Welcome to Fluoride Free NZ

We are everyday Kiwis backed by informed dental and health professionals who have studied the research on water fluoridation. Water fluoridation is not the answer to tooth decay. The solution is to promote dental hygiene education, a good diet and regular visits to the dentist. Swallowing fluoride affects the whole body.

It doesn’t work.

more info on efficacy

It’s not safe.

more info on safety

New Zealand is one of the few countries in the world where some councils still choose to fluoridate the water. 97% of European countries do not fluoridate their water supplies. Fluoridation is increasingly being challenged around the world as awareness grows.

Informed Dentists Oppose Fluoridation

Dentists are taught that Fluoridation is an effective practice. When Dentists investigate for themselves they find that Science disagrees with this theory taught by a handful of countries.

10 Facts about Fluoride

Attorney Michael Connett summarizes 10 basic facts about fluoride that should be considered in any discussion about whether to fluoridate water. To download the flyer that accompanies this video, click here. To watch Michael debate the fluoridation issue with several fluoridation advocates, click here.

NZ Hero Dr John Colquhoun

The late Dr John Colquhoun was the Principal Dental Officer of Auckland and head of the Fluoridation Promotion Group when he changed his mind about fluoridation Why I Changed My Mind About Fluoridation

Fluoride Free NZ Campaign Targets Taupo and Turangi



Following on from the very successful Rotorua ‘Informed Dentists and Doctors Fluoridation Event’ Fluoride Free NZ will be holding the ‘Dentists, Doctors & School Dental Nurses Taupo Event’ on Saturday 15 November from 4pm – 6pm. Location TBC.   Local Councillors, Local MPs, Iwi representatives, local dentists and doctors, and the Public from Taupo and Turangi will all be invited…

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Open Letter to Labour’s David Shearer



Fluoride Free NZ is surprised to hear you refer to those of us who take an active concern of clean pure drinking water as parasites. We find your comments baseless and insulting to the majority of international scientists and world governments, who have rejected fluoridation as ineffective, unsafe, and unethical.  It also seems a rather…

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Local councils attempt to abdicate responsibility



Fluoride Free New Zealand is disappointed with the decision made at Local Government New Zealand’s (LGNZ) Annual Conference to lobby central Government to take control of fluoridation.  LGNZ members should not be abdicating their responsibility to protect their residents from harm, to anyone, even central Government.  Whether or not a person wants to consume fluoride chemicals…

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In Memory of Dr Peter Scanlon



  We are sad to announce that Dr Peter Scanlon passed away on Tuesday (15th July 2014) in hospital after battling cancer for the past year. Dr Scanlon will be sorely missed by everyone in Fluoride Free New Zealand. Dr Scanlon gave great presentations to New Plymouth, Hamilton and South Taranaki District Councils. He did…

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Fluoride Free NZ Campaign Heads To Rotorua



Fluoride Free NZ will be holding the ‘Informed Dentists and Doctors Rotorua Event’ on Saturday 26 July from 4pm – 6pm at the Sudima Hotel, Rotorua.   Local Councillors, MP Nominees, Iwi representatives, local dentists and doctors, and the Public have all been invited to hear the Informed Dentists and Doctors say Keep Fluoride Out of Rotorua’s shared water…

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The Case Against Fluoride – Dr Stan Litras



By Dr Stan Litras Saturday 28 June 2014 Rotorua Daily Post Is there a difference between fluoride found naturally in water and fluoride that is added to water? Yes. Naturally occurring fluoride is bound strongly to calcium and is relatively inert. It is the free fluoride ions released by the toxic silicofluorides used in water…

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Open Letter to Tamati Coffey from Fluoride Free NZ



Dear Mr Coffey,   Fluoride Free NZ invites you to hear your community’s concerns about water fluoridation at the Informed Dentists and Doctors Event at 4pm on Saturday 26 July at the Sudima Hotel. Listen to the Dentists and Doctors who have reviewed the current information on fluoridation and get a second opinion and become fully informed.   Like…

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Open Letter to Dr Peter Gluckman



Fluoride Free NZ congratulates Dr Peter Gluckman for being appointed the co-chair of the Commission to end childhood obesity. Dr Gluckman has stated “I think part of the solution is in what I call nutritional literacy which means that people need to understand the consequences of what they eat. For parents to be, for pregnant…

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Open Letter to Dr Broadbent



Fluoride Free NZ congratulates Dr Broadbent for looking into the serious issue of whether fluoridation affects IQ despite the fact that the research is still disappointingly predicated on a dogmatic and well-documented falsehood that ‘fluoridation prevents tooth decay’. Based on the following points why do you, the NZDA and the MOH continue to promote fluoridation…

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