Month: November 2017

Margreet: “She was euthanized without consent. They decided.”

  In the new film “Fatal Flaws” (Spring 2018) filmmaker Kevin Dunn questions the long term effects of assisted death laws on society. One of the most shocking stories came from a woman named Margreet whose mother was euthanized without…

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One day in the not too distant future….

NZ MPs welcome Australian marriage equality vote for polygamy / group marriage Press Release: Cross Party Parliamentary Rainbow Network Original media release is HERE – our small amendments underlined The New Zealand Cross Party Rainbow Parliamentary Network has welcomed the…

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Labour MP Paul Eagle addresses adoption laws in emotional maiden speech

Stuff co.nz 15 November 2017 Family First Comment: Great speech by an incoming Labour MP “After the speech, Eagle said he wanted to seek to promote a private members bill to change adoption law, and make adoption more open. “Parents…

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Wicked Campers van depicting gun violence deemed ‘threatening’ by ASA

Stuff co.nz 14 November 2017 Family First Comment: This is the joke that the Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) is. They make rulings which are ignored by advertisers – like Wicked Campers. What’s the point of complaining? Time to change the…

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Dad Parental Leave Should Be Valued & Separate

Media Release 15 November 2017 Family First NZ says that National and NZ First have the numbers for parental leave to be allowed to fathers at the same time as mothers, and to give dads a separate entitlement. Family First…

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Teaching faces the sack over “misgendering” (UK) ?!?

NewsHub 13 November 2017 Family First Comment: Is this what NZ teachers will face one day? “Joshua Sutcliffe, a maths teacher from Oxfordshire, told the unnamed teenager and his friend “well done girls” when he saw them working hard. The…

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Support For Father Parental Leave

Media Release 14 November 2017 Family First NZ is supporting calls by National for parental leave to be allowed to fathers at the same time as mothers, but says that the leave should be a separate entitlement. Family First made…

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Watchdog For Oranga Tamariki All But Guaranteed

Media Release 13 November 2017 Family First NZ is welcoming comments by the new Minister for Children Tracey Martin who has said that there is a need for a fully independent Complaints Authority to act as a watchdog on the…

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