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“We've been effectively 'cancelled' by the mainstream media - probably since the 2013 marriage debate” - Bob McCoskrie

With the mainstream media and social media platforms becoming increasingly hostile towards conservative organisations and viewpoints, our goal is to sidestep them and speak directly to our thousands of supporters. Our goal is to produce credible and well-researched summaries of the issues affecting families, which will educate and empower them to also speak up. And judging by the response, our supporters are loving it!

Family First TV

“We've been effectively 'cancelled' by the mainstream media - probably since the 2013 marriage debate” - Bob McCoskrie

With the mainstream media and social media platforms becoming increasingly hostile towards conservative organisations and viewpoints, our goal is to sidestep them and speak directly to our thousands of supporters. Our goal is to produce credible and well-researched summaries of the issues affecting families, which will educate and empower them to also speak up. And judging by the response, our supporters are loving it!

Family First Shows

FAMILY MATTERS- Sam Garaway - Christians Against Poverty (CAP)

FAMILY MATTERS: Sam Garaway from Christians Against Poverty (CAP)

Thousands of New Zealanders have been helped out of debt and financial trouble by Christians Against Poverty (CAP). Simon O’Connor from Family First talks with ...
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Episode 18 (No to pride month, Seven Sharp Drag Queen, HRC)

PulsePoint – 18th July 2024

Welcome to PulsePoint for 18th July 2024 - the latest media stories and research related to family and society that you need to know about ...
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McBlog - HRC

McBLOG: “Human Rights” – just not yours

The Human Rights Commission is an activist group that should be immediately defunded. Their latest publication on 'conversion therapy', their "advice" for churches, and the ...
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McBlog - 7 Sharp

McBLOG: Drag-ing down Seven Sharp

State broadcaster TVNZ’s Seven Sharp programme aren’t happy that drag queens aren’t allowed to read LGBT++ books to children, so they did some campaigning. It ...
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McBlog - Trump Shot

McBLOG: Trump’s attempted assassination

Michael Geer is the founding President and CEO of the Pennsylvania Family Institute – an organisation similar to Family First in NZ. Today we speak ...
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Solid Ground with Simon O'Connor - 16th July

Solid Ground with Simon O’Connor – 16th July

Here’s Solid Ground with Simon O’Connor – for Tuesday 16th July 2024. Join Simon as he discusses the issues of the day and takes your ...
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StraightTalk 15th July 2024

StraightTalk – 15th July 2024

StraightTalk with Family First. Straight to the heart of the matter - no apologies, no compromise.
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Solid Ground with Simon O'Connor - 9th July

Solid Ground with Simon O’Connor – 9th July

Here’s Solid Ground with Simon O’Connor – for Tuesday 9th July 2024. Join Simon as he discusses the issues of the day and takes your ...
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StraightTalk 8th July

StraightTalk – Monday 8th July

Here is the episode of our StraightTalk live stream for 8th July 2024. This week’s StraightTalk Panelists are Simon O’Connor, Dr Ate Moala, Ashley Church, ...
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PulsePoint - 3rd July 2024

PulsePoint – 3rd July 2024

Welcome to PulsePoint for 3rd July 2024 - the latest media stories and research related to family and society that you need to know about ...
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MCBLOG - School Toilets

McBLOG: No more offensive school urinals and boy/girl signs

The Ministry of Education are obsessed with school toilets – and with urinals – and with signage - and most importantly, with gender ideology. Their ...
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StraightTalk 2nd July 2024

StraightTalk – Monday 1st July

Here is the episode of our StraightTalk live stream for 1st July 2024. This week’s StraightTalk Panelists are Rodney Hide, Simon O'Connor, Dr Ate Moala, ...
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Solid Ground with Simon O'Connor - 2nd July 2024

Solid Ground with Simon O’Connor – 2nd July 2024

Here’s Solid Ground with Simon O’Connor – for Tuesday 2nd July 2024. Join Simon as he discusses the issues of the day and takes your ...
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McBLOG - Trump & Biden debate abortion

McBLOG: Trump & Biden debate abortion

The first presidential debate last week featured President Joe Biden and former President Donald Trump. While most of the debate focus has been on President ...
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PulsePoint - 27th June 2024

PulsePoint – 27th June 2024

Welcome to PulsePoint for 27th June 2024 – the latest media stories and research related to family and society that you need to know about ...
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FAMILY MATTERS - Conservatism in the modern world

FAMILY MATTERS: Conservatism in the modern world

Family First’s Simon O’Connor chats with cultural commentator Brendan Malone about why conservatism is a valuable philosophy for modern times. They discuss what conservatism actually ...
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McBLOG - The left are revolting

McBLOG: The left are revolting…

Are the left starting to turn on themselves? Have liberals had enough of their own wokeness? More and more of them are leaving US states ...
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Protect families and vulnerable people from prostitution

FAMILY MATTERS: Protect families and vulnerable people from prostitution.

Family First's Bob McCoskrie made an oral submission against the Queenstown Lakes District Council’s (draft) Brothel Control Bylaw this morning. The prostitution law has failed ...
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Solid Ground with Simon OConnor - 25th June 2024

Solid Ground with Simon O’Connor – 25th June 2024

Here’s Solid Ground with Simon O’Connor – for Tuesday 25th June 2024. Join Simon as he discusses the issues of the day and takes your ...
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StraightTalk 24th June 2024

StraightTalk – 24th June 2024

Here is the episode of our StraightTalk live stream for 24th June 2024. This week’s StraightTalk Panelists are Peter Williams, Prof Rex Ahdar, Ala Pomelile, ...
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McBLOG - Some MPs need to man up

McBLOG – Some MPs need to man-up and protect women

It’s time some senior politicians including Chris Hipkins, Chris Bishop and Willie Jackson manned up on the transgender issue and protected female sports rather than ...
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McBLOG - Wow Disney makes a family-friendly movie

McBLOG: Wow! Disney makes a family-friendly movie

Has Disney finally figured out that wokeness leads to brokenness, and have decided to return to founder Walt Disney’s dream of entertaining families. Possibly.
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PulsePoint - 20th June 2024

PulsePoint – 20th June 2024

Welcome to PulsePoint for 20th June 2024 - the latest media stories and research related to family and society that you need to know about ...
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McBLOG - Interview with Deputy Prime Minister Winston Peters

McBLOG: Must-Watch Interview with Deputy Prime Minister Winston Peters

Here's the must-watch interview with Deputy Prime Minister Winston Peters re: preventing biological men from competing against girls and women in grassroots sports.
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McBLOG - Has the govt dropped the ball re trans sports

McBLOG: Has the govt dropped the ball re: trans sports

According to the NZ Herald this morning, the coalition government has backtracked on restricting male and female sports teams to be based on biological sex ...
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Solid Ground 18th June

Solid Ground with Simon O’Connor – 18th June 2024.

Here’s Solid Ground with Simon O’Connor – for Tuesday 18th June 2024.
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StraightTalk 17th June 2024

StraightTalk – 17th June 2024

Here is the episode of our StraightTalk live stream for 17th June 2024. This week’s StraightTalk Panelists are Mel Taylor, Simon O’Connor, Rodney Hide, Prof ...
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McBLOG - Cancelling the cervix

McBLOG: Wokeness is cancelling the cervix

The cultural left want to destroy the nuclear family and one of their strategies is to redefine the language. The attack on the definition of ...
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McBLOG - Katy Faust at Forum on the Family 2024

McBLOG: Katy Faust at Forum on the Family 2024

Today's McBlog is an interview with Katy Faust, who will be speaking at the upcoming Forum on the Family 2024. Katy Faust is founder and ...
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McBLOG - Maggie Hamilton at Forum on the Family 2024

McBLOG: Maggie Hamilton at Forum on the Family 2024

Today’s episode of McBlog is an interview with author Maggie Hamilton, who will be speaking at our upcoming Forum on the Family 2024.
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Welcome to PulsePoint for 13th June

PulsePoint – 13th June 2024

Welcome to PulsePoint for 13th June - the latest media stories and research related to family and society that you need to know about – ...
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FAMILY MATTERS - We should keep the Easter culture

FAMILY MATTERS: We should keep the Easter culture

There is yet another attempt to liberalise our Easter trading laws and the 1st Reading of the bill will likely happen next month (July). Family ...
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McBLOG - Melissa Ohden at Forum on the Family 2024

McBLOG: Melissa Ohden at Forum on the Family 2024

Today's episode of McBlog is an interview with abortion survivor Melissa Ohden, who will be speaking at our upcoming Forum on the Family 2024
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Solid Ground with Simon O’Connor – for Tuesday 10th June 2024.

Solid Ground with Simon O’Connor – 10th June 2024

Here’s Solid Ground with Simon O’Connor – for Tuesday 10th June 2024.
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StraightTalk 10th June 2024

StraightTalk – 10th June 2024

Here is the episode of our StraightTalk live stream for 10th June 2024 – straight to the heart of the matter, no apologies and no ...
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Chloe Cole at Forum on the Family 2024

McBLOG: Chloe Cole at Forum on the Family 2024

In a special series of McBLOG, we want to introduce you to four of the key speakers at the upcoming Forum on the Family 2024. ...
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The new Disney “Star Wars” show, “The Acolyte.” has been promoted as the gayest “Star Wars” show yet. A commenter wrote, “Disney keeps doubling down because it would rather engage in political activism than return value.” But it’s not just Disney. Many programmes aimed at children – including even Sesame Street – are promoting gender diversity and sexuality for very young children.

McBLOG: Disney’s Star Wars to Woke Wars

The new Disney “Star Wars” show, “The Acolyte.” has been promoted as the gayest “Star Wars” show yet. A commenter wrote, “Disney keeps doubling down ...
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FAMILY MATTERS with Dr Joanna Howe

FAMILY MATTERS with Parent, Professor, Pro-Lifer Dr Joanna Howe

Family First’s Simon O’Çonnor speaks with prominent pro-lifer, Dr Joanna Howe, from Australia. Dr Howe has a Doctorate of Law from Oxford University, is a ...
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A special edition of StraightTalk with Simon O'Connor and Bob McCoskrie.

StraightTalk Special – 5th June

A special edition of StraightTalk. Simon O'Connor and Bob McCoskrie discuss the Budget and take your questions.
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Episode 13 thumbnail (InsideOut RSE, Australia phone ban)

PulsePoint – 6th June 2024

Welcome to PulsePoint for 6th June - the latest media stories and research related to family and society that you need to know about – ...
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McBLOG - WokeUp NZ is here

McBLOG: WokeUp.nz is here

A new website WokeUp.nz has just been launched by Family First NZ. The website documents wokeness in New Zealand-based businesses so that kiwi consumers can ...
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McBLOG - Guess who is still pushing RSE

McBLOG: Guess who’s still pushing RSE

Despite the intention of the new Government coalition to review the radical RSE programme in schools, both the Ministry of Education and InsideOut are going ...
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Solid Ground with Simon OConnor 4th June

Solid Ground with Simon O’Connor – 4th June 2024

Here’s Solid Ground with Simon O’Connor – for Tuesday 4th June 2024.
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FAMILY MATTERS - Bridging the education gap

FAMILY MATTERS: Bridging the education gap

Family First's Simon O'Connor sits down and chats with Mark Bridges (yes - his brother in law!) about education in New Zealand. Mark is a ...
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Episode 12 thumbnail (RSE, IsideOut poem)

PulsePoint – 30th May 2024

Welcome to PulsePoint for 30th May 2024 - the latest media stories and research related to family and society that you need to know about ...
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