Month: January 2017

NZH Editorial: Payment for stay-home parents has merit

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NZ Herald 9 Jan 2017 The ‘Family First’ group has put an interesting idea into debate for this election year. It wants the state to pay a parent to stay at home and look after their child rather than go…

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Family First calls for subsidies for stay-at-home parents

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Herald on Sunday 8 Jan 2017 Family First will lobby the Government to pay parents to stay at home and look after their own kids. Six in 10 people support this idea, according to a new poll. “This result is…

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Stay-Home Parent Better For Children – Poll

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Media Release 8 January 2017 A poll has found that 3 out of 4 New Zealanders believe that children benefit from having a full-time parent at home, and a majority also believes that the Government should subsidise these family arrangements…

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Smacking Law Still Rejected, Widely Flouted – Poll

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Media Release 5 January 2017 Almost a decade on from the passing of the controversial anti-smacking law, a poll has found continued widespread rejection of the law and an admission that 2 out of 3 NZ’ers would flout the law if…

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French parents no longer allowed to smack children.

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Daily Mail 30 December 2016 Family First Comment: More political ideology being forced on parents (which is why Brexit and Trump won!) “The ban was proposed by a group of ecologist and socialist MPs as an amendment to the Equality…

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