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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    Family First angry people might be allowed to choose what gender’s on their birth certificate

    NewsHub 19 August 2017 Family First says letting people to choose the gender on their birth certificates will make them meaningless. The Government Administration Committee has recommended Internal Affairs Minister Peter Dunne changes the Births, Deaths and Marriages Act to allow it, Fairfax reports. The Human Rights Commission has been advocating for the change for Continue Reading

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    MPs Want Birth Certificates Based on Feelings, Not Biology

    Media Release 19 Aug 2017 Family First NZ says that politicians have deemed birth certificates meaningless as a result of a decision by the Government Administration select committee to recommend that birth certificates be based on the choice of the person. “By choosing your own gender in your birth certificate, the certificates will become an Continue Reading

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    ‘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, Continue Reading

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    Why marriage should be between a man and a woman

    Sydney Morning Herald 10 August 2017 Family First Comment: Australia are going to be voting on the redefining of marriage – so some interesting commentary is coming out. Especially this one… (PS: Senator Wong (referred to) is a key supporter of same-sex marriage) “On the issue of marriage I think the reality is there is Continue Reading

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