Month: September 2016

Police to appeal Losi Filipo discharge without conviction sentence


NZ Herald 29 September 2016 Police are to appeal the discharge without conviction of Losi Filipo. Filipo, 18, was last month discharged without conviction for an attack that occurred in central Wellington in October 2015. He was charged with assaulting…


Family Group Welcomes Appeal of Weak Filipo Sentence


Media Release 29 September 2016 Family First NZ is welcoming the Solicitor-General’s direction to the police to file an application for leave to appeal the weak and dangerous sentence handed to rugby player Losi Filipo. “The judge has given precedence…


Lame Excuse: Only growing cannabis for university fees, Officer


Man says he was only growing enough cannabis to pay for science degree Stuff 28 September 2016 Family First Comment: This will be the new norm if we go ‘soft’ on dope laws A man with a sophisticated cannabis-growing…


The Waikato Times’ review of our Road Show


Family First roadshow visits Taumarunui 28 September 2016 Family First Comment: “It was held at the Baptist Church in Matapuna last Wednesday evening and a large crowd gathered inside the hall. McCoskrie made no apologies for his views that…


Solicitor-General ‘looking into’ Filipo discharge


NZ Herald 27 September 2016 Family First Comment: The Solicitor General is considering our request to investigate and possibly appeal this pathetic sentence for extreme violence towards 2 women and 2 men. Good! The Solicitor-General is “looking into” a judge’s…


Pre-game protest planned after Wellington rugby player who bashed four people escapes conviction


TVNZ One News 27 September 2016 A pre-game protest is planned against Wellington Rugby’s decision to keep on a player who was discharged without conviction following attacks on four people, including two women, in one night. Under-19 winger Losi Filipo…


Offender-Friendly Justice System Ignores Voice Of Victims


Media Release 27 September 2016 FAMILY GROUP TO APPEAL SENTENCE TO SOLICITOR GENERAL Family First NZ will be writing to the Solicitor General to ask them to appeal the weak and dangerous sentence handed to rugby player Losi Filipo. “This…


Selective Tolerance: printer refuses to print pro-traditional marriage book (Aus)

Marriage 26 September 2016 Family First Comment: Disturbing. So a printer can refuse their services to print a traditional marriage book, but a baker / photographer / printer can’t refuse their services to a gay ‘marriage’ #selectivetolerance McPherson’s Printing Group,…


WARNING: Greens would legalise euthanasia for terminally-ill adults


NewsTalk ZB 22 September 2016 Family First Comment: Yet another reason to keep the Greens away from any form of power. The Green Party says it will legalise medically-assisted dying if in Government. It is the first political party to…


Green’s ‘Assisted Suicide’ Policy Ignores Important Inquiry


Media Release 22 September 2016 Family First NZ is slamming a Green Party policy on euthanasia which has been released at the same time as a major inquiry on assisted suicide gets under way with representation on the select Committee…