One Man.
One Woman.
That's Marriage.

Marriages are a matter of significant public concern, as the record of almost every culture shows. If it weren’t for the fact that sexual intercourse between a man and a woman leads to children and brings with it a further obligation to care for those children, the notion of marriage would probably never have existed, and the state would not have been interested in it. The state - which did not invent marriage - has no authority to re-invent it.
  • The effect on churches and marriage celebrants

    IAN BASSETT – Read the legal opinions obtained by Family First NZ from Barrister Ian Bassett which describe the effects of Louisa Wall’s Marriage Amendment Act Bill, if it is enacted.

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  • Marriage Should Not be Redefined.

    BOB McCOSKRIE – FAMILY FIRST NZ: Marriages are a matter of significant public concern, as the record of almost every culture shows. If it weren’t for the fact that sexual intercourse between a man and a woman leads to children and…

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  • Beyond Gay Marriage

    STANLEY KURTZ – THE WEEKLY STANDARD: Among the likeliest effects of gay marriage is to take us down a slippery slope to legalized polygamy and “polyamory” (group marriage). Marriage will be transformed into a variety of relationship contracts, linking two, three, or more individuals…

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  • I’m gay but I’m against same-sex marriages

    RICHARD WAGHORN – Marriage is vital as a framework within which children can be brought up by a man and woman. Not all marriages, of course, involve child-raising. And there are also, for that matter, same-sex couples already raising children. But the reality is that marriages tend towards child-raising and same-sex partnerships do not.

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  • Let us not forget the point of what marriage is for

    MIRANDA DEVINE: One of the consequences of remaking marriage to include gays is that it will be transformed from an institution centred around the wellbeing of children to one centred on the self-fulfillment of adults.

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    Ten reasons marriage is good for your health

    NZ Herald 23 May 2017 Family First Comment: We already knew all of this – but the NZ Herald has finally caught up. Notice the heading is not “Cohabitation is good for your health”!  😊 1. You will live a healthy life Good news for Pippa Middleton, who wed financier James Matthews this weekend: being Continue Reading

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    Venue ends ban on same-sex weddings despite beliefs of founder

    Luxury venue Stoneridge Estate ends ban on same-sex weddings in on-site chapel Stuff co.nz 20 May 2017 Family First Comment: You don’t have to be a rocket scientist to see that this venue was starting to be put under pressure… “We have never not supported same-sex weddings at the property. However, my mother of 80 Continue Reading

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    SOLOGAMY: The Saddest Trend You’ve Ever Heard Of

    Daily Wire 15 May 2017 Family First Comment: We warned that once something is redefined once, there will be no stopping further redefinitions. Unfortunately…. we were right. http://www.protectmarriage.org.nz Apparently, people are now marrying themselves. Well, more specifically, sad, bitter feminists with a millennial-like flare for narcissism are marrying themselves after sticking it to The Patriarchy Continue Reading

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    Babies with involved fathers learn faster, study finds

    BBC News 10 May 2017 Family First Comment:This study comes after research by Oxford University found confident fathers, who embraced becoming a parent, were less likely to have children who displayed behavioural issues before the teenage years. #fathersmatter An active male role in the early stages of babies’ development produced better performance in cognitive tests Continue Reading

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