Monthly Archives: January 2016

  • Families are not the best anti-poverty measure. Marriage is.

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    Modern Marriage 13 January 2016 ‘Families are the best anti-poverty measure ever invented‘, claimed David Cameron today. “Families that break apart“, he said, “are twice as likely to experience poverty as those that stay together“....

  • Help us find NZ’s longest married couple

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    Married Longer Than 75 Years? We’re On the Hunt – Can You Help Us We have a quick request. We’ve been inundated with nominations for the longest living married couple in New Zealand with the...

  • Married 76+ Years? The Search Is On For NZ’s Longest Married Couple.

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    Media Release 6 January 2016 Family First NZ has been inundated with nominations for the longest living married couple in New Zealand with the current benchmark being 76 years.   “Currently the longest married couple that...

  • Children brought up by both parents far less likely to suffer mental ill-health

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    The Telegraph 26 December 2015 Children brought up by single parents and in step families are three times as likely to suffer from mental health problems, a major study has found. Research on more than...