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.

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

FFNZ confirms statements are factual

The Advertising Standards Authority says it is not clear whether the statements on a flyer we, at Fluoride Free New Zealand, used to advertise a public meeting in Rotorua this year, were fact or opinion. We wish to rule out this ambiguity and assure people that we stand by the statements, which are supported by…


Open Letter to Green Party Co-Leader Russel Norman

Fluoride Free NZ shares the Green Party’s concern for the environment and New Zealand’s “clean, green” image to protect, not only New Zealand’s environment, but also its economic wellbeing. You are correct in stating that “The first step to cleaning up our rivers is to stop adding more pollution”. So it is strange that the…


Whitewash Reviews: Part 2, Australia

August 28, 2014 Paul Connett, PhD, Director, Fluoride Action Network Background When historians write about our age they will be very puzzled by the fact that for over 60 years health agencies in a handful countries (particularly English-speaking countries like Australia, Canada, Ireland, New Zealand, the UK and the US) have pursued with such vigor…


Whitewash Reviews: Part 1, New Zealand

August 27, 2014 Paul Connett, PhD, Director, Fluoride Action Network This is the first of a two-part series on the whitewash reviews which are produced by pro-fluoridation governments in an attempt to defuse the growing efforts to end this foolish practice worldwide. Part 1 is on the whitewash review produced by the NZ government a…


Dirty Politics and Laundered Science

Last week we had Dirty Politics this week we have Laundromat Science A “review” of fluoridation published yesterday (22nd August) was chaired by committed fluoridationists Professors Peter Gluckman and David Skegg. Both of these men had already hung their hat on the fluoridation wagon. It is obvious that this review was set up to allay…


Secret Fluoridation Review Totally One-Sided Admits Chair

Press Release: Mark Atkin Secret Fluoridation Review Totally One-Sided Admits Chair 15 August 2014 The secret ‘review’ of water fluoridation will only look at research that supports fluoridationists’ belief in ‘the safety and efficacy of fluoride in water’, says Sir Peter Gluckman, co-chair of this thereby-admitted ‘kangaroo review’. It is no wonder that scientific studies…