Month: August 2017

Easter Trading Decision A Win For Christchurch Families

Media Release 24 August 2017 Family First NZ is welcoming Christchurch City Council’s decision to give workers the day off on Easter Sunday, saying that it will benefit families, and tourists will cope.   “The only people demanding Easter Sunday…

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Auckland’s Easter Trading Decision A Win For Families

Media Release 24 August 2017 Family First NZ is welcoming Auckland Council’s decision to give Aucklanders the day off on Easter Sunday, saying that it will benefit families, and tourists will cope.  “The only people demanding Easter Sunday trading are…

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Auckland councillors vote against relaxing trading hours

NZ Herald 24 August 2017 The Auckland Council has overwhelmingly voted against trading on Easter Sunday, with the mayor leading the move not to make the change. At a meeting this morning, councillors voted 20 to 1 to keep the…

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Council Told To Give Aucklanders Easter Sunday Off

Media Release 24 August 2017 Family First NZ is telling Auckland Council to give Aucklanders the day off on Easter Sunday, that it will benefit families, and that tourists will cope. “We reject any liberalisation of Easter trading laws and…

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“Charities Board Should Be Removed From Public Service” – PM

Media Release 23 Aug 2017 Family First NZ says that the Prime Minister Bill English at their recent Forum on the Family in July has challenged the basis of the Charities Board’s intent to deregister Family First. In response to…

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Teacher Helps Kindergartener Announce Gender Change to Shocked Classmates

California Family Council 21 August 2017 Family First Comment: “Teaching transgender ideology to children amounts to child abuse,” Dr. Cretella (President of the American College of Pediatricians) said. “It disrupts normal cognitive development, and leads many children down the path…

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Deregistration – This issue is actually far bigger than just Family First

WE’VE BEEN HERE BEFORE. We haven’t been deregistered just yet! The media have misinterpreted the impact of the decision by the Charities Board to deregister Family First. They were quick to broadcast the news that we have been ‘stripped’ of…

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Triple talaq: India court bans Islamic instant divorce

BBC News 23 August 2017 India’s top court has ruled the practice of instant divorce in Islam unconstitutional, marking a major victory for women’s rights activists. In a 3-2 majority verdict, the court called the practice “un-Islamic”. India is one…

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Pro-life club faces ban at Auckland University

Abortion debate comes to a head at uni with referendum to disaffiliate pro-life club Stuff co.nz 21 August 2017 Family First Comment: Not just Family First that they’re trying to muzzle. “Auckland Students for Choice spokeswoman Justine Rose, who is…

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