A royal blunder

A royal blunder   The Prime Minister’s Chief Science Advisor and the Royal Society of New Zealand admitted yesterday, Thursday 15th January, that a serious blunder had been made in their report “Health effects of water fluoridation: a Review of the scientific evidence”.   A new version[1] is available on the Royal Society’s website where…

Professor Connett and Dr Hirzy to present in Thames and Taupo in February 2015

In February 2014, Professor Paul Connett’s public presentation in Auckland lead to the Royal Society and the Prime Minister’s Chief Scientist scrambling to defend fluoridation. See the NZ Review timeline. Professor Connett returns in February 2015 bringing with him Dr William Hirzy, former Senior Vice-President of the Union for the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).…

Urgent – Submissions Close 9 January – MoH try to exempt Fluoride Chemicals

The New Zealand Government has announced that it is taking public submissions on a pending application to exempt fluoridation chemicals (HFA and SSF) from the New Zealand Medicine’s Act, even though their sole stated purpose is to treat people to prevent dental decay.  Closing date is the 9th January 2015. http://www.medsafe.govt.nz/consultations/medicine-regulations-fluoride-in-drinking-water.asp See submission form below…

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…