First – Release/Statement Headline: Govt Needs Target For Reducing Child Abuse Media Release 24 January 2018Family First NZ is calling on the Government to maintain the Better Public Services target on physical child abuse, even though the previous government had struggled to meet the target. “The government’s priorities in this […]

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TVNZ Flooded With Formal Complaints On Naked Attraction

By   /  January 22, 2018  /  24/7 News, Family First, NGOs, Press Release  /  Comments Off on TVNZ Flooded With Formal Complaints On Naked Attraction

MIL OSI – Source: Family First – Release/Statement Headline: TVNZ Flooded With Formal Complaints On Naked Attraction Media Release 22 January 2018Family First NZ says that TVNZ has received over 500 formal complaints over a programme which is saturated with full front nudity and adult sexually-charged discussions throughout the programme. Advertisers have also requested that […]

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Family Dinners Matter, Making Time Is Harder – Poll

By   /  January 3, 2018  /  24/7 News, Family First, NGOs, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Family Dinners Matter, Making Time Is Harder – Poll

MIL OSI – Source: Family First – Release/Statement Headline: Family Dinners Matter, Making Time Is Harder – Poll Media Release 3 January 2018A 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 […]

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Ban Street Prostitution & Residential Brothels – Poll

By   /  December 29, 2017  /  24/7 News, Family First, NGOs, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Ban Street Prostitution & Residential Brothels – Poll

MIL OSI – Source: Family First – Release/Statement Headline: Ban Street Prostitution & Residential Brothels – Poll Media Release 29 December 2017 A nationwide poll has found strong support for banning both street prostitution and residential brothels. In a poll of 1,000 New Zealanders by Curia Market Research and commissioned by Family First NZ, 76% […]

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Give NZ a Christmas Gift – Make a Submission Against Euthanasia

By   /  December 21, 2017  /  24/7 News, Family First, NGOs, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Give NZ a Christmas Gift – Make a Submission Against Euthanasia

MIL OSI – Source: Family First – Release/Statement Headline: Give NZ a Christmas Gift – Make a Submission Against Euthanasia REJECT EUTHANASIA / ASSISTED SUICIDEYour submission matters. Your voice counts. Before you celebrate Christmas with family and enjoy some well-deserved summer holiday time, could you take 5-10 minutes to give New Zealand a simple gift […]

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