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!

Call For Public Health Campaign To Promote Family Dinners

Media Release 27 July 2018 Family First NZ has released a new report examining the researched benefits of families having regular family meals together, and is calling for a marketing campaign with online resources to encourage families to have dinner…

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Yet More Businesses Boycotting TVNZ’s “Naked Attraction”

Media Release 23 July 2018 Family First NZ says that even more businesses are removing their advertising from any association with Naked Attraction which is currently being screened on TV2 – a programme saturated with full front nudity and adult…

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Businesses Boycotting TV2 Porn “Naked Attraction”

Media Release 18 July 2018 Family First NZ says that advertisers are lining up to withdraw their advertising from and association with Naked Attraction which is currently being screened on TV2, a programme saturated with full front nudity and adult…

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Tell The Advertisers – Boycott “Naked Attraction”

COMPANIES SHOULD STOP FUNDING “NAKED ATTRACTION” WITH THEIR ADVERTISING DOLLARS Here’s the list of businesses that had advertisements during the atrocious “Naked Attraction” on TV2 last Friday (during the school holidays!) To be fair, some of them may not have…

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Forum on the Family 2018: Bob McCoskrie interviews Hon Simon Bridges

Bob McCoskrie interviews the Leader of the Opposition Hon Simon Bridges at this year’s Forum on the Family (July 2018) and finds out his views on a number of family-related and conscience issue policies. Will he continue to vote against…

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One in Three Pregnant Teens Keep Abortion A Secret

Media Release 20 June 2018 SELECT COMMITTEE AND ABORTION SUPERVISORY COMMITTEE MISLED PUBLIC Family First NZ says that official statistics now collected on parental notification for teenage abortions show that a third of girls aged under 16 who have an…

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Prison Rates Reflect Weakening Of Family Structure – Report

Media Release 15 June 2018 A new report on imprisonment rates and contributing factors argues that the ‘elephant in the room’ is family structure, and that if the government does not want to keep building more prisons, it needs to…

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Govt Right To Be Nervous About Dope Vote

Media Release 23 May 2018 Family First NZ says that the Government is right to be nervous about the fallout from a referendum on marijuana legalisation for recreational use, and the possible effect on their voter support. “Labour are looking…

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