Government dictates to communities again

The Director-General of Health, Ashley Bloomfield, has advised all local councils with unfluoridated communities that he intends issuing an instruction to fluoridate their water. The decision on fluoridation has always rested with local communities, upon the advice of the Royal Commission of Inquiry into Fluoridation in 1957. However, the last National Government and this Labour…

Revelation shows fluoridation should end

The revelation that fluoridation levels in Wellington and Upper Hutt water supplies has been below, and often well below, “recommended” levels, yet tooth decay rates have been unaffected, confirms that water fluoridation does not reduce tooth decay. Parents can be reassured that the drop in fluoridation levels has not caused their child to have tooth…

Chief Science Advisor Releases Pure Propaganda

The Prime Minister’s Chief Science Advisor (PMCSA) has just published a new page on fluoridation which is pure propaganda, ignoring or misrepresenting the current scientific knowledge. We have no doubt that the sole purpose is to provide a basis for the back door mandatory fluoridation Bill currently before Parliament, and the profluoridation decision expected from the Director-General of…

Fluoridation decision a disgrace

Sent as Press Release on the 22nd March 2021 It is disgraceful! The Government’s latest move on the Fluoridation Bill to now shift decision making solely to the Director General of Health proves its intention of mandatory fluoridation. This will make New Zealand one of only three countries in the world with mandatory fluoridation. The…

Letter to Jacinda Ardern 28th February 2021

Dear Ms Ardern, Regarding your announcement that Government is proceeding with the Health (Fluoridation of Drinking Water) Amendment Bill which seeks to amend Part 2A of the Health Act 1956. Key considerations Ministry of Health advisors to Government on fluoridation have been overly influenced by the dental profession. According to a Ministry of Health response to me from…

Fluoride is neurotoxic at low levels says top US Government Science Program’s Review

“Fluoride is presumed to be a cognitive neurodevelopmental hazard to humans” according to the second draft report of the US National Toxicology Programme (NTP), that has just been released. The National Toxicology Program (NTP) is an inter-agency program run by the United States Department of Health and Human Services to coordinate, evaluate, and report on toxicology within public agencies. This…