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TOP’s Dope Policy – Charities As Drug Dealers

Published By   /  May 19, 2017  /  24/7 News, Family First, Media Releases, NGOs, Press Release  /  Comments Off on TOP’s Dope Policy – Charities As Drug Dealers

MIL OSI – Source: Family First – Release/Statement Headline: TOP’s Dope Policy – Charities As Drug Dealers Media Release 19 May 2017 Family First NZ is labelling The Opportunity Party’s policy on marijuana as flawed and harmful, especially the suggestion that non-profit charitable trusts can apply to control retail sales of cannabis. “You won’t find […]

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Family First To File Appeal Of Charities Board Decision

Published By   /  May 19, 2017  /  24/7 News, Family First, Media Releases, NGOs, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Family First To File Appeal Of Charities Board Decision

MIL OSI – Source: Family First – Release/Statement Headline: Family First To File Appeal Of Charities Board Decision Media Release 18 May 2017 Family First NZ has instructed its lawyer to file an immediate Notice of Appeal against the Charities Board after receiving notification of the Board’s intention to deregister Family First NZ.   Family First […]

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Greenpeace & Family First Warn of ‘Chilling Effect’

Published By   /  May 17, 2017  /  24/7 News, Family First, Media Releases, NGOs, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Greenpeace & Family First Warn of ‘Chilling Effect’

MIL OSI – Source: Family First – Release/Statement Headline: Greenpeace & Family First Warn of ‘Chilling Effect’ Media Release 17 May 2017Family First NZ says that comments made by Greenpeace’s Russell Norman on the deregistration of Family First are correct and when charities from opposite sides of the social divide are sounding the warning, NZ’ers […]

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BREAKING: Charities Board Still Plans To Censor Family First

Published By   /  May 16, 2017  /  24/7 News, Family First, Media Releases, NGOs, Press Release  /  Comments Off on BREAKING: Charities Board Still Plans To Censor Family First

MIL OSI – Source: Family First – Release/Statement Headline: BREAKING: Charities Board Still Plans To Censor Family First Media Release 16 May 2017Family First NZ has been told by media that the government’s Charities Board still wants to deregister us despite the board being rebuked in an earlier decision in the Wellington High Court in […]

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Drop in Teen Pregnancies Reason to Celebrate

Published By   /  May 16, 2017  /  24/7 News, Family First, Media Releases, NGOs, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Drop in Teen Pregnancies Reason to Celebrate

MIL OSI – Source: Family First – Release/Statement Headline: Drop in Teen Pregnancies Reason to Celebrate Media Release 16 May 2017 Family First NZ is welcoming the latest statistics showing that the teenage fertility rate has halved since 2008. In 2016, the rate was 16 births per 1,000 women aged 15–19 years – half the […]

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Promotion & Enabling of Suicide Always A Crime

Published By   /  May 12, 2017  /  24/7 News, Family First, Media Releases, NGOs, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Promotion & Enabling of Suicide Always A Crime

MIL OSI – Source: Family First – Release/Statement Headline: Promotion & Enabling of Suicide Always A Crime Media Release 12 May 2017 Family First NZ says that it is disturbing that a group is campaigning for a woman charged with importing a drug linked to euthanasia and charged with assisting suicide.  “The police are absolutely […]

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Fatherhood Is Not A Right For Prisoners

Published By   /  May 4, 2017  /  24/7 News, Family First, Media Releases, NGOs, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Fatherhood Is Not A Right For Prisoners

MIL OSI – Source: Family First – Release/Statement Headline: Fatherhood Is Not A Right For Prisoners Media Release 4 May 2017 Family First NZ is rejecting a petition calling for prisoners to be able to donate sperm in order to be a father.  ‘’If prisoners want to repay their debt to society by donating blood […]

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Significant Support For Porn Safeguards – Poll

Published By   /  April 30, 2017  /  24/7 News, Family First, Media Releases, NGOs, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Significant Support For Porn Safeguards – Poll

MIL OSI – Source: Family First – Release/Statement Headline: Significant Support For Porn Safeguards – Poll Media Release 30 April 2017A nationwide poll has found high levels of concern around the effects of online pornography and its link to sexual violence, and the easy access that young people have to offensive material, and significant support […]

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Medicinal Marijuana Laws Leads To Dope Abuse – US Study

Published By   /  April 28, 2017  /  24/7 News, Family First, Media Releases, NGOs, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Medicinal Marijuana Laws Leads To Dope Abuse – US Study

MIL OSI – Source: Family First – Release/Statement Headline: Medicinal Marijuana Laws Leads To Dope Abuse – US Study Media Release 27 April 2017Family First NZ says that a new study on medicinal marijuana in the US should sound a clear warning to our government to continue to take a cautious approach based on extensive […]

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Police Homicide Report Fails To Identify Risk To Children

Published By   /  April 26, 2017  /  24/7 News, Family First, Media Releases, NGOs, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Police Homicide Report Fails To Identify Risk To Children

MIL OSI – Source: Family First – Release/Statement Headline: Police Homicide Report Fails To Identify Risk To Children Media Release 26 April 2017 Family First NZ says that a Police report suggesting that almost one in ten homicide victims are killed by their parent or a parent’s live-in partner fails to sufficiently analyse the data […]

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Reality Show Cheapens Significance of Marriage

Published By   /  April 26, 2017  /  24/7 News, Family First, Media Releases, NGOs, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Reality Show Cheapens Significance of Marriage

MIL OSI – Source: Family First – Release/Statement Headline: Reality Show Cheapens Significance of Marriage Media Release 24 April 2017 In response to the announcement that TV3 are producing a NZ version of “Married At First Sight”, Bob McCoskrie, National Director of Family First NZ has made the following statement: “Marriage is not a ‘social […]

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Screentime Health Concerns Being Ignored

Published By   /  April 20, 2017  /  24/7 News, Family First, Media Releases, NGOs, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Screentime Health Concerns Being Ignored

MIL OSI – Source: Family First – Release/Statement Headline: Screentime Health Concerns Being Ignored Media Release 20 April 2017 Family First NZ says that a survey which found that Kiwi 15-year-olds average 163 minutes online outside school each weekday, up from 98 minutes in 2012, highlights not only an issue with excessive screentime, but also […]

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AUT Students Object To ‘Irresponsible’ & Unsafe Toilet Policy

Published By   /  April 19, 2017  /  24/7 News, Family First, Media Releases, NGOs, Press Release  /  Comments Off on AUT Students Object To ‘Irresponsible’ & Unsafe Toilet Policy

MIL OSI – Source: Family First – Release/Statement Headline: AUT Students Object To ‘Irresponsible’ & Unsafe Toilet Policy Media Release 19 April 2017 The AskMeFirst campaign which was launched in February has released its second YouTube video highlighting the decision of Auckland University of Technology (AUT) to reassign over 165 toilets to be All-Gender toilets […]

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‘Weak & Dangerous’ Sentence For Child Abuse

Published By   /  April 11, 2017  /  24/7 News, Family First, Media Releases, NGOs, Press Release  /  Comments Off on ‘Weak & Dangerous’ Sentence For Child Abuse

MIL OSI – Source: Family First – Release/Statement Headline: ‘Weak & Dangerous’ Sentence For Child Abuse Media Release 11 April 2017Family First NZ will be writing to the Solicitor General to ask them to appeal the weak and dangerous sentence handed to Tamehana Huata for the manslaughter of two-year-old Matiu Wereta. “Most New Zealanders will […]

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22,334-Signature Petition For Porn Harm Inquiry Presented

Published By   /  April 11, 2017  /  24/7 News, Family First, Media Releases, NGOs, Press Release  /  Comments Off on 22,334-Signature Petition For Porn Harm Inquiry Presented

MIL OSI – Source: Family First – Release/Statement Headline: 22,334-Signature Petition For Porn Harm Inquiry Presented Media Release 11 April 2017A petition calling on an expert panel to investigate the public health effects and societal harms of pornography will be presented to Parliament tomorrow (Wednesday). The petition has received 22,334 signatures in just two months […]

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Government Botches Easter Trading Laws For Families

Published By   /  April 10, 2017  /  24/7 News, Family First, Media Releases, NGOs, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Government Botches Easter Trading Laws For Families

MIL OSI – Source: Family First – Release/Statement Headline: Government Botches Easter Trading Laws For Families Media Release 10 April 2017 Family First NZ says the liberalisation of the Easter trading law by the Government has completely failed to solve the problem it was supposed to solve, and has resulted in rushed decisions, often against […]

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Dictatorial Approach to Family Holidays Will Be Fought

Published By   /  April 7, 2017  /  24/7 News, Family First, Media Releases, NGOs, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Dictatorial Approach to Family Holidays Will Be Fought

MIL OSI – Source: Family First – Release/Statement Headline: Dictatorial Approach to Family Holidays Will Be Fought Media Release 7 April 2017Family First is rubbishing suggestions that families pulling their children out of school for family holidays is a form of truancy and will challenge any moves by Education officials in NZ to follow the […]

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MP’s Should Apologise to Christchurch Families Affected By Street Prostitution

Published By   /  April 6, 2017  /  24/7 News, Family First, Media Releases, NGOs, Press Release  /  Comments Off on MP’s Should Apologise to Christchurch Families Affected By Street Prostitution

MIL OSI – Source: Family First – Release/Statement Headline: MP’s Should Apologise to Christchurch Families Affected By Street Prostitution Media Release 6 April 2017Family First NZ is concerned that some Christchurch families are not only dealing with the problems of earthquakes and rebuilds but are now dealing with street prostitution which has shifted from the […]

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Oranga Tamariki Can’t Fix The Real Issue

Published By   /  March 31, 2017  /  24/7 News, Family First, Media Releases, NGOs, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Oranga Tamariki Can’t Fix The Real Issue

MIL OSI – Source: Family First – Release/Statement Headline: Oranga Tamariki Can’t Fix The Real Issue Media Release 31 March 2017Family First NZ says that the renaming and restructuring of Child, Youth and Family to a new Ministry for Vulnerable Children is simply an exercise in ‘rearranging the deckchairs on the Titanic’, and that there […]

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15,000 Signatures & Counting For Inquiry On Porn

Published By   /  March 30, 2017  /  24/7 News, Family First, Media Releases, NGOs, Press Release  /  Comments Off on 15,000 Signatures & Counting For Inquiry On Porn

MIL OSI – Source: Family First – Release/Statement Headline: 15,000 Signatures & Counting For Inquiry On Porn Media Release 30 March 2017The petition calling on politicians to investigate the public health effects and societal harms of pornography has reached 15,000 signatures in just over six weeks with the cut-off date next week. The petition is […]

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