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Open Letter to Sir Professor Peter Gluckman

Thursday, 27 April 2017, 4:15 pm | Fluoride Free New Zealand

We would like to take you up on your commendable offer to “make yourself available” at this crucial time to discuss fluoridation of the public drinking water supply across New Zealand before the second reading of the Health (Fluoridation of Drinking ... More >>

"Nanogirl" Dr Michelle Dickinson Reneges on Fluoride Debate

Friday, 21 April 2017, 4:46 pm | Fluoride Free New Zealand

The question has to be asked - why after denigrating opponents of fluoridation and claiming that she has the science on her side, will Dr Dickinson not front up to a public debate like she agreed? More >>

Top NZ Scientist Set to Face Fluoridation Expert

Monday, 17 April 2017, 2:14 pm | Fluoride Free New Zealand

Dr Michelle Dickinson, Auckland University Professor and nanotechnologist has agreed to debate Professor Paul Connett, Senior Advisor to the Fluoride Action Network. She will be inviting Sir Peter Gluckman to join her in this debate with Professor ... More >>

Confusion from Pro-Fluoride Group

Wednesday, 5 April 2017, 1:12 pm | Fluoride Free New Zealand

In a press release last week, the head of pro-fluoride activist group Making Sense of Fluoride, Dan Ryan expressed astonishment that the Royal Society of NZ once supported keeping leaded petrol; Ryan went as far as to deny it. His confusion went further, ... More >>

Call to Gov to Act on Precautionary Principle with Fluoride

Friday, 31 March 2017, 11:53 am | Fluoride Free New Zealand

“It was petrol in the 70s and 80s - what’s the equivalent today?” presenter Petra Bagust asked on TV3’s programme The Project , which covered this week’s news about lead exposure lowering IQ by more than 4 points. More >>

Protest Demonstration Against Fluoride Bill

Tuesday, 21 March 2017, 11:35 am | Fluoride Free New Zealand

People opposed to fluoridation will hold a demonstration outside Parliament on Wednesday 22nd March, starting at 1pm, after the oral presentations to the Health Select Committee. The Select Committee received over 1,200 written submissions, of which over 90% were ... More >>

EPA Petition Could Spell End of Fluoridation

Wednesday, 7 December 2016, 10:36 am | fluoride Action Network

The New Zealand Government's proposal to take away legal responsibility for water fluoridation from local councils and give it to the District Health Boards could prove to be an exercise in futility. More >>

An Opportunity to Stop Fluoridation Nationwide

Tuesday, 22 November 2016, 11:53 am | Fluoride Free New Zealand

Fluoride Free New Zealand (FFNZ) will present evidence to the Health Select Committee when the issue is discussed in the coming months. They maintain that the evidence shows that fluoridation is outdated, unsafe and ineffective and that excellent public ... More >>

Fluoride Free NZ Wins on Advertising Complaints

Wednesday, 5 October 2016, 10:02 am | Fluoride Free New Zealand

The New Zealand Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) has ruled in favour of Fluoride Free New Zealand (FFNZ) regarding their controversial TV ads screened this winter. All of the complaints against the FFNZ TV ads were rejected. FFNZ produced two TV ... More >>

PHA Accused of Breaching Election Rules to Push Fluoridation

Monday, 26 September 2016, 9:57 am | Fluoride Free New Zealand

The NZ Public Health Association, funded by the Ministry of Health, has been accused of breaching election rules and deceiving candidates in next month’s District Health Board elections. Capital and Coast DHB candidates were asked to complete a PHA survey ... More >>

Dentist warned for misleading public over water fluoridation

Wednesday, 21 September 2016, 2:26 pm | Fluoride Free New Zealand

NZ Dental Association water fluoridation spokesman and Nelson District Health Board Chief Dental Officer Rob Beaglehole has been cautioned again for giving misleading information. Last week, the New Zealand Dental Council made public its formal “firm ... More >>

Non-Fluoridated Countries Have Better Teeth

Tuesday, 12 July 2016, 12:12 pm | Fluoride Free New Zealand

Alarm bells have now been raised over the number of children needing general anaesthetic surgeries for dental decay. This must be taken seriously but, the answer is NOT more fluoridation. More >>

NZ Research Proves Fluoridation Not Needed

Thursday, 14 April 2016, 5:17 pm | Fluoride Free New Zealand

NZ Research Proves Fluoridation Not Needed A New Zealand study published in Bio Medical Central Oral Health last month shows dental health improved the greatest extent for children in non-fluoridated areas. There is now no difference in dental ... More >>

Mandatory Nationwide Fluoridation by Stealth

Wednesday, 13 April 2016, 12:26 pm | Fluoride Free New Zealand

The Government is planning to implement mandatory fluoridation to the whole of New Zealand. Currently, only around 50% of households are on fluoridated water, with only 23 out of 67 local councils still fluoridating, while voicing their growing ... More >>

No consultation needed for stopping or starting Fluoridation

Friday, 8 April 2016, 2:29 pm | Fluoride Free New Zealand

No consultation needed for stopping or starting Fluoridation, decides Auckland Council Chair of Auckland Council’s Policy and Strategy committee decided unilaterally yesterday that a petition from Fluoride Free New Zealand could be received but not ... More >>

Shhh… Fluoride Quietly Reduced in Auckland Water!

Sunday, 28 February 2016, 7:25 pm | Fluoride Free New Zealand

Auckland Council's water supplier Watercare has quietly gone about reducing the level of fluoride in Auckland's tap water. Without announcement or fanfare from Watercare or Auckland Council, the clandestine move was instead included in an Information ... More >>

Whakatane Loses Golden Opportunity: Fluoridation

Monday, 15 February 2016, 9:45 am | Fluoride Free New Zealand

Whakatane Loses Golden Opportunity: Fluoridation A shameful day it was, for those Whakatane District Councillors who voted to reverse the decision to stop fluoridation. The Council decision to support the District Health Board in starting a targeted ... More >>

Fluoride-Brain Studies Set to Expose Fluoridation Damage

Wednesday, 16 December 2015, 2:23 pm | Fluoride Free New Zealand

The US Government’s National Toxicology Program (NTP) is set to conduct new studies looking at fluoride’s adverse effects on the developing brain. The NTP is expected to ratify these studies within the coming months. Results could mean the end to fluoridation ... More >>

Auckland Council Rejects Fluoridation for Onehunga

Friday, 6 November 2015, 4:04 pm | Fluoride Free New Zealand

Auckland Council Rejects Fluoridation for Onehunga in Landslide Auckland Councillors yesterday overwhelmingly voted to reject a proposal to add hazardous fluoride chemicals to the drinking water of Onehunga residents, voting 18 to 3 against the motion. The ... More >>

Fluoride Free New Zealand (FFNZ) rejects NZDA propaganda

Wednesday, 14 October 2015, 1:37 pm | Fluoride Free New Zealand

Claims by David Crum, CEO of the New Zealand Dental Association (NZDA) are incorrect and designed to mislead the public ahead of the Thames referendum on water fluoridation, says FFNZ spokesperson Mary Byrne. More >>



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