Parents & Teens Want Parental Notification

Media Release 3 June 2015 Family First NZ is calling on politicians to reflect the concerns and wishes of parents and also teenagers, and ensure that young pregnant girls in a crisis situation receive the family support they deserve and need. A petition is being presented to Parliament on behalf of a Stratford mother whose teenager daughter attempted suicide after … Read More

Families Support Review of Teen Abortion Law

Media Release 26 Apr 2015 Family First NZ is supporting calls for a review of the parental notification laws for teen abortions and agrees that young pregnant teens should have the support of their parents, not have their parents alienated from the process. “The law currently means that while a parent has to sign a letter for their daughter to … Read More

Labour Leaders Open To Extreme Abortion Laws

Media Release 12 Nov 2014 Family First NZ is rejecting the Labour leader candidates’ call for the decriminalisation of abortion and says that the existing safeguards are there to protect women and children. “Andrew Little, Grant Robertson, Nanaia Mahuta and David Parker said on Radio NZ this morning that they supported the liberalising of abortion laws. But any changes would … Read More

YOU Are The Kingmaker, Not Them!

This is our final email before you vote on Saturday. And it’s a reminder that your vote matters – to families. Do you know which parties will oppose upcoming attempts to decriminalise euthanasia, abortion, and marijuana? Which parties will fix the anti-smacking law? Which parties are unsure as to whether the definition of marriage should be further changed to allow, … Read More

Human Rights Commission to prioritise Down syndrome discrimination

PRESS RELEASE 16 AUGUST 2014 In light of the huge international interest around the surrogacy case involving baby Gammy and the father’s admission that he would have asked the surrogate mother to terminate her pregnancy if he’d known their son had Down syndrome, it is a significant development that in a world first, Saving Downs in New Zealand has secured … Read More

Abortion Rate Drops As Fetal Knowledge Increases

Media Release 18 June 2014 Family First NZ is welcoming the drop in abortions to the lowest number since 1995, and says that the rate will continue to drop as knowledge of the prenatal development of the unborn child increases, and as an increasingly pro-life younger generation become parents themselves. “The ‘bunch of cells’ argument which has driven the right-to-abortion … Read More

Safeguards on Abortion Protect Women & Children

Media Release 6 June 2014 Family First NZ is rejecting the Green party’s call for the decriminalisation of abortion and says that the existing safeguards are there to protect women and children. “If the Greens are really concerned about women, and if they’re really concerned about children as they pretend to be, they should be calling for a law which … Read More

Choose Life Ribbon Campaign Launched

Media Release 12 March 2014 A pink and blue ribbon campaign has been launched to bring attention to the issue of abortion. The pink and blue ribbon campaign is a simple but powerful way for New Zealanders to display their support for the health and wellbeing of mothers (and fathers as well!), and the protection and rights of the unborn … Read More

Planned Parenthood’s Agenda Not Welcome In NZ

Media Release 31 October 2013 Family First NZ says that the Planned Parenthood Federation of America’s agenda is not welcome in NZ and parents should be wary of its message and resources targeted at young people. The president Cecile Richards is speaking at the Family Planning Conference in Wellington today. “A review earlier this year of sex education resources in … Read More