Shock Poll: NZ’ers Want Stricter Limits on Abortion

Media Release 21 January 2018 An independent poll of New Zealanders by Curia Market Research has found significant support for greater time limits on abortion, including from those who generally support abortion. There was surprisingly small support for the current Crimes Act time limit of 20 weeks, and overwhelming rejection of any extension to the limit. There was also strong … Read More

AUSA Protects Young Nats, But Not ProLife Group

Media Release 12 October 2017 Family First NZ says that in the latest bizarre twist in the debacle covering the Auckland University Students Association’s (AUSA) attempt to disaffiliate the student club Prolife Auckland, a similar attempt to disaffiliate the Young Nats has been blocked by the AUSA. In the latest round of Referenda questions for students to consider, the AUSA … Read More

Students Union Correct To Quash Attempts To Muzzle Free Speech

Media Release 5 October 2017 Family First NZ is welcoming a decision by the Auckland University Students Association (AUSA) to reject attempts to disaffiliate the student club Prolife Auckland from the AUSA. “The original vote was a disturbing attempt by ideologues to shut down free speech, debate and views, and the AUSA was correct to nullify the attempt as invalid … Read More

Jacinda’s Position on Abortion Law Still Unclear For Voters

Media Release 11 Sep 2017 Family First NZ is still calling on specifics of what Labour leader Jacinda Ardern is proposing for New Zealand’s abortion laws, and is concerned that she misunderstands the law as it stands. At the Newstalk ZB’s Leaders Breakfast this morning, National Director Bob McCoskrie’s question was put to her: “Law abortion reform group ALRANZ have … Read More

VALUE YOUR VOTE 2017: Parental Notification for Teen Abortions

The ‘parental notification’ law for teenage abortions currently means that while a parent has to sign a letter for their daughter to go on a school trip to the zoo or to play in the netball team, they are totally excluded from any knowledge or granting of permission for that same child to be put on the pill or have … Read More

Labour Needs To Tell Disability Groups & Voters Their Specific Abortion Policy

Media Release 8 Sep 2017 Family First NZ is calling on the Labour party to disclose to voters and concerned disability groups like Saving Downs the exact details of what they’re proposing around the liberalisation of abortion. “Labour have been quick to reject justified concerns of groups like Saving Downs, but have completely failed to explain exactly what they intend. … Read More

VALUE YOUR VOTE 2017: Abortion

The good news is that abortions are at the lowest rate since 1990. But some political parties want to ‘decriminalise’ abortion and consequently diminish safeguards that exist for vulnerable women. Decriminalisation will pave the way for late term and partial birth abortions, and ‘gendercide’ (abortion based on the sex of the unborn child, usually targeting female babies). Terminations could be … Read More

Abortion Affects Two Lives, Current Law Reflects That

Media Release 5 September 2017 Family First NZ is rejecting Labour leader Jacinda Ardern’s call for the decriminalisation of abortion and says that the existing safeguards are there to protect both women and children. “Jacinda Ardern says she supports the liberalising of abortion laws. But any changes would potentially pave the way for late term abortions, aborting children on the … Read More

Muzzling Of Charities Now Extends To Auckland University

Media Release 29 August 2017 Family First NZ says that the Auckland University Students Association (AUSA) disaffiliating the student club Prolife Auckland from the AUSA is a disturbing continuation of attempts by both the State and now tertiary institutions to shut down free speech, debate and views. “As with the attempts to muzzle Family First’s views, this action by the … Read More

‘Value Your Vote’ Election Resource Launched

Media Release 13 Aug 2017 For the fourth successive election, Family First NZ has launched their Value Your Vote resource to inform voters leading up to the September election. “Value Your Vote records how existing MP’s have voted over the past five terms on controversial issues with a focus on votes related to marriage, parenting, and other key social issues. … Read More