Month: July 2018

Forum On The Family 2018: Resonate

Resonate open the Forum on the Family 2018 with the National Anthem, and then a beautiful rendition of “Somewhere Over The Rainbow” www.ForumOnTheFamily.nz

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Man changes gender on ID to get cheaper car insurance (Canada)

‘Getting screwed over’: Man changes gender on ID to get cheaper car insurance NZ Herald 30 July 2018 Family First Comment: “According to multiple car insurance companies from New Zealand, Australia and Canada, gender is one-factor insurers consider when calculating…

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Forum On The Family 2018: Wendy Francis

Wendy Francis is the director of the Centre for Human Dignity in Australia. CHD was launched in 2017 to fight pornography and the sexual exploitation of women and girls. She is a recognised Australian spokesperson for the rights of children…

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Kids doing 11-hour days in before and after school care

Stuff co.nz 27 July 2018 Family First Comment: Once again, (as with the importance of family dinners and the effect of excessive screentime) the media are trying to keep up with us and are saying things we said only recently!…

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Researchers call for Government action on alcohol harm as up to 3000 babies born with alcohol-related brain damage a year

TVNZ One News 27 July 2018 Otago University researchers are calling for government action on reducing alcohol-related harm, as a new study shows a large number of New Zealand women drink alcohol during pregnancy despite evidence of potential harm to…

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What kids want: Family dinners

A story to dine in on: Kids who sit down for family dinners are healthier and smarter Stuff co.nz 29 July 2018 Family First Comment: Over the weekend, the Sunday Star Times jumped on the bandwagon of our superb report…

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Opinion: Pro-life body will not be moved over abortion debate

NewsHub 27 July 2018 Family First Comment: An excellent response…. “When we began our speeches, and the counter-protestors blared their music louder and louder and shouted at us, we carried on. We spoke of the lives lost, and of the…

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Forum On The Family 2018: WALT HEYER

Can a boy truly be ‘trapped’ in a girl’s body? Can modern medicine really ‘reassign’ sex? Is sex something ‘assigned’ in the first place? What’s the loving response to a friend or child experiencing a gender-identity conflict? What should our…

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Giles Newton-Howes: Is medical cannabis a wolf in sheep’s clothing?

NZ Herald 27 July 2018 Family First Comment: Excellent analysis… “The link between legislation of cannabis for medical uses and a growth in drug use disorder is great. With increasing use of cannabis in the community, the mental health problems…

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National’s Medicinal Marijuana Appears Cautious & Compassionate

Media Release 27 July 2018 Family First NZ is welcoming the National party’s medicinal marijuana bill saying that the balance between caution and compassion appears to be right. “We support a cautious and researched approach around this issue, and we…

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