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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  • When your belief in marriage results in job loss & court (UK)

    The Coalition for Marriage in their latest newsletter have highlighted a number of cases where people who disagree with same-sex marriage have been punished in their careers and occupations, despite recent legal victories, and despite assurances that this would not happen (similar to misleading assurances in New Zealand!) In 2006 Archbishop Mario Conti, then Roman Continue Reading

  • First family in California with THREE dads on their child’s birth certificate

    Daily Mail 13 December 2020 Family First Comment: Somebody needs to give the authorities a biology lesson about how babies are actually created. But we did warn you. This is a natural consequence of marriage ‘equality’. Once the definition is changed once, the definition and structure of marriage and family is changed forever, and constantly Continue Reading

  • Charities Board Still Gunning to Deregister Family First

    Media Release 25 September 2020 Family First New Zealand has been notified that the Charities Board intend to appeal the recent decision in the Wellington Court of Appeal which opposed deregistration of Family First New Zealand from the Charities Register. “This decision is a threat for the freedom of speech and belief in New Zealand. Continue Reading

  • A Win For Freedom Of Speech & Belief In NZ

    Media Release 27 August 2020 Family First NZ has won their appeal in the Wellington Court of Appeal against deregistration from the Charities Register. “This decision is a win for the freedom of speech and belief in New Zealand. The attempt by the Charities Board to deregister Family First would have been a watershed, not Continue Reading

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