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Family First To Charities Board – See You Back In Court

By   /  August 21, 2017  /  24/7 News, Family First, NGOs, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Family First To Charities Board – See You Back In Court

MIL OSI – Source: Family First – Release/Statement Headline: Family First To Charities Board – See You Back In Court Media Release – 21 August 2017Family First NZ has instructed its lawyer to file an immediate Notice of Appeal in the Wellington High Court against the Charities Board’s formal decision to deregister Family First NZ. […]

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MPs Want Birth Certificates Based on Feelings, Not Biology

By   /  August 19, 2017  /  24/7 News, Family First, NGOs, Press Release  /  Comments Off on MPs Want Birth Certificates Based on Feelings, Not Biology

MIL OSI – Source: Family First – Release/Statement Headline: MPs Want Birth Certificates Based on Feelings, Not Biology Media Release 19 Aug 2017Family First NZ says that politicians have deemed birth certificates meaningless as a result of a decision by the Government Administration select committee to recommend that birth certificates be based on the choice […]

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Dope Use Warrants Both Criminal & Health Approach

By   /  August 18, 2017  /  24/7 News, Family First, NGOs, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Dope Use Warrants Both Criminal & Health Approach

MIL OSI – Source: Family First – Release/Statement Headline: Dope Use Warrants Both Criminal & Health Approach Media Release 17 August 2017 Family First NZ says that Ministry of Justice statistics debunk concerns expressed by Labour leader Jacinda Ardern, and claims by supporters of marijuana, that hundreds of people are being locked up for petty […]

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‘Value Your Vote’ Election Resource Launched

By   /  August 13, 2017  /  24/7 News, Family First, NGOs, Press Release  /  Comments Off on ‘Value Your Vote’ Election Resource Launched

MIL OSI – Source: Family First – Release/Statement Headline: ‘Value Your Vote’ Election Resource Launched Media Release 13 Aug 2017For the fourth successive election, Family First NZ has launched their Value Your Vote resource to inform voters leading up to the September election. “Value Your Vote records how existing MP’s have voted over the past […]

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Porn Harm Inquiry Deferred to Next Parliament

By   /  August 10, 2017  /  24/7 News, Family First, NGOs, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Porn Harm Inquiry Deferred to Next Parliament

MIL OSI – Source: Family First – Release/Statement Headline: Porn Harm Inquiry Deferred to Next Parliament Media Release 10 August 2017 A petition calling on an expert panel to investigate the public health effects and societal harms of pornography and which received 22,334 written signatures in just two months has been deferred to the next […]

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80% Opposition to Euthanasia An International Trend

By   /  August 3, 2017  /  24/7 News, Family First, NGOs, Press Release  /  Comments Off on 80% Opposition to Euthanasia An International Trend

MIL OSI – Source: Family First – Release/Statement Headline: 80% Opposition to Euthanasia An International Trend Media Release 3 August 2017 Family First NZ says that the overwhelming 80% opposition to assisted suicide communicated to the Inquiry by the Health Select Committee is part of the reason why most overseas jurisdictions have also rightly rejected […]

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Elephant Still In The Room 10 Years On From Nia Glassie

By   /  August 3, 2017  /  24/7 News, Family First, NGOs, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Elephant Still In The Room 10 Years On From Nia Glassie

MIL OSI – Source: Family First – Release/Statement Headline: Elephant Still In The Room 10 Years On From Nia Glassie Media Release 3 August 2017Family First NZ says that 10 years on from the horrific death of little Nia Glassie which shocked the nation (3 August 2007), there has been little change or improvement in […]

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Suicide Prevention Harmed by Euthanasia – Govt Report

By   /  August 2, 2017  /  24/7 News, Family First, NGOs, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Suicide Prevention Harmed by Euthanasia – Govt Report

MIL OSI – Source: Family First – Release/Statement Headline: Suicide Prevention Harmed by Euthanasia – Govt Report Media Release 2 Aug 2017A parliamentary inquiry into euthanasia has sounded a clear warning that changing the law on assisted suicide could be seen as normalising suicide, and an overwhelming 80% of submitters have rejected calls for euthanasia […]

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Sue Reid – The Lessons Charlie Came To Teach Us…

By   /  July 29, 2017  /  24/7 News, Family First, NGOs, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Sue Reid – The Lessons Charlie Came To Teach Us…

MIL OSI – Source: Family First – Release/Statement Headline: Sue Reid – The Lessons Charlie Came To Teach Us… SUE REID – Sue is a spokesperson for Family First NZ on parenting and family issues, and is also a Board Member. The short and limited life of Charlie Gard will remain in our hearts and […]

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Family Groups Meet To Tackle Crucial Family Issues

By   /  July 9, 2017  /  24/7 News, Family First, NGOs, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Family Groups Meet To Tackle Crucial Family Issues

MIL OSI – Source: Family First – Release/Statement Headline: Family Groups Meet To Tackle Crucial Family Issues Media Release 6 July 2017 Almost 300 delegates representing more than 75+ family-focused organisations and groups are gathering in Auckland tomorrow (Friday) for the tenth annual NZ Forum on the Family, hosted by Family First NZ. Speakers include: […]

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NZ First Paid Father Leave Policy Welcomed

By   /  July 8, 2017  /  24/7 News, Family First, NGOs, Press Release  /  Comments Off on NZ First Paid Father Leave Policy Welcomed

MIL OSI – Source: Family First – Release/Statement Headline: NZ First Paid Father Leave Policy Welcomed Media Release 8 July 2017Family First NZ is welcoming the announcement by NZ First of their policy for paid paternal leave of two weeks rising to four weeks – and says that there is strong public support for paid […]

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Website to Help Families Oppose Dope Launched

By   /  July 5, 2017  /  24/7 News, Family First, NGOs, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Website to Help Families Oppose Dope Launched

MIL OSI – Source: Family First – Release/Statement Headline: Website to Help Families Oppose Dope Launched Media Release 4 July 2017Family First NZ has launched a new website to inform families about the agenda to liberalise laws around marijuana and other drugs, and to help them speak up in the public debate. SayNopeToDope.org.nz has the latest […]

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TOP Policy To Raise Drinking Age Applauded

By   /  July 4, 2017  /  24/7 News, Family First, NGOs, Press Release  /  Comments Off on TOP Policy To Raise Drinking Age Applauded

MIL OSI – Source: Family First – Release/Statement Headline: TOP Policy To Raise Drinking Age Applauded Media Release 4 July 2017Family First NZ is applauding The Opportunities Party policy on raising the drinking age, which echoes previous calls by the NZ Medical Association to raise the drinking age. “Health boards, health professionals, police, family groups, […]

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Parents Smack Because It’s Effective & Not Abuse

By   /  July 4, 2017  /  24/7 News, Family First, NGOs, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Parents Smack Because It’s Effective & Not Abuse

MIL OSI – Source: Family First – Release/Statement Headline: Parents Smack Because It’s Effective & Not Abuse Media Release 4 July 2017Family First NZ says it is no surprise that the University of Auckland’s Growing up in New Zealand study has found that mothers – and parents in general – are still using smacking, and […]

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The claims about the harms of smacking need correction

By   /  June 29, 2017  /  24/7 News, Family First, NGOs, Press Release  /  Comments Off on The claims about the harms of smacking need correction

MIL OSI – Source: Family First – Release/Statement Headline: The claims about the harms of smacking need correction Bob McCoskrie – National Director, Family First NZKyle MacDonald “Here’s what’s really wrong with smacking kids” argues that there isn’t a single study that shows smacking improves childhood outcomes. MacDonald’s claim needs some reasonable correction. In many […]

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Minister of Education Needs to Do Homework On Screentime

By   /  June 29, 2017  /  24/7 News, Family First, NGOs, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Minister of Education Needs to Do Homework On Screentime

MIL OSI – Source: Family First – Release/Statement Headline: Minister of Education Needs to Do Homework On Screentime Media Release 28 June 2017 Family First NZ says that parents should be concerned about the amount of screentime that their children are going to be exposed to under the new Digital Technologies-Hangarau Matihiki curriculum, and is critical of […]

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Call for Guidelines on Euthanasia Media Reporting

By   /  June 27, 2017  /  24/7 News, Family First, NGOs, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Call for Guidelines on Euthanasia Media Reporting

MIL OSI – Source: Family First – Release/Statement Headline: Call for Guidelines on Euthanasia Media Reporting Media Release 27 June 2017 Family First New Zealand has made a submission to the Strategy to prevent suicide in New Zealand calling on strict guidelines around the media reporting of assisted suicide & euthanasia. In their submission, Family […]

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Dropping Abortion Rate Great News, Law Is Working

By   /  June 19, 2017  /  24/7 News, Family First, NGOs, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Dropping Abortion Rate Great News, Law Is Working

MIL OSI – Source: Family First – Release/Statement Headline: Dropping Abortion Rate Great News, Law Is Working Media Release 19 June 2017Family First NZ is welcoming the drop in the number of abortions – the lowest rate in over 25 years – but is sounding a warning that these positive trends will be reversed if […]

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NZ First Correct To Revisit Smacking Law

By   /  June 19, 2017  /  24/7 News, Family First, NGOs, Press Release  /  Comments Off on NZ First Correct To Revisit Smacking Law

MIL OSI – Source: Family First – Release/Statement Headline: NZ First Correct To Revisit Smacking Law Media Release 19 June 2017 Family First NZ is welcoming continued comments by NZ First that they will revisit the highly controversial and hugely unpopular anti-smacking law, but will be clarifying with the party as to whether they will […]

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Council Told To Give Aucklanders Easter Sunday Off

By   /  June 11, 2017  /  24/7 News, Family First, NGOs, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Council Told To Give Aucklanders Easter Sunday Off

MIL OSI – Source: Family First – Release/Statement Headline: Council Told To Give Aucklanders Easter Sunday Off Media Release 11 June 2017 Family First NZ is telling Auckland Council to give Aucklanders the day off on Easter Sunday, that it will benefit families, and that tourists will cope. “We reject any liberalisation of Easter trading […]

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