Category Archives: News

  • Bermuda abolishes same-sex marriage

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    Catholic Herald 11 December 2017 Family First Comment: Perhaps this is as a result of hosting the America’s Cup. We could start a trend! 😊 www.ProtectMarriage.nz Just six months after a court ruling overturned the...

  • British woman in lesbian ‘relationship’ with chandelier named Lumiere

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    NewsHub 6 December 2017 Family First Comment: “This isn’t the only famous case of objectophilia, American woman Erika LaBrie ‘married’ the Eiffel Tower in 2007, while Swedish-born Eija-Riitta Berliner-Mauer ‘married’ the Berlin Wall over 30...

  • “Can I kiss myself?” – Of course! Sologamy is Marriage Equality

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    ‘Can I kiss myself?’ – Kiwi officiates as sologamist marries herself on Aussie beach TVNZ One News 30 November 2017 Family First Comment: Once you redefine something once, the possibilities are endless….. #slipperyslope www.ProtectMarriage.nz A...

  • Want to avoid dementia? Get married, research suggests

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    The Telegraph 28 November 2017 Family First Comment: Another good reason to promote marriage Getting married could significantly reduce the chances of developing dementia, a new study suggests. Levels of social interaction may explain the...

  • Religious beliefs mean English midwife faces deportation

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    NewsTalk ZB 28 November 2017 Family First Comment: What the….!!!??? “She married her New Zealand husband Matt a year ago, but because of their religious beliefs they didn’t live together before marriage. Witt told Mike...

  • One day in the not too distant future….

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    NZ MPs welcome Australian marriage equality vote for polygamy / group marriage Press Release: Cross Party Parliamentary Rainbow Network Original media release is HERE – our small amendments underlined The New Zealand Cross Party Rainbow...

  • New study reveals that marriage and decency makes men happy (shock, horror!)

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    The Telegraph 30 October 2017 Family First Comment: “The researchers surveyed over 2,000 men and assigned their answers a positive mindset score of between zero and five. They found that men in a marriage or...

  • Kiwi ‘love coach’ marries hundreds to themselves

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    NZ Herald 16 October 2017 Family First Comment: And why not. Love is love – free to marry the person or persons you love. It’s called Marriage Equality. But sshh – don’t tell anyone, but...

  • At Least Australians Get A Say on Marriage

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    Media Release 16 October 2017 Family First NZ, an advocacy group in New Zealand which led the opposition to redefining marriage, says that the kiwi politicians are wrong when they try to argue that there...

  • Laurie Penny: ‘I’ve been polyamorous for nearly a decade. Here’s how I make it work’

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    NZ Herald 15 October 2017 Family First Comment: Oh look! Yet another column by the mainstream media promoting and normalising polyamory. But hey! Redefining marriage won’t lead to further distortions of the definition. That’s just...

  • Woman gives up on men, marries dog

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    NewsHub 11 October 2017 Family First Comment: Why not? Love is love, eh. A woman from Northern Ireland has married who she calls her “king” – but he’s not the husband most women would have...

  • The ins and outs of marrying yourself

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    NewsHub 6 October 2017 Family First Comment: It’s incredible that we’re even having this discussion!!! Apparently the ‘kicker’ is that you can’t marry a ‘relative’. Say what?? But apparently marrying yourself is not technically covered...

  • ABC- Caught spreading fake news over Same Sex Marriage Debate

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    Daily Telegraph 1 October 2017 Family First Comment: Family First (and the factual experience of NZ since the same-sex marriage law) is quoted extensively in this leading column in Australia today…. “We went and had...

  • PM Wrong On Effects Of Redefining Marriage In NZ

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    Media Release 22 September 2017 Family First NZ says that New Zealand Prime Minister Bill English is wrong when he argues to the Australian media that there have been no concerns since marriage was redefined...

  • PM Wrong On Effects Of Redefining Marriage In NZ

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    Daily Bulletin 22 September 2017 Family First Comment: Bill English was asked about the effects of same-sex marriage in New Zealand by the Australian media. We’ve had to set the record straight! Family First NZ...

  • Churches say no to Same-sex couple wedding

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    ‘It pains us to say no’: Church refuses to marry Kāpiti couple Stuff co.nz 25 September 2017 A same-sex couple have been refused a church wedding … Saunders contacted St Peter’s Anglican Church to book...

  • Employee sacked for voting No in Plebiscite (Aust)

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    Kids party entertainer ‘let go’ for same-sex marriage view hits back Stuff co.nz 21 September 2017 Family First Comment: Incredible. “Tolerance and diversity” – except if we disagree with you. Imagine if it was the...

  • VALUE YOUR VOTE 2017: Marriage

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    The redefinition of marriage has been one of the most significant political issues of our time. A politician’s position on this issue exposes his or her worldview and gives a clear indication of how he...

  • What’s changed in Britain since same-sex marriage?

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    The Spectator 7 September 2017 Family First Comment: An interesting read and very similar to what NZ is experiencing (as we have documented) https://www.familyfirst.org.nz/2017/09/our-message-to-australia-the-consequences-of-redefining-marriage/ Four years ago, amid much uncertainty, 400 British members of parliament...

  • VALUE YOUR VOTE 2017: Marriage

    The redefinition of marriage has been one of the most significant political issues of our time. A politician’s position on this issue exposes his or her worldview and gives a clear indication of how he...