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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 and dental health polices that are being used overseas, with far more success, should be implemented in New Zealand.Swallowing fluoride does not reduce dental decay but it does impact the whole body.

It doesn’t work.

more info on efficacy

It’s not safe.

more info on safety

US Government funded study confirms fluoride reduces childrens’ IQ.

A 12 year, US Government funded, multi-million dollar study published in Environmental Health Perspectives has found children exposed in utero have reduced IQ……. see more


The answer is CHILDSMILE

See Non-fluoridated Scotland answer to dental health.

Ads on TV3 2016

Fluoride Debate Face TV (Sky Channel 083) moderated by Cameron Bennett aired 17th August 2016

“Professor Paul Connett vs Professor Mike Berridge”

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

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…

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New Zealand Dental Association’s response to new documentary proves no case for fluoridation.

Fluoride on the Brain, a new documentary released by Reality Check Radio (RCR) on Monday 29 January 2024, gives an unbiased, up-to-date overview of the fluoridation issue in New Zealand today.  As part of his research into the issue, documentary maker Alistair Harding, contacted both the Ministry of Health and the New Zealand Dental Association (NZDA). The Ministry of Health…

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Fluoride Free Cambridge launches petition and education campaign to stop fluoridation

Fluoride Free Cambridge, a group of highly concerned Waipā residents formed to oppose the Director General of Health’s unlawful mandate to fluoridate Cambridge’s shared public water supply. Sam Hore, one of Fluoride Free Cambridge’s coordinators said that, “A petition is already circulating in the Waipa with hundreds of signatures already collected within days of its…

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NZDSOS Article

Water Fluoridation Part 1: Understanding the Fluoride Controversy New Zealand Doctors Speaking Out With Science have done a great article, split into two parts. These articles give a really good overview of the whole issue, the lack of efficacy, the adverse health effects and the politics. The article is split into two parts. See  Water Fluoridation…

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Fluoride Free NZ Hits the Road

Fluoride Free members are going to be giving talks in various parts of the country this year as well as a debate in Timaru. Our Events page has the details.  The first public meeting is being held in Raglan on Wednesday 14 June. We will be providing the information on the latest studies confirming fluoride is a neurotoxin.…

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Dr Reti has his own science

Last week Dr Shane Reti admitted that his support for fluoridation was based on “his science” and “his belief”. Fielding a question from the audience at the National Party meeting “Let’s Talk Health”, Dr Reti was unable to answer why fluoridation should be continued despite a top US Government scientific body confirming that fluoride does…

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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…

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