Month: February 2014

Family First’s iPhone and Android App is out now

JUST RELEASED! Family First’s iPhone & Android App As part of this significant Election year, Family First is very excited to announce the launch of our official mobile App.You can now be an online activist for family issues in NZ!…

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Child abuse ‘culture shift’

Stuff.co.nz 15 February 2014 Parents who cannot keep their newborns safe are increasingly being dobbed in by their family and the public. After the murder of 3-year-old Rotorua girl Nia Glassie in 2007, there has been a sharp rise in…

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MADNESS! Belgium votes euthanasia for children – no age limit

BBC News 9 February 2014 An incurably sick child, a request to die, a lethal injection. For many people this is an unimaginable, nightmare scenario. Most of us will not experience the cruel reality of seeing a child’s health deteriorate…

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Sexual assaults more than double world average

Stuff.co.nz 13 February 2014 The rate of sexual assault in Australia and New Zealand is more than double the world average, according to a new report. After several highly publicised rapes and murders of young women in India and South…

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Bible in Schools battlers denying our heritage

NZ Herald 13 February 2014 What a divine irony. At the same time that remnants of the country’s first mission school were being excavated in Kerikeri, St Heliers School decided to remove religious education classes from its school day –…

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Here’s a List of 58 Gender Options for Facebook Users

ABC News 13 February 2014 Facebook introduced dozens of options for users to identify their gender today – and although the social media giant said it would not be releasing a comprehensive list, ABC News has found at least 58…

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Belgium’s Euthanasia for Kids Sends Clear Warning

Media Release 14 Feb 2014 Family First NZ says that the passing of the child euthanasia law in Belgium sends a clear warning of just where these laws will end up, and NZ should reject any attempts by politicians to…

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Swamped with feedback on marriage celebrancy decision

We have been literally swamped with hundreds of emails and comments on our Facebook page regarding my decision to resign as a state-appointed marriage celebrant. 99.9% have been completely supportive. What has been interesting is the number of celebrants and…

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