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Smacking Prosecutions Only ‘Tip of Iceberg’

Media Release 24 March 2011 Family First NZ says that the latest police report on the anti-smacking law trivialises the real impact of the anti-smacking law and fails to reflect the widespread confusion over the application of the law, the…

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BSA Slams Close Up Porn Promotion

Media Release 23 March 2011 Family First NZ is welcoming a ruling from the Broadcasting Standards Authority (BSA) demanding that TVNZ publicly acknowledge their breach of broadcasting standards for a programme in August 2010 which offended many families with its…

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Childcare Policies Are Failing Children

Media Release 21 March 2011 Family First NZ is welcoming a report from the Children’s Commissioner today highlighting concerns about childcare policies in New Zealand.  “It is timely that it is released in the same month that the government has…

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Good call – safety first

Minister calls for debate on ‘whanau first’ childcare Social Development Minister Paula Bennett is reopening the debate on the “whanau first” childcare policy, questioning if it is “doing well” by abused children. When at risk youngsters can’t live with their…

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Parents frustrated by kids’ feisty fightbacks

From the Herald Sun in Australia THEY are the flashpoints of parenting, the years that drive mums and dads up the wall. The state’s parenting helpline runs hottest when children are aged 2-5 and 13-15, figures reveal. The news will…

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Who needs dads?

Concerning stats coming from Australia on IVF Singles, lesbians in IVF stampede (Aust) Herald Sun March 18, 2011 Almost 500 single women and lesbians have used IVF and other fertility treatments in the past year in Victoria. Taxpayers are subsidising…

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