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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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Call For Independent Watchdog For Ministry For Vulnerable Children

Published By   /  March 27, 2017  /  24/7 News, Family First, Media Releases, NGOs, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Call For Independent Watchdog For Ministry For Vulnerable Children

MIL OSI – Source: Family First – Release/Statement Headline: Call For Independent Watchdog For Ministry For Vulnerable Children Media Release 27 March 2017Family First NZ has appeared before the Select Committee today considering the bill to establish the new Ministry for Vulnerable Children to replace Child, Youth and Family, and has called for a fully […]

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NZ First Repeal Of Anti-Smacking Law Welcomed

Published By   /  March 26, 2017  /  24/7 News, Family First, Media Releases, NGOs, Press Release  /  Comments Off on NZ First Repeal Of Anti-Smacking Law Welcomed

MIL OSI – Source: Family First – Release/Statement Headline: NZ First Repeal Of Anti-Smacking Law Welcomed Media Release 26 March 2017Family First NZ is welcoming NZ First’s pledge to repeal the anti-smacking law, and will be clarifying with the party as to whether it is a non-negotiable bottom line for any coalition agreement after the […]

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Already 10,000 Signatures Calling For Inquiry On Porn

Published By   /  March 23, 2017  /  24/7 News, Family First, Media Releases, NGOs, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Already 10,000 Signatures Calling For Inquiry On Porn

MIL OSI – Source: Family First – Release/Statement Headline: Already 10,000 Signatures Calling For Inquiry On Porn Media Release 23 March 2017The petition calling on politicians to investigate the public health effects and societal harms of pornography has reached almost 10,000 signatures, with still another week for petitions to be signed. The petition states: “That […]

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Euthanasia ‘Elephant In The Room’ – Healthcare Costs

Published By   /  March 21, 2017  /  24/7 News, Family First, Media Releases, NGOs, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Euthanasia ‘Elephant In The Room’ – Healthcare Costs

MIL OSI – Source: Family First – Release/Statement Headline: Euthanasia ‘Elephant In The Room’ – Healthcare Costs Media Release 21 March 2017Family First NZ says that the example of a cancer patient being turned away because of her potential healthcare costs is a disturbing development which will only be exacerbated by allowing euthanasia in to […]

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Help Us Keep The Easter Culture #givefamiliesabreak

Published By   /  March 20, 2017  /  24/7 News, Family First, Media Releases, NGOs, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Help Us Keep The Easter Culture #givefamiliesabreak

MIL OSI – Source: Family First – Release/Statement Headline: Help Us Keep The Easter Culture #givefamiliesabreak We’ve just launched our KEEP THE EASTER CULTURE campaign. There are many towns and many businesses throughout New Zealand who will still be closing for Easter Sunday (16 April) and giving families a break. We want to help them […]

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Women Having Abortions Risk Mental Health – Poll

Published By   /  March 15, 2017  /  24/7 News, Family First, Media Releases, NGOs, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Women Having Abortions Risk Mental Health – Poll

MIL OSI – Source: Family First – Release/Statement Headline: Women Having Abortions Risk Mental Health – Poll Media Release 15 March 2017A poll has found that half of NZ’ers in the 18-40 age bracket believe that women risk harming their mental health as a result of having an abortion. The independent poll commissioned by Family […]

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Students Can Recognise Porn Harm, But Govt Won’t

Published By   /  March 9, 2017  /  24/7 News, Family First, Media Releases, NGOs, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Students Can Recognise Porn Harm, But Govt Won’t

MIL OSI – Source: Family First – Release/Statement Headline: Students Can Recognise Porn Harm, But Govt Won’t Media Release 9 March 2017Family First NZ says that admissions made by students at an Auckland school regarding the prevalence and harms of the increasing consumption of online pornography highlight the urgent need for an expert inquiry to […]

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Wellington College Incident Is Evidence Of Pressing Need For Action On Porn Harm

Published By   /  March 8, 2017  /  24/7 News, Family First, Media Releases, NGOs, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Wellington College Incident Is Evidence Of Pressing Need For Action On Porn Harm

MIL OSI – Source: Family First – Release/Statement Headline: Wellington College Incident Is Evidence Of Pressing Need For Action On Porn Harm Media Release 8 March 2017 Family First NZ says that the example of Wellington College students posting offensive comments on social media relating to rape and consent are the tip of the iceberg, […]

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Easter Trading Laws A ‘Shambolic Mess’

Published By   /  March 7, 2017  /  24/7 News, Family First, Media Releases, NGOs, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Easter Trading Laws A ‘Shambolic Mess’

MIL OSI – Source: Family First – Release/Statement Headline: Easter Trading Laws A ‘Shambolic Mess’ Media Release 7 March 2017 Family First NZ says that amendments to Easter trading laws thrust upon local councils has resulted in rushed decisions, often against the majority views of submissions, and inconsistencies across the country. “Wellington has failed to […]

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National Govt Wanting To Ignore Research on Porn Harm

Published By   /  March 5, 2017  /  24/7 News, Family First, Media Releases, NGOs, Press Release  /  Comments Off on National Govt Wanting To Ignore Research on Porn Harm

MIL OSI – Source: Family First – Release/Statement Headline: National Govt Wanting To Ignore Research on Porn Harm Media Release 5 March 2017Family First NZ says that the National-led Government is unwilling to confront the growing evidence about the public health and societal harms of pornography, despite growing concerns from social scientists, psychologists, counsellors, and […]

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CYF Failure Proves Need For Independent Watchdog

Published By   /  February 27, 2017  /  24/7 News, Family First, Media Releases, NGOs, Press Release  /  Comments Off on CYF Failure Proves Need For Independent Watchdog

MIL OSI – Source: Family First – Release/Statement Headline: CYF Failure Proves Need For Independent Watchdog Media Release 27 February 2017 Family First NZ says that CYF’s own admission that it had failed multiple times in a tragic case of a child abuse death is just one of many examples that proves that the state […]

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AskMeFirst Campaign Wants Privacy in Toilets

Published By   /  February 20, 2017  /  24/7 News, Family First, Media Releases, NGOs, Press Release  /  Comments Off on AskMeFirst Campaign Wants Privacy in Toilets

MIL OSI – Source: Family First – Release/Statement Headline: AskMeFirst Campaign Wants Privacy in Toilets Media Release 21 February 2017Family First NZ has launched a campaign called AskMeFirst in response to the growing trend in both NZ schools and public places to allow men to enter women’s spaces — female toilets, showers, changing rooms, camp […]

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Submissions On Controversial Laws Deserve Privacy

Published By   /  February 17, 2017  /  24/7 News, Family First, Media Releases, NGOs, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Submissions On Controversial Laws Deserve Privacy

MIL OSI – Source: Family First – Release/Statement Headline: Submissions On Controversial Laws Deserve Privacy Media Release 16 February 2017 Family First NZ is supporting a call made at Parliament today for more privacy being granted to submitters to select committees on controversial social legislation.   “Submitters are arguing that the manner of publishing submissions on […]

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Polygamous Marriage: Is Govt Bending The Rules?

Published By   /  February 17, 2017  /  24/7 News, Family First, Media Releases, NGOs, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Polygamous Marriage: Is Govt Bending The Rules?

MIL OSI – Source: Family First – Release/Statement Headline: Polygamous Marriage: Is Govt Bending The Rules? Media Release 17 February 2017Family First NZ is concerned that the government may be turning a ‘blind eye’ to polygamous marriages in New Zealand when assessing entitlements to welfare support. The issue has come to light with a recent […]

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Update on Boycott of Businesses Who Advertised During #50ShadesofAbuse on TV3

Published By   /  February 16, 2017  /  24/7 News, Family First, Media Releases, NGOs, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Update on Boycott of Businesses Who Advertised During #50ShadesofAbuse on TV3

MIL OSI – Source: Family First – Release/Statement Headline: Update on Boycott of Businesses Who Advertised During #50ShadesofAbuse on TV3 Firstly, thank you to the hundreds of you for taking up our request and communicating your concerns about TV3 broadcasting the R18 movie Fifty Shades of Grey during the school holidays recently. We just wanted […]

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Research Supports Call For Paid Father Leave

Published By   /  February 16, 2017  /  24/7 News, Family First, Media Releases, NGOs, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Research Supports Call For Paid Father Leave

MIL OSI – Source: Family First – Release/Statement Headline: Research Supports Call For Paid Father Leave Media Release 16 February 2017 Family First NZ says that the latest research on ‘baby blues’ and its effect on men as well as women endorses their call for paid parental leave for fathers of two weeks rising to […]

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Health Concerns Around BYOD Being Ignored

Published By   /  February 15, 2017  /  24/7 News, Family First, Media Releases, NGOs, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Health Concerns Around BYOD Being Ignored

MIL OSI – Source: Family First – Release/Statement Headline: Health Concerns Around BYOD Being Ignored Media Release 15 February 2017Family First NZ says that increasing pressure on students to provide their own computers at school (BYOD – Bring Your Own Device) is placing families under financial pressure, but also of greater concern is the ignoring […]

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‘Petty’ Marijuana Users Not Filling Our Prisons

Published By   /  February 14, 2017  /  24/7 News, Family First, Media Releases, NGOs, Press Release  /  Comments Off on ‘Petty’ Marijuana Users Not Filling Our Prisons

MIL OSI – Source: Family First – Release/Statement Headline: ‘Petty’ Marijuana Users Not Filling Our Prisons Media Release 14 February 2017Family First NZ says that Ministry of Justice statistics debunk claims by supporters of weakening laws around marijuana that hundreds of people are being locked up for petty drug offences each year, and that the […]

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