Research & Issues

The role of Family First is to promote and advance research and policies which support marriage, families, and safe communities as foundational to a strong and enduring society. Read our Research Reports and our Summary Papers on key issues.

Research & Issues

The role of Family First is to promote and advance research and policies which support marriage, families, and safe communities as foundational to a strong and enduring society. Read our Research Reports and our Summary Papers on key issues.

Research & Key Issues

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The ‘Eggsploitation’ of Surrogacy – Our submission to the Law Commission

The Law Commission is currently reviewing surrogacy laws in New Zealand and Family First has just sent in a submission.

Teen Birth Rate (2021)

NEW ZEALAND’S TEENAGE BIRTH RATE: Is it time to stop worrying about it? Released August 2021 DOWNLOAD Full Report Media Release “NZ’s teen birth rate: Time …

Birth Certificates – Biology or Ideology

  Are Birth Certificates Canceling Biology? It’s a boy! It’s a girl! These are biological truths being proclaimed throughout the world every day. But in …

Banning ‘conversion therapy’ – criminalising parents, carers and counsellors

VISIT THE OFFICIAL WEBSITE ON THIS ISSUE    

Hate Speech Law vs Free Speech

“Free-speech is my right to say what you don’t want to hear” – George Orwell   You can view and download the full Hate Speech …

Beware of Critical Theory – it’s everywhere

What Is Critical Theory? We’ve prepared this post to explain Critical Theory, and how this is playing out in New Zealand. ** You can also …

Decriminalising Drugs: Portugal (2021)

A report published last year Decriminalising Drugs: The Truth About Portugal was written on behalf of the Swedish Drug Policy Centre about Portugal’s decriminalisation of …

Abortion and Health of Women (2021)

March 2021 A research paper for health professionals which reviews international evidence up to 2020 about the relationship between abortion and the physical and mental …

COVID Vaccine – Making an informed decision

We’re being asked on a regular basis – what’s Family First’s view of the COVID-19 vaccine? Here’s some of the important questions that we know …

Our Research

Family First is a leading voice on family issues in the media and public domain. Our research is commissioned to educate, promote and advance further research on policies which support marriage, families, and safe communities as  foundational to a strong and enduring society. Family First also hosts conferences and brings in international experts; produces and publishes relevant and stimulating material in newspapers, magazines, and other media; and enables families to make submissions to local and central government on issues affecting them. Our goal is to participate in social analysis and debate, and advocate for families regarding public policy and laws. 

Check out our fact sheets summarising the key issues facing New Zealand society.

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