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Prominent GP’s advocacy of mandatory vaccine policy shocking

Friday, 5 April 2019, 10:33 am | No Forced Vaccines

It is “shocking” that Northland GP Dr. Lance O’Sullivan is using his public profile to promote a policy of mandatory vaccinations in New Zealand, says Mischele Rhodes, a spokesperson for No Forced Vaccines, an organisation of parents and health ... More >>

“Powerful” film Vaxxed raises important questions

Wednesday, 12 April 2017, 4:19 pm | No Forced Vaccines

New Zealand health advocate Allison Roe, who is an elected member of the Waitemata District Health Board, was one of the four hundred people who attended the premiere of the film Vaxxed: From Cover-up to Catastrophe on Sunday, April 2. More >>

Act Party leader’s endorsement of Welfare Working Group

Wednesday, 22 April 2015, 9:27 pm | No Forced Vaccines

Act Party leader’s endorsement of Welfare Working Group proposal “puts vulnerable children at risk” More >>

Call for compulsory vaccination by prominent GP “alarming”

Monday, 20 April 2015, 11:17 am | No Forced Vaccines

The statement by GP Dr. Lance O’Sullivan who won the “New Zealander of the Year Award” in 2014 that vaccination should become “compulsory” is “frankly alarming”, according to Katherine Smith, spokeswoman for No Forced Vaccines. More >>

John Key to be congratulated for parental and humnan rights

Saturday, 18 April 2015, 11:55 am | No Forced Vaccines

Prime Minister John Key deserves the gratitude of every thinking New Zealander for his sensible decision not to follow the example of Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott whose government is now linking children’s vaccinations to childcare subsidies ... More >>

Plan to Link Enrolments to Children's Jabs "Dictatorial '

Tuesday, 15 May 2012, 10:56 am | No Forced Vaccines

Secret Government Plan to Link School, Preschool Enrolments to Children's Jabs "Dictatorial and Unwarranted" More >>

Government's "Nasty" Vaccine Surprise

Friday, 11 May 2012, 12:55 pm | No Forced Vaccines

A document obtained under the Official Information Act shows that the government plans to link children's vaccinations with parental benefits in the "second Welfare Reform Bill", due to be introduced into Parliament in the second half ... More >>

Vaccination of children without parents' consent

Thursday, 26 April 2012, 3:24 pm | No Forced Vaccines

The report on TV3 news on April 24 that health officials are using social media to promote vaccination to teenagers, and then vaccinate underage teenagers without their parents' consent, "should ring serious alarm bells", says Katherine Smith, spokeswoman ... More >>

St John staff deserve informed choice concerning vaccination

Tuesday, 1 November 2011, 3:19 pm | No Forced Vaccines

It would be worrying if the plan for "an immunisation campaign for all staff without immunity to measles"[1] infringed the human rights of employees of St John Ambulance, says Katherine Smith, spokeswoman for No Forced Vaccines ( ... More >>

Vaccination programme for measles "may increase autism risk"

Friday, 28 October 2011, 12:29 pm | No Forced Vaccines

On October 21, the Bay of Plenty District Health Board announced that in a bid to control measles in its area, it was changing the recommendations for the age at which children receive the controversial MMR (measles, mumps, rubella) vaccine. More >>

"Ignorance" of Medical Officers of Health "Alarming"

Thursday, 20 October 2011, 12:08 pm | No Forced Vaccines

Public statements by a Medical Officer of Health from the Auckland Regional Public Health Service as well as another Medical Officer of Health from the Northland District Health Board show a "worrying" level of ignorance about some very important areas ... More >>

No Real "Informed Consent" with Meningococcal C Vaccine

Monday, 17 October 2011, 2:20 pm | No Forced Vaccines

Public not being told of "serious risks" of vaccine in new meningococcal C vaccination campaign More >>

Many health professionals reject influenza vaccinations

Friday, 7 October 2011, 12:02 pm | No Forced Vaccines

A recent analysis of influenza vaccination uptake rates among health professionals has shown that a large proportion decide against being vaccinated. The national average for influenza vaccination rate for doctors, nurses and midwives is approximately ... More >>

Programme on vaccination shows importance of informed choice

Monday, 25 July 2011, 12:29 pm | No Forced Vaccines

Ian Sinclair's story on this week's Sunday programme "highlights the importance of New Zealand parents being able to make free and informed decisions about vaccination" says Katherine Smith. Smith is the spokeswoman for No Forced Vaccines, an organisation ... More >>

Government response to Health Select Committee

Thursday, 23 June 2011, 3:11 pm | No Forced Vaccines

On June 22, the government issued its response [1] to the Report of the Health Select Committee following its Inquiry into how to increase vaccination completion rates. Katherine Smith, the spokeswoman for No Forced Vaccines [2], an organisation set ... More >>

Manufacturing consent for coercive vaccination policy

Monday, 20 June 2011, 12:57 pm | No Forced Vaccines

On June 22, the government is due to respond to the report produced by the Health Select Committee following its Inquiry into how to increase vaccination rates. More >>

Proposed changes to immunisation policy cause concern

Friday, 17 June 2011, 3:39 pm | No Forced Vaccines

“I am really worried about the recommendations in this report,” says Hamilton mother Mischele Rhodes, who explains that her son Callum’s life "unravelled" after he had his 15 month vaccinations. Callum went from a “fat breast-fed and solid ... More >>

*NZ Vaccine Information "Typically Misleading"

Friday, 17 June 2011, 1:55 pm | No Forced Vaccines

According to author and researcher Katherine Smith, New Zealanders are being misled about the safety and efficacy of vaccines. More >>

Mother Slams Health Authorities' Handling of Measles Cases

Friday, 17 June 2011, 1:51 pm | No Forced Vaccines

The mother of a healthy child who was banned from attending Oratia school from June 3 until June 16, says the way the school and health authorities handled the situation was "insensitive and inconsistent". More >>

Coerced Vaccination "Unacceptable"

Friday, 10 June 2011, 8:01 pm | No Forced Vaccines

The situation in West Auckland, where approximately 100 children have been barred from attending Oratia School because they have not been vaccinated against measles is symptomatic of what happens when public health policies are highjacked by corporate ... More >>