Month: October 2016

Alcohol industry makes money off problem drinkers


NewsTalk ZB 30 October 2016 Family First Comment: If we want to reduce family violence and child abuse in NZ, we need to reduce alcohol abuse. Fresh research from Massey University shows just how much the alcohol industry relies on…


The Interview that will chill every parent…(UK)


Daily Mail 29 October 2016 Family First Comment: “(Social workers) are accusing Peter and Kate of ‘emotional abuse’ and ‘homophobic’ behaviour and putting them under extraordinary pressure to call their daughter ‘Mark’ as a first step towards changing her gender.…


Elder Abuse – Left penniless by daughter


Father, 85, speaks of daughter’s betrayal: ‘I never dreamt that she would do it’ Stuff 28 October 2016 Family First Comment: “It is estimated up to 25,000 older people in New Zealand experience abuse or neglect each year. The…


Sandwich bag saves baby born three months early


Stuff 28 October 2016 Family First Comment: Awesome! Not just a ‘blob of tissue’ eh! A sandwich bag has saved a UK baby girl’s life after she was born three months early. Twenty-nine-year-old Rhiannon Shades was terrified when she…


Police Correct To Investigate Promotion of Suicide


Media Release 27 October 2016 Family First NZ says that the police are absolutely correct to be investigating and shutting down the promotion of suicide in New Zealand, and especially the operations of Philip Nitschke. “Nitschke promotes suicide, has left…


Teacher charged over euthanasia drug


Charges laid over importing euthanasia drug Stuff 28 October 2016 Family First Comment: And this is why the police must be vigilant and investigate any risk to people of them being encouraged – and given the means – to…