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NZ Herald Editorial Right on Pokies

The NZ Herald Editorial gets it right and agrees with Family First! It’s time the politicians acknowledged the harm of pokie machines and compulsive gambling and at least sent the private members bill to a select committee for further debate…

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UPDATE: Amazon Withdraws Pedophile Guide

Media Release 11 November 2010 Family First NZ is welcoming Amazon.com’s action of removing a book entitled “The Pedophile’s Guide to Love and Pleasure – A Child-Lover’s Code of Conduct.”  “Since making a call for kiwi families to boycott Amazon.com,…

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Rebutting the ‘Political Myths’

We’ve been contacted by many people who have told us that when they have spoken to their local MP about the recent Referendum, respecting democracy and the voice of NZ’ers, and the effect of the anti-smacking law on families, the…

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More Parenting ‘Quackery’

Parents Urged To Ditch Time Out Techniques InfoNews.co.nz 10 Nov 2010 A punishment-free approach to parenting advocated by a New Zealand couple who discourage the use of time out, yelling, threats and bribery is about to be held up as…

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Problems at home or school leads to underage drinking

From the BBC News, youngsters who dislike school are twice as likely to be involved in under-age drinking, research suggests. And the more young people drink the more likely they are to have sex, it adds. The study of 3,641…

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MP’s should at LEAST debate pokie harm

The politicians should AT LEAST send this bill to a select committee. The issue of problem gambling and its harm to families needs to be faced and debated. The government is continuing with their ‘head in the sand’ approach on this…

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Sex, drugs more common in hyper-texting teens

After yesterday’s study showing that texting after bedtime can make teens even moodier, another survey today showing that teens who text 120 times a day or more – and there seems to be a lot of them – are more…

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Liberalised Booze Laws Must be Reversed

Media Release 8 November 2010 Family First NZ says that the government’s response to alcohol laws to be introduced in parliament tomorrow will have little effect on our binge drinking culture and as a result the problems of domestic violence,…

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