Tough Love on Welfare Best for Families

Media Release 2 Nov 2011 Family First NZ says that a ‘tough love’ approach on welfare and benefits will actually be in the long-term best interests of children and families, and that the real ‘beneficiary-bashing’ is allowing dysfunction and long-term…

Good-bye Teletubbies (sniff!)

The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) has issued a report recommending that children under two have minimal, or no, exposure to screens because they are too young to gain value from what they are viewing. Their position is supported by…

Proof that it’s working…

From the NZ Herald today One prisoner only – a recidivist robber – has earned the infamy of having a second “strike” to his name since the introduction of the three-strikes system for sexual or violent offences. But 574 others…