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Enable parents to parent

According to the Herald on Sunday today Unprecedented numbers of small babies are in the care of unqualified home-based carers, as the Children’s Commissioner investigates early childhood services. The Commissioner, John Angus, is to report in February on which types…

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Parents – get the computer out of the bedroom!

Another warning for parents regarding Facebook and unmonitored use. Facebook warning for parents Herald Sun December 23, 2010 Police have warned parents not to be pressured into letting their young children set up social networking sites. Children are lying about…

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Violent and abusive young drunk patients

More reason to raise the drinking age! Violent and abusive patients The Marlborough Express 23/12/2010 A change in the way young people drink has led to more violent and abusive patients turning up at the Wairau Hospital emergency department in…

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Broadcaster Shows Contempt for Family Viewers

Media Release 20 December 2010 Family First NZ is welcoming decisions from the Broadcasting Standards Authority today against TV3 regarding explicit sex scenes being shown during a 6pm news items and close to the 8.30 family viewing time.  “These decisions…

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TV Shows Sexualising Teen Girls – Study

Media Release 17 December 2010 Family First NZ says that a report by the US-based Parents Television Council (PTC) gives strong evidence that television shows being shown in NZ are promoting the sexualisation of girls and the Broadcasting Standards Authority…

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Switzerland considers repealing incest laws

“Morally repugnant” is certainly an apt description of this proposal by the Green party in Switzerland! The upper house of the Swiss parliament has drafted a law decriminalising sex between consenting family members which must now be considered by the…

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