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Ask Me First – More AUT students speak up

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More AUT students are contacting us after seeing our AskMeFirst video. “hi im a AUT current female student and i just watched the youtube clip. i agree. I’m moderate to severely autistic and already have a history of severe sexual…

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‘Extreme users’: One in six Kiwi teens online for 6+ hours a day

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NZ Herald 19 April 2017 Family First Comment: “Overall the survey has found that Kiwi 15-year-olds average 163 minutes online outside school each weekday, up from 98 minutes in 2012. The times are almost identical for girls (165 minutes) and…

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Mothers of children with Down Syndrome encouraged to terminate

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Stuff co.nz 19 April 2017 Family First Comment: Disturbing. The mother of an unborn child with Down Syndrome says she was advised by medical professionals to terminate the pregnancy. Antenatal screening meant Masterton mother of two Danielle Bolt knew her…

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Miranda Devine: Bravo NSW, for dumping the Safe Schools program

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An epidemic of transgender children is Safe Schools’ legacy Herald Sun 16 April 2017 Family First Comment: Bravo Miranda Devine for calling the programme out. Wish we had similar commentators in NZ! THREE years after it was launched by the…

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Taking cheaper holidays during school term deemed ‘unjustifiable’ by schools

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Stuff co.nz 16 April 2017 Family First Comment: “Hamilton mother-of-two Karina Green is nonetheless furious at the school her 9-year-old child attends after the principal informed her that her absence during the school term would be marked as “unjustified”. Green…

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Alison Mau: Porn dependency should be treated as a health issue

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Stuff co.nz 16 April 2017 Family First Comment: She loathes Family First, but on this issue she’s struggling to disagree 🙂  www.porninquiry.nz OPINION: Here’s an understatement: I don’t often agree with Bob McCoskrie of Family First. I know, shocker! I’m…

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Study outlines dangers of too much time on touchscreens for toddlers

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NZ Herald 15 April 2017 Babies’ sleep and subsequent brain development may be being harmed by the use of iPads and other touchscreen devices, research suggests. The British study found that every hour infants spent on such devices was linked…

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Feminists, conservatives join forces to call for an inquiry into porn

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NewsTalk ZB 12 April 2017 Outspoken left-wing feminist parliamentarians and the conservative right have joined forces to call for an inquiry into porn. Family First spokesman Bob McCroskie has presented a petition to Parliament on the issue supported by an…

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