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In a world of ‘fake news’ and not being sure which media outlets you can truly trust, Family First does a daily check on key issues in the media affecting families and summarises them for you – including any necessary fact-check corrections! Our Media Releases have the common theme of promoting strong families, safe communities and the protection of life from conception to death. 

Latest News & Media Releases

In a world of ‘fake news’ and not being sure which media outlets you can truly trust, Family First does a daily check on key issues in the media affecting families and summarises them for you – including any necessary fact-check corrections! Our Media Releases have the common theme of promoting strong families, safe communities and the protection of life from conception to death. 

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euthanasia ptsd

Belgium – physically healthy 23 yr old woman suffering PTSD is euthanised

Yet another tragic story that highlights the dangers of liberal euthanasia laws (aka “assisted suicide”). A Belgian woman, aged 23, was recently euthanised after being …

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rise of transgender kids

Rapid rise of kiwi children being prescribed puberty blockers

Data released by Pharmac shows exponential growth in the number of kiwi children being prescribed puberty blockers, despite concerns about safety. In fact, New Zealand …

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no to dope

Why we shouldn’t be pardoning or decriminalising cannabis use in NZ

“Progressives” are forever trying to loosen our laws and ultimately make society more liberal. They want to dismantle the foundations upon which much of western …

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Christian CEO “cancelled” after one day in the job

Surely Diversity & Inclusion can’t co-exist with Cancel Culture? The two must be mutually exclusive, right? Well unfortunately the Diversity & Inclusion agenda doesn’t roll …

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prolife families

Pro-life families create a culture that values all life – by Olivia Boyd

Olivia Boyd is our teenage guest writer who is very passionate about supporting the pro-life movement and ending human trafficking. Upon completion of her High …

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sex ed in school

Teacher keeps job after controversial sex-ed handout – parents outraged

Further to the story of a controversial and extreme sex-ed handout being given to pupils aged 11-13, the teacher responsible has kept her job. What’s …

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puberty blockers safety

Puberty Blockers Not “Safe & Reversible” – Ministry of Health

MEDIA RELEASE 21 September 2022 Puberty Blockers Not “Safe & Reversible” – Ministry of Health Family First NZ is welcoming an overdue turnaround in the …

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Forum Highlights

Forum on the Family 2022 Highlights

The 14th annual New Zealand Forum on the Family took place on Tuesday 6th of September 2022. The event was sold-out, with a record crowd …

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Free speech and opinions on all issue

The Problem with Being Easily Offended – by Olivia Boyd

Olivia Boyd is our teenage guest writer who is very passionate about supporting the pro-life movement and ending human trafficking. Upon completion of her High …

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Youth Mental Health Report

Youth Mental Health – New Report Uncovers ‘Alarming’ Data

MEDIA RELEASE – 4 September 2022 Family First’s latest report Child and Youth Mental Health: why New Zealand’s young lead the developed world in poor …

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Fathers Matter

Why we need to support and encourage Fatherhood

As we honour and celebrate fathers this Sunday, it’s worth considering just how significant fathers are to the wellbeing and development of children, and ultimately …

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transgender rise in USA

Number of transgender youth nearly doubles in United States

In just 3 years, the number of young people who identify as transgender has nearly doubled in the United States, according to a new report …

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