Category Archives: Latest News

  • 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...

  • Folau’s prospects bolstered by landmark religious freedom ruling in Britain

    Sydney Morning Herald 4 July 2019 Family First Comment: The English Court of Appeal has decided: “The mere expression of religious views about sin does not necessarily connote discrimination.” #FreeToBelieve Britain’s second-highest court handed down a...

  • Divorce likely to put weight on children, study finds

    BBC News 17 June 2019 Family First Comment: The paper suggests a range of reasons why children might put on weight after a divorce, both economic and non-economic, including: ◾less money in separated households for fresh...

  • How Jacinda Ardern’s engagement bucks the trend

    NewsHub 4 May 2019 Family First Comment: “We should be concerned that marriage rates are at an all-time low. The weakening of marriage is one of the most important social issues we are facing.” Congratulations to...

  • Is polyamory on the rise?

    Radio NZ News 28 March 2019 Family First Comment: As predicted, the promoting and normalisation of polygamy / polyamory continues. Once you redefine marriage to include any genders, there is no reason to oppose any number...

  • Spike in divorce applications: ‘It’s that New Year’s resolution’

    TVNZ One News 7 January 2019 Family First Comment:  A sad reality – but at least NZ has a structure in place which means that divorces can’t be done quickly and without due consideration – as...

  • Aussie twins call for law change so they can marry same man

    NewsHub 24 December 2018 Family First Comment:  Well, why not? Love is love? Marriage ‘equality’?  #AsPredicted  A pair of twins who claim to be the most identical in the world are calling on the Australian Government...

  • Newspoll: Majority Backs Laws to Protect Religions (Aust)

    The Australian 26 November 2018 Family First Comment:  A clear majority of Australians — including nearly 60 per cent of Labor voters — has backed new laws to prevent individuals, schools and companies from being discriminated...

  • Wedding mag closes after refusal to feature same-sex couples

    Radio NZ News 19 November 2018 Family First Comment: “Luke and Carla Burrell, founders of White Magazine, said advertisers had abandoned them in droves. In a farewell post on its website, the magazine’s founders said they...

  • The law must allow BOTH my marriages – ‘polyamorous’ woman (UK)

    Daily Mail 19 November 2018 Family First Comment:  The marriage equality campaign will HAVE to get behind this. Love. Consent. Equality. Why not?  www.ProtectMarriage.nz A woman is calling for a change of law than allows people...

  • UK bakery’s refusal to bake pro same-sex marriage cake did not discriminate – court

    NewsHub 11 October 2018 Family First Comment:  Superb decision in the UK  “The court said the situation was more akin to a Christian printing business being required to print leaflets promoting an atheist message.”  #FreeToBelieve  www.ProtectMarriage.nz ...

  • New social justice rights limit long-standing freedoms

    Stuff co.nz 12 September 2018 Family First Comment: Who’s the boss? God or the state? Family First, in its defence of the natural family, declares that there is an authority above the state. Which is no...

  • MercatorNet – Promoting the natural family is ‘not in the public benefit’

    MercatorNet 6 September 2018 New Zealand’s foremost family advocacy group, Family First, faces losing its charitable status after a judgement from the High Court finding that its purposes and activities are not predominantly for the...

  • Alan J. Hawkins and Hal Boyd: How (and Why) Government Should Invest in Marriage

    Public Discourse 20 August 2018 Family First Comment: Excellent commentary.. “Divorce doesn’t just end a marriage, it frequently also involuntarily weakens a parent-child relationship—usually with the father—and, over time, can result in the negative effects...

  • US baker sues Colorado after refusal to bake cake celebrating gender transition opposed

    TVNZ One News 16 August 2018 Family First Comment: First it was ‘you MUST accept same-sex marriage.’ Now it’s ‘you MUST accept gender ideology.’ All in the name of tolerance eh “Colorado is on a...

  • New law will protect minors from forced marriage in New Zealand

    NZ Herald 8 August 2018 A law that gives children more protection against forced marriage is expected to pass with unanimous support in Parliament today. The Marriage (Court Consent to Marriage of Minors) Amendment Bill...

  • Warkworth baker refuses to make wedding cake for gay couple

    NZ Herald 9 July 2018 Family First Comment: A gracious response… “”I do not wish to offend either of you and I thank you for letting me know that it is a same-sex wedding,” it...

  • Lee Suckling: Throuples: The truth about three-person relationships

    NZ Herald 27 June 2018 Family First Comment: And so the groundwork of preparing society for group ‘marriage’ continues! This time in the NZ Herald… “As I said, three-person relationships, when consensual, are just as...

  • Canadian judge rules child born to polyamorous trio has three parents

    LifeSite News 13 June 2018 Family First Comment: As predicted, with Canada leading the way. This will set a precedent for NZ… “REAL Women’s vice president warned the decision legitimizes polyamorous relationships and paves the...

  • Supreme Court rules in favour of baker who would not make wedding cake for gay couple

    NZ Herald 5 May 2018 Family First Comment: Great decision…. “Government hostility toward people of faith has no place in our society, yet the state of Colorado was openly antagonistic toward Jack’s religious beliefs about...