Month: March 2016

Chick-fil-A: Ditch your phone, get free ice cream

Family dinner hijacked 2 March 2016 Family First Comment: Brilliant idea. Bring it to New Zealand! Chick-fil-A wants you to put down your cellphone and enjoy a tech-free meal. The restaurant chain is offering customers in some 150 stores a “Cell Phone…


God versus Wicked

wicked campers 4 March 2016 Family First Comment: Front page of the Queenstown local rag. The nationwide campaign is getting traction! Holy war has been declared on Wicked Campers. Family First NZ boss Bob McCoskrie has slammed the rental vehicle company,…


Keep Easter Sunday as family day, MPs told

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Radio NZ 3 March 2016 MPs considering whether shops should be open on Easter Sunday have been told it should be kept as a day for family. Councils, industry organistion Hospitality New Zealand and family groups appeared before MPs today…


Wicked Campers Rightly Rebuked in Parliament

wicked campers

Media Release 3 March 2016 Family First NZ is welcoming comments by National MP Dr Shane Reti in Parliament’s debating chamber yesterday when he lambasted Wicked Campers for their lack of social responsibility and harmful messages on their campervans –…


ACT’s call for drug prohibition debate rejected

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Newstalk ZB 2 March 2016 Family First Comment: Yet another flawed idea coming from the current ACT party. Perhaps we should decriminalise burglary also – the gangs make money from that too. The Minister of Police is knocking back an…


MPs Told To Reject Easter Trading Proposal

Family Relaxing In Field Of Spring Daffodils

Media Release 3 March 2016 Family First NZ has told politicians that the proposed changes to Easter trading laws will do nothing to solve the perceived problems, will be a ‘hospital pass’ to local councils, that the National party should…


Don’t Decriminalise Marijuana – Say Nope To Dope

Marijuana - super strong

Media Release 2 March 2016 Family First NZ is rejecting calls to decriminalise marijuana, and says that decriminalising marijuana is the wrong path if we care about public health, public safety, and about our young people. “It is ironic that…


Gangs cost $714m in welfare, report reveals

gang patches NO

Stuff 1 March 2016 Family First Comment: Finally! ….. Starting to tackle actual abuse and the real causes! Nine of every 10 gang members in New Zealand have received a benefit or other welfare, costing the country $525 million…


He performed 1,200 abortions. Watch animations of the procedure.

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LifeSiteNews 24 February 2016 Family First Comment: This former abortionist wants you to see what abortion really looks like “Although the website eschews the use of gore or “graphic images,” Lila Rose said she believes depictions of aborted children can…