Fluoride Free New Zealand and New Zealand Doctors Speaking Out for Science take legal action against Hastings District Council over Fluoridation.

Fluoride Free New Zealand (FFNZ), along with New Zealand Doctors Speaking Out for Science (NZDSOS), filed for an Injunction against the Hastings District Council in the Wellington High Court yesterday (9 April 2024). FFNZ and NZDSOS consider the Hastings District Council’s decision to resume fluoridating Hastings community water supplies to be unlawful, unscientific, undemocratic and…

Rebuttal of Stuff’s “The Whole Truth: Water fluoridation – at recommended levels – is safe and beneficial”

On the 28th of March 2023, New Zealand mainstream media outlet Stuff, published an article titled “The Whole Truth: Water fluoridation – at recommended levels – is safe and beneficial.” Stuff’s article was in response to the release of the US Government’s National Toxicology Program’s Monograph titled “NTP Monograph on the State of the Science Concerning…

Tooth decay decreases after fluoridation ceases

Tooth decay has decreased in New Plymouth since fluoridation ceased in late 2011, and at the much same rate as still-fluoridated Stratford and Hawera. This is according to the official data obtained from the (former) Taranaki DHB. This is consistent with other communities that have ceased fluoridation, such as Timaru, Ashburton and Tauranga. For 5-year…