Author: McBlog

Bob McCoskrie is the National Director of Family First NZ. He is a trained secondary teacher, has a post graduate degree in accounting, was a family community worker in South Auckland for 12 years, and has worked in the media part-time and full-time for 25 years. He is married, 3 children and a Labrador that is fitter than he is!

Ban Street Prostitution & Residential Brothels – Poll

Media Release 29 December 2017 A nationwide poll has found strong support for banning both street prostitution and residential brothels. In a poll of 1,000 New Zealanders by Curia Market Research and commissioned by Family First NZ, 76% say that…

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Euthanasia’s 1st Reading – How they voted

National NO! Kanwaljit Singh Bakshi, Maggie Barry, Andrew Bayly, David Bennett, Simon Bridges, Simeon Brown, Gerry Brownlee, David Carter, Judith Collins, Jacqui Dean, Sarah Dowie, Bill English, Chris Finlayson, Paul Goldsmith, Jo Hayes, Steven Joyce, Nuk Korako, Denise Lee, Melissa…

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URGENT: Contact Your MP TODAY! Vote NO against Euthanasia

MPs need to hear from you today! The politicians are voting on the 1st Reading of ACT MP David Seymour’s euthanasia / assisted suicide bill tonight. No other euthanasia bill in the past has ever succeeded at the 1st Reading…

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Three Key Issues In The Next Three Years

Bob McCoskrie – Christian Life Magazine November 2017 With the new government now determined as a Labour / NZ First / Greens coalition, there are three key family issues that will be debate, and which we need families to speak…

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State Broadcaster Competes With Porn Sites For Content

Media Release 4 Nov 2017 Family First NZ is writing to the new Minister of Broadcasting Clare Curran asking why the state broadcaster is broadcasting a show saturated with full front nudity and adult sexually-charged discussions throughout the programme and…

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Families Ignored As Politics Trumps Policy On Smacking Law

Media Release 30 Oct 2017 Family First NZ is calling on NZ First to deliver on their promise of reviewing and fixing the anti-smacking law following comments by the new Minister for Children Tracey Martin who admitted that the law…

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HaveYourSay.nz Helps Families Contact MPs

Media Release 29 October 2017 Family First NZ has updated and launched their website HaveYourSay.nz designed to put the power back into the hands of families, and to help them be a ‘Political Advisor’ for family issues in NZ. “The…

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Dear NZ First, Remember the anti-smacking law?

26 October 2017 In 2014, NZ First said “NZ First policy is to repeal the anti-smacking law passed by the last parliament despite overwhelming public opposition. Accordingly, we will not enter any coalition or confidence and supply agreement with a…

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