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22,334-Signature Petition For Porn Harm Inquiry Presented

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Media Release 11 April 2017 A 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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Oranga Tamariki Can’t Fix The Real Issue

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Media Release 31 March 2017 Family 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

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Media Release 30 March 2017 The 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 to…

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Call For Independent Watchdog For Ministry For Vulnerable Children

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Media Release 27 March 2017 Family 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 independent Complaints…

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NZ First Repeal Of Anti-Smacking Law Welcomed

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Media Release 26 March 2017 Family 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

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Media Release 23 March 2017 The 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 an…

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Euthanasia ‘Elephant In The Room’ – Healthcare Costs

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Media Release 21 March 2017 Family 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 our…

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Help Us Keep The Easter Culture #givefamiliesabreak

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                                                            click on image to download PDF 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…

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Women Having Abortions Risk Mental Health – Poll

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Media Release 15 March 2017 A 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 First…

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Students Can Recognise Porn Harm, But Govt Won’t

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Media Release 9 March 2017 Family 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 determine…

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