Month: September 2011

One-size-fits-all Family Court ‘flawed’

From the Dominion Post Parents losing sight of their children’s needs and spiralling court costs are among a litany of problems facing the Family Court, a government paper says. A public consultation paper into a review of the Family Court…

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‘Value Your Vote’ Website Launched for Families

Media Release 26 Sep 2011 Exactly two months out from the general election, Family First NZ has launched a website www.valueyourvote.org.nz which highlights the voting record of current MP’s on controversial family issues from the past nine years. The site…

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The slide continues….

Aided and abetted by the Broadcasting (No) Standards Authority. From the NZ Herald The Broadcasting Standards Authority has declined to uphold a complaint by Family First against TVWorks that popular television show Californication breached the standards of good taste and…

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Migrants in NZ trapped in forced labour: US official

More claims of trafficking and underage prostitution in the NZ Herald A senior United States government official claims underage girls are subjected to sex trafficking and migrants trapped into forced labour here, and describes New Zealand’s way of defining human…

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Good decision by Chch councillors on brothels

From the Press Earthquake-hit brothel owners could be barred from some areas of Christchurch after city councillors voted to investigate a possible bylaw restricting brothel locations. Council staff will report back on the options for a signage and locations bylaw…

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Sex Education Lets Down Young People and Parents

There’s been a stack of discussion over the last week on the topic of s*x education in schools – and rightly so. Parents (and it turns out some schools as well) were shocked to discover exactly what is being taught to…

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Christchurch Council Should Protect Families From Brothels

Media Release 20 September 2011 Family First NZ is writing to Christchurch City Councilors to encourage them to respond to the concerns of families and prevent brothels affected by the earthquake relocating in residential areas. “Councils have every right under…

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