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New Resource Clarifies Current & Proposed Abortion Law

By   /  June 20, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Children and Wellbeing, DJF, Featured, FifthEstate1, KB, Media Releases, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, MIL OSI - New Zealand, New Zealand, New Zealand Associations and Organisaitons  /  Comments Off on New Resource Clarifies Current & Proposed Abortion Law

Source: Family First Media Release 18 June 2019Family First has released a new resource to help New Zealanders understand the current abortion law and also the proposals for liberalisation suggested by the Law Commission and promoted by the Labour government. “We’ve seen widespread confusion and, in some cases, complete misrepresentations of the current law in […]

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Time For Govt To Establish Watchdog For Oranga Tamariki

By   /  June 17, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Children and Wellbeing, DJF, Featured, FifthEstate1, KB, Media Releases, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, MIL OSI - New Zealand, New Zealand, New Zealand Associations and Organisaitons  /  Comments Off on Time For Govt To Establish Watchdog For Oranga Tamariki

Source: Family First Media Release 17 June 2019Family First NZ is repeating its call for a fully independent watchdog for Oranga Tamariki. Family First has been calling for such a watchdog since 2011, including 2018, 2017, 2015, 2013, 2012, 2011, and earlier. “We must have a mechanism that ensures two things – that families who […]

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NEW Resource: Abortion Law in New Zealand Q&A

By   /  June 14, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Children and Wellbeing, DJF, Featured, FifthEstate1, KB, Media Releases, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, MIL OSI - New Zealand, New Zealand, New Zealand Associations and Organisaitons  /  Comments Off on NEW Resource: Abortion Law in New Zealand Q&A

Source: Family First CURRENT ABORTION LAW  What is the current abortion law in New Zealand? Under the Crimes Act 1961, it is a crime to perform an abortion unlawfully, or to supply the means of providing an abortion (such as drugs or instruments) unlawfully (ss. 183 and 186). Women are explicitly exempt from liability, meaning […]

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Polls Agree – Kiwis Say Nope To Dope

By   /  June 10, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Children and Wellbeing, DJF, Featured, FifthEstate1, KB, Media Releases, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, MIL OSI - New Zealand, New Zealand, New Zealand Associations and Organisaitons  /  Comments Off on Polls Agree – Kiwis Say Nope To Dope

Source: Family First Media Release 10 June 2019Family First NZ says that while the polling on preferred political parties is at odds, the polls on legalising cannabis released today are consistently showing a decreasing appetite for legalisation of recreational dope use. A Newshub-Reid Research Poll shows that 48% oppose legalisation, while 41.7% support it. The […]

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More Kiwis Now Saying Nope To Dope – Poll

By   /  June 10, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Children and Wellbeing, DJF, Featured, FifthEstate1, KB, Media Releases, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, MIL OSI - New Zealand, New Zealand, New Zealand Associations and Organisaitons  /  Comments Off on More Kiwis Now Saying Nope To Dope – Poll

Source: Family First Media Release 10 June 2019Family First NZ is welcoming the latest poll on legalising cannabis which shows a decreasing appetite for legalisation of recreational dope use. The 1 NEWS Colmar Brunton Poll showed 52% of New Zealanders intend to vote against legalisation and only 39% would vote yes. In their October poll […]

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Due Diligence on Cannabis Harm, Not ‘Fear’ – A response to Alison Mau

By   /  May 24, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Children and Wellbeing, Featured, FifthEstate1, KB, Media Releases, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Associations and Organisaitons  /  Comments Off on Due Diligence on Cannabis Harm, Not ‘Fear’ – A response to Alison Mau

Source: Family First Bob McCoskrie asks why an ‘investigative’ journalist is so desperate to shut down a petition calling on an inquiry into the possible harms of cannabis. Mau doesn’t want you to go anywhere near it. What is she scared of? Below is our response. We would encourage you to take a few minutes to read […]

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Late Term Abortions Will Increase With Abortion Reform

By   /  May 24, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Children and Wellbeing, Featured, FifthEstate1, KB, Media Releases, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Associations and Organisaitons  /  Comments Off on Late Term Abortions Will Increase With Abortion Reform

Source: Family First Media Release 23 May 2019 Family First NZ says that Family Planning are misleading the public in relation to proposed abortion law reform, and that any decriminalisation of abortion will lead to more late term abortions. Currently the Crimes Act allows for an abortion after 20 weeks gestation only if it is necessary […]

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Petition Calls For Inquiry Into Cannabis & Violence

By   /  May 13, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Children and Wellbeing, Featured, FifthEstate1, KB, Media Releases, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Associations and Organisaitons  /  Comments Off on Petition Calls For Inquiry Into Cannabis & Violence

Source: Family First Media Release 13 May 2019 A petition has been launched which is calling for an urgent Inquiry into the possible link between cannabis and violence. As calls for the legalisation of cannabis grow ever louder, and with the upcoming referendum on legalisation in 2020, the petition asks the government to first investigate the […]

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Campaign For Nope To Dope Vote Already Making Impact VOTENO.NZ

By   /  May 7, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Children and Wellbeing, Featured, FifthEstate1, KB, Media Releases, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Associations and Organisaitons  /  Comments Off on Campaign For Nope To Dope Vote Already Making Impact VOTENO.NZ

Source: Family First Media Release 7 May 2019Family First NZ says that the debate around legalising marijuana is already underway and New Zealanders are quickly realising that while there is an appetite for safe and effective forms of cannabis medicine, there is a decreasing appetite for a soft approach to recreational use. In the most […]

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Canada Already Showing Troubling Signs From Legalising Dope

By   /  May 5, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Children and Wellbeing, Featured, FifthEstate1, KB, Media Releases, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Associations and Organisaitons  /  Comments Off on Canada Already Showing Troubling Signs From Legalising Dope

Source: Family First Media Release 4 May 2019A Canadian government study is showing disturbing trends already as a result of legalising marijuana, including increases in youth and overall use, and concerning trends in marijuana-impaired driving and workplace use. The Canadian federal study released yesterday found a 27% increase in marijuana use among people aged 15 […]

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Support for Doctors Opting Out Of Abortion Referrals – Poll

By   /  May 5, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Children and Wellbeing, Featured, FifthEstate1, KB, Media Releases, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Associations and Organisaitons  /  Comments Off on Support for Doctors Opting Out Of Abortion Referrals – Poll

Source: Family First Media Release 5 May 2019 A poll has found that a strong majority (78%) believe that medical professionals with ethical objections should be lawfully allowed to opt out of performing or arranging abortions. In the independent poll by Curia Market Research of 1,000 New Zealanders, respondents were asked “Do you think medical […]

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Government Should Not Sideline Fathers

By   /  May 4, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Children and Wellbeing, Featured, FifthEstate1, KB, Media Releases, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Associations and Organisaitons  /  Comments Off on Government Should Not Sideline Fathers

Source: Family First Media Release 3 May 2019Family First NZ says that women should have to name the father of their child, and the government is wrong to turn a blind eye to mothers who withhold this information from the state. “Not only does the state have a right to pursue the father for his […]

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Social Problems Will Worsen As Marriage Rates Decline

By   /  May 4, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Children and Wellbeing, Featured, FifthEstate1, KB, Media Releases, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Associations and Organisaitons  /  Comments Off on Social Problems Will Worsen As Marriage Rates Decline

Source: Family First Media Release 3 May 2019Family First NZ is warning that the declining marriage rate is a disturbing link to social problems in our society including rates of child abuse, domestic violence, teen crime and child poverty. “According to statistics just released, the general marriage rate in 2018 is 10.8 couples marrying per […]

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Support for Heartbeat Determining Rights Of Unborn – Poll

By   /  May 2, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Children and Wellbeing, Featured, FifthEstate1, KB, Media Releases, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Associations and Organisaitons  /  Comments Off on Support for Heartbeat Determining Rights Of Unborn – Poll

Source: Family First Media Release 3 May 2019A poll has found strong support for the unborn child having human rights and being legally protected once a heartbeat is detected (which can be between 6–12 weeks), and only a small minority thinking that life doesn’t begin until the child is born. In the independent poll by Curia Market […]

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ASA Rejects Complaint Against Second Cannabis Billboard

By   /  April 30, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Children and Wellbeing, Featured, FifthEstate1, KB, Media Releases, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Associations and Organisaitons  /  Comments Off on ASA Rejects Complaint Against Second Cannabis Billboard

Source: Family First Media Release 30 April 2019Family First NZ is welcoming yet another decision by the Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) not to uphold a complaint against our SayNopetoDope campaign billboards. The latest billboard says ‘you can’t legalise marijuana and promote mental health’, and is currently displayed at Tip Top corner on the Southern Motorway […]

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Shock Cannabis Poll: Yes To Medicinal, No To Legalising

By   /  April 23, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Children and Wellbeing, Featured, FifthEstate1, KB, Media Releases, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Associations and Organisaitons  /  Comments Off on Shock Cannabis Poll: Yes To Medicinal, No To Legalising

Source: Family First Media Release 23 April 2019In a shock poll result, less than 20% (one in five) New Zealanders support legalisation of marijuana, but there is strong support for lifting restrictions for medical use (65%), according to an independent poll of 1,000 people by Curia Market Research. 7% support the law as it stands. […]

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Euthanasia Bill Should Die A Natural Death

By   /  April 9, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Children and Wellbeing, Featured, FifthEstate1, KB, Media Releases, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Associations and Organisaitons  /  Comments Off on Euthanasia Bill Should Die A Natural Death

Source: Family First Media Release 9 April 2019 Family First NZ says that the Select Committee considering David Seymour’s assisted suicide bill have been unable to agree that the bill be passed, and warn that the bill is ‘not workable in its present state’. “No real, substantive changes have been made to the bill – it’s […]

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40,000+ Sign Petition Calling For End of School-Based Gender Indoctrination

By   /  April 2, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Children and Wellbeing, Featured, FifthEstate1, KB, Media Releases, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Associations and Organisaitons  /  Comments Off on 40,000+ Sign Petition Calling For End of School-Based Gender Indoctrination

Source: Family First Media Release 2 April 2019 Family First NZ is welcoming a petition which is being presented to Parliament today calling for an end to gender ideology indoctrination in primary and secondary schools. The petition from mother and registered teacher Helen Houghton asks “That the House of Representatives urge the Ministry of Education to […]

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Overwhelming Majority Tell MPs To Kill The Euthanasia Bill

By   /  April 1, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Children and Wellbeing, Featured, FifthEstate1, KB, Media Releases, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Associations and Organisaitons  /  Comments Off on Overwhelming Majority Tell MPs To Kill The Euthanasia Bill

Source: Family First Media Release 31 March 2019 Family First NZ, a member of the Care Alliance which has analysed the almost-39,000 submissions made regarding David Seymour’s assisted suicide bill, says that there is overwhelming opposition to the bill being considered by Parliament and that MPs should vote against the bill at 2nd Reading. The just-released […]

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ASA says anti-cannabis billboard ‘socially responsible’

By   /  March 13, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Children and Wellbeing, Featured, FifthEstate1, KB, Media Releases, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Associations and Organisaitons  /  Comments Off on ASA says anti-cannabis billboard ‘socially responsible’

Source: Family First Media Release 13 March 2019Family First NZ is welcoming a decision by the Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) not to uphold any of the complaints made against its ‘marijuana has a kids menu’ billboard. There were seven complaints about the advertisement, with complainants arguing that the ad was misleading, made unsubstantiated claims and […]

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