Author: McBlog

Bob McCoskrie is the National Director of Family First NZ. He is a trained secondary teacher, has a post graduate degree in accounting, was a family community worker in South Auckland for 12 years, and has worked in the media part-time and full-time for 25 years. He is married, 3 children and a Labrador that is fitter than he is!

The sad (low) state of the mainstream media

Why you can no longer trust the media…   “This week, the Washington Post was forced to majorly correct its January 9 report on President Trump’s phone call with a Georgia elections investigator. The article’s headline read “‘Find the fraud’:…

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How much did the Yes campaign spend on the cannabis referendum

The pro-drug YES campaign are trying to suggest that the NO campaign outspent them in the recent cannabis referendum campaign. Nothing could be further from the truth. And part of the problem is that most of the YES campaign groups…

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Bernard Moran: Understanding the new world of Wokery

GUEST POST – Bernard Moran is a retired journalist, with an interest in modern social movements. Woke activists are inserting their ideology into the workplace. Their zealotry threatens and intimidates us to self-censor what we think and speak. We end…

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Research Report Summarises Risks of Abortion To Women

A new research paper released by Family First NZ for health professionals which reviews international evidence up to 2020 about the relationship between abortion and the physical and mental health of women says that abortion is associated with a wide…

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FAMILY MATTERS: Fact-checking TVNZ’s Sunday on puberty blockers for children

TVNZ’s Sunday programme recently ‘examined’ the issue of puberty blockers for children who have gender dysphoria. But this wasn’t an ‘investigation’. This was a further pushing of the media’s own narrative and bias – sadly. As predicted, they didn’t talk…

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Ministry of Health Advised No Ban on ‘Conversion Therapy’

Official advice to the Minister and Associate Minister of Health regarding ‘conversion therapy’ has revealed that a ban is not recommended. Official Information Act requests show that in 2018, Associate Minister of Health and Green MP Julie Anne Genter was…

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Effects of ‘Conversion Therapy’ Ban Rejected by Kiwis – Poll

A nationwide poll has found that there is widespread opposition to the legal effects of a ‘conversion therapy’ ban. In the poll of 1,000 New Zealanders surveyed just before Christmas by Curia Market Research, respondents were asked “If a person…

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Government sets out to deliberately confuse young people

whataboutme.nz is “a nationwide survey of young people in Aotearoa/New Zealand. The survey is being done to tell the Government, other agencies and researchers what it is like to be a young person in Aotearoa. Things like where they live,…

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