Author: McBlog

“Charities Board Should Be Removed From Public Service” – PM

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Media Release 23 Aug 2017 Family First NZ says that the Prime Minister Bill English at their recent Forum on the Family in July has challenged the basis of the Charities Board’s intent to deregister Family First. In response to…


Family First To Charities Board – See You Back In Court

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Media Release – 21 August 2017 Family First NZ has instructed its lawyer to file an immediate Notice of Appeal in the Wellington High Court against the Charities Board’s formal decision to deregister Family First NZ. Family First is going…


MPs Want Birth Certificates Based on Feelings, Not Biology

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Media Release 19 Aug 2017 Family First NZ says that politicians have deemed birth certificates meaningless as a result of a decision by the Government Administration select committee to recommend that birth certificates be based on the choice of the…


‘Value Your Vote’ Election Resource Launched

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Media Release 13 Aug 2017 For the fourth successive election, Family First NZ has launched their Value Your Vote resource to inform voters leading up to the September election. “Value Your Vote records how existing MP’s have voted over the…


Elephant Still In The Room 10 Years On From Nia Glassie

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Media Release 3 August 2017 Family First NZ says that 10 years on from the horrific death of little Nia Glassie which shocked the nation (3 August 2007), there has been little change or improvement in child abuse statistics because…


Suicide Prevention Harmed by Euthanasia – Govt Report

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Media Release 2 Aug 2017 A parliamentary inquiry into euthanasia has sounded a clear warning that changing the law on assisted suicide could be seen as normalising suicide, and an overwhelming 80% of submitters have rejected calls for euthanasia in…


The ‘Spin’Off slammed by members of Press Council as falling ‘so far short’


Ouch! Remember our earlier column “When a school social studies presentation is misrepresented by Spin…“? To summarise… We went to an Auckland girls high school to do a presentation on our Protect Marriage campaign during the 2013 gay marriage debate, to help the…


NZ First Paid Father Leave Policy Welcomed

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Media Release 8 July 2017 Family First NZ is welcoming the announcement by NZ First of their policy for paid paternal leave of two weeks rising to four weeks – and says that there is strong public support for paid…