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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  • Three exes battle over $2.2m Auckland house after polyamorous relationship breaks up

    NZ Herald 22 May 2020 Family First Comment: Watch this space… “Three people shared a home and a bed for 15 years, but their relationship isn’t recognised by law… The court ruling noted that polyamorous couples had asked the Law Commission to recognise their relationships when it recently reviewed the law. The Law Commission said at the Continue Reading

  • New Zealand marriage rates lowest since 1960s, new data reveals

    NZ Herald 5 May 2020 Family First Comment: “Family First NZ has issued a statement citing a correlation between a decline in marriage rates and an impact on children and families. It warns the drop in marriage rates could have a negative social impact on children, according to recent reports on child abuse and family Continue Reading

  • Polygamy Advocates Lay Groundwork for Civil Rights Revolution

    The Daily Signal 26 April 2020 Family First Comment: AS PREDICTED – unfortunately…… This has led to “the American Psychological Association’s creation last year of its Consensual Non-Monogamy Task Force, formed to destigmatize such relationships and explore changes in public policy. Schechinger, the task force co-chair, said it’s much easier to stereotype and hate a marginalized Continue Reading

  • Minimal Interest For Same-Sex ‘Marriage’

    “Bob McCoskrie – Family First NZ” 5 May 2020 Seven years on from the definition of marriage being changed, statistics show that the demand for same-sex ‘marriage’ has been insignificant, and has had to be boosted by overseas couples which represent almost half of all same-sex ‘marriages’ during this period. There have been 117,945 traditional marriages Continue Reading

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