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All Blacks’ Barrett brothers introduce their sister Zara, raising awareness for Down syndrome

Stuff 12 August 2019 Family First Comment: “People with Down syndrome need to feel loved and included.” #chooselife All Blacks stars, the Barrett brothers, have shared the story of their 16-year-old sister Zara – a teenager who is “funny, cheeky, very honest” – and has Down syndrome. “She’s…


Work fears if cannabis legal

Two thirds of construction industry members worried about the effects of cannabis law reform Stuff 11 August 2019 Family First Comment: “As soon as you use the word ‘legal’ the perception is that it’s OK to do it.” Anyone knows…


Govt’s abortion bill lifts time limit on abortions for babies with disabilities from 20-weeks up to birth, breaking Jacinda Ardern’s promise to the disability community

Media Release Saving Downs 5 August 2019 Down syndrome advocacy group Saving Downs have condemned the New Zealand Government’s new abortion bill which, if it becomes law, will introduce abortion for abortion right through to birth for babies with disabilities.…