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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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Workers Memorial Day – too many Kiwis are being killed at work

Published By   /  April 28, 2017  /  24/7 News, CTU, Health & Safety, Media Releases, Unions  /  Comments Off on Workers Memorial Day – too many Kiwis are being killed at work

MIL OSI – Source: Council Of Trade Unions – Press Release/Statement Headline: Workers Memorial Day – too many Kiwis are being killed at work In the last two weeks seven New Zealanders went to work and never came home. They were killed at work. This Workers Memorial Day, April 28th, we remember them and other […]

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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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Equal Pay Exposure Draft Needs Fixing

Published By   /  April 24, 2017  /  24/7 News, CTU, equal pay, Media Releases, Unions  /  Comments Off on Equal Pay Exposure Draft Needs Fixing

MIL OSI – Source: Council Of Trade Unions – Press Release/Statement Headline: Equal Pay Exposure Draft Needs Fixing “We need Equal Pay legislation that is consistent with the recent Court of Appeal Judgement on the Terranova Case and the agreed Joint Working Group recommended principles. This Exposure Bill falls short in crucial areas,” said CTU […]

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Prices of necessities rising

Published By   /  April 24, 2017  /  24/7 News, CTU, Media Releases, Unions, wages  /  Comments Off on Prices of necessities rising

MIL OSI – Source: Council Of Trade Unions – Press Release/Statement Headline: Prices of necessities rising “Not only is the 1 percent overall rise in prices this quarter larger than expected, but it is concentrated mainly in necessities that hit the budgets of low and middle income households hardest,” says CTU Economist Bill Rosenberg, responding […]

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Lift wages, enforce rights for migrant workers

Published By   /  April 24, 2017  /  24/7 News, CTU, Media Releases, Migration, Unions  /  Comments Off on Lift wages, enforce rights for migrant workers

MIL OSI – Source: Council Of Trade Unions – Press Release/Statement Headline: Lift wages, enforce rights for migrant workers Lifting wages and improving the quality of work for workers in industries with large number of temporary migrant workers need as much attention as modifications announced today, the CTU says. The government today announced changes to […]

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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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Historic day as caregivers offered equal pay settlement

Published By   /  April 18, 2017  /  24/7 News, CTU, equal pay, Media Releases, Unions  /  Comments Off on Historic day as caregivers offered equal pay settlement

MIL OSI – Source: Council Of Trade Unions – Press Release/Statement Headline: Historic day as caregivers offered equal pay settlement Unions representing care and support workers are pleased to be jointly announcing with government a proposed equal pay settlement to 55,000 workers across the aged residential, disability and home support sectors. The proposed settlement is […]

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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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OECD calls for better redundancy support – who is listening?

Published By   /  April 7, 2017  /  24/7 News, CTU, Employment Law, Media Releases, Uncategorized, Unions  /  Comments Off on OECD calls for better redundancy support – who is listening?

MIL OSI – Source: Council Of Trade Unions – Press Release/Statement Headline: OECD calls for better redundancy support – who is listening? A just-released OECD report on New Zealand calling for a more active role for the government in supporting redundant workers prompts a welcome debate, the CTU said today. “Working people have borne the […]

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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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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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