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 In Court Of Appeal To Fight Deregistration

    Media Release 17 October 2019  Family First’s continued fight against attempts by the government’s Charities Registration Board to deregister them is set to continue in the Court of Appeal in Wellington next week (Tues & Wed 22-23 Oct). In a significant development, the Charity Law Association of Australia and New Zealand has been granted leave Continue Reading

  • “Christian florist: My longtime customer was a friend, then he sued me over his gay wedding”

    USA Today 8 October 2019 Family First Comment: “Why would people want to force me to celebrate a wedding that violates my faith? Wouldn’t they want someone able to devote themselves to it? I wouldn’t want to force an atheist to sing at my church on Sunday or a gay graphic designer to create a website Continue Reading

  • Kath’s Story (The Warkworth Baker)

    In 2018, Warkworth baker Kath received a request to bake a cake for a same-sex wedding. Due to her personal beliefs, and because she wanted to follow the integrity of her heart, she politely refused. What followed was a couple of days of intense media coverage and ‘hate speech’ messages on her social media accounts Continue Reading

  • APA: We’d Like to Teach the World to Swing…

    Family Research Council 8 July 2019 Family First Comment: Monogamy is now bigotry! If you wanted confirmation that the American Psychological Ass’n has been hijacked by radicals, here it is…. “People who practice ‘consensual non-monogamy,’ as they call it, are unduly ‘marginalized,’ and it’s time, the APA argues, to promote ‘awareness and inclusivity’ for people who Continue Reading

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