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…