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AUDIO: On The Panel – Radio NZ re charitable status

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18 May 2017 The Department of Internal Affairs is maintaining its position that lobby group Family First isn’t a charity. But founder Bob McCoskrie tells us why it is. http://www.radionz.co.nz/national/programmes/thepanel/audio/201844172/family-first-not-a-charity https://www.familyfirst.org.nz/wp-content/uploads/2017/05/0517-Radio-NZ-Panel-charities-registration.mp3

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AUDIO: Bob McCoskrie on Radio Live with Mark Sainsbury re charitable status

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Mark Sainsbury talks with Bob McCoskrie, Family First NZ National Director, on the organization losing their charitable status. http://www.radiolive.co.nz/home/audio/2017/051/audio–family-first-to-lose-charitable-status.html   Mark Sainsbury talks with Geoffrey Claws, a Barrister who specializes in tax and trusts, on tax breaks for charities regarding…

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Should these Charities that do political advocacy now be worried?

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Current registered charities who also do political advocacy: Child Poverty Action Group Amnesty International New Zealand Inc Save Animals From Exploitation (S.A.F.E.) The Vegan Society of Aotearoa ASH New Zealand Incorporated NZ Drug Foundation National Council of Women Rainbow Wellington…

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BREAKING: Charities Board Still Plans To Censor Family First

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Media Release 16 May 2017 Family 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 2015 where…

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Significant Support For Porn Safeguards – Poll

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Media Release 30 April 2017 A 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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AUT Students Object To ‘Irresponsible’ & Unsafe Toilet Policy

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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 – a decision…

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Pornography & Public Health: Research Summary

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INTRODUCTION Source: National Center on Sexual Exploitation http://endsexualexploitation.org/ Pornography is a social toxin that destroys relationships, steals innocence, erodes compassion, breeds violence, and kills love. The issue of pornography is ground zero for all those concerned for the sexual health…

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‘Weak & Dangerous’ Sentence For Child Abuse

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Media Release 11 April 2017 Family 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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