Month: August 2011

Anti-Smacking Law Doco Attracts Huge Audience

Media Release 25 August 2011 Family First NZ says that approximately 100,000 NZ’ers have viewed the documentary “My Mummy’s A Criminal” on the anti-smacking law which profiles good families who have been victims of the law.  “We’ve had approximately 35,000…

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Richer people less likely to care for parents

Interesting research published in The Telegraph (UK) Increasing a person’s wage can cause a significant drop in the amount of time they spend helping their parents with household chores, errands and transport. For every ten per cent rise in their…

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Family First Midweek Update 23 August 2011

1.Increasing Bad Behaviour by Children Expected Family First Media Release 22 August 2011 Family First NZ says that reports of knife attacks in primary schools, suspensions of new entrants for disobedience and aggression, and increasing levels of criminal assaults being…

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Why a healthy marriage is good for the heart

From the Telegraph in the UK (and reported on many other worldwide websites) Researchers from the University of Rochester in America found that 83 per cent of happily married women who had heart bypass operations lived on for another 15…

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Increasing Bad Behaviour by Children Expected

Media Release 22 August 2011 Family First NZ says that reports of knife attacks in primary schools, suspensions of new entrants for disobedience and aggression, and increasing levels of criminal assaults being committed by primary school age students is no…

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Expect this to get a lot worse

Naughty new entrants kicked out of school Dominion Post 22 August 2011 Naughty five and six-year-olds are increasingly being turfed out of school as experts say the behaviour of young pupils is getting worse. One child psychologist says poor parenting…

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The problems with surrogacy

From TVNZ News, Parents warned over international baby farms New Zealanders desperate to create a baby are heading overseas and paying up to $100,000 to hire a womb, unaware that their children could end up stateless. It is illegal to…

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Porn Parades Cost Taxpayer $20,000-plus

Media Release 19 August 2011 Family First NZ says that the Boobs on Bikes parades in Auckland, Hamilton and Tauranga have cost the tax and ratepayer at least $20,000 in police costs and local council traffic management, and the costs…

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