40 Days for Life


COVID-19 NOTICE: 40 Days for Life vigils throughout the world have been cancelled due to the Corona Virus outbreak. We invite you to continue praying for an end to abortion by praying at home. In New Zealand, abortion sits under the umbrella of “health care” and is regarded as an essential service. In this crisis, your prayers for pregnant mothers, fathers, babies and abortion workers are needed more than ever!

Today, somewhere in your city, a woman is taking a pregnancy test which will show two pink lines, confirming that yes, she is pregnant.

For this woman, the circumstances of her life in this very moment mean she despairs and immediately contemplates abortion. Some time in the next week or two, she is going to turn up at the local abortion centre to have an abortion.

Will you be there to offer her hope? Will you be there to be a sign of love and joy and mercy in the one place she least expects it?

Join us in Lent 2020 for New Zealand’s sixth 40 Days for Life vigil and be that sign of hope and help save lives!

Auckland | Wellington | Christchurch

Click the cities above to be taken to the official 40 Days for Life website where you can sign up for your hours online. Alternatively, scroll down for contact details for leaders in Auckland, Wellington and Christchurch and register your interest directly with them.

Please tell the organiser of your local 40 Days for Life vigil
the day(s) and time(s) you will stand in peaceful, prayerful witness.
This helps the team plan, ensuring that every hour is covered and no prayer volunteer stands alone.

Download the pdf of this information sheet.

40 Days for Life Vigil Details

280 babies saved since February 26!

AUCKLAND

This vigil is no longer taking place outside AMAC due to the Corona Virus restrictions. Please consider signing up to pray at home.

Monday to Saturday during Lent from 7am to 7pm
Outside Auckland Medical Aid Centre, 283-289 Dominion Road, Mt Eden, Auckland
We meet on the opposite side on the footpath outside the Countdown supermarket/shopping centre carpark.

On Sundays please continue praying for an end to abortion and for all those who are impacted, especially the mothers and the abortion workers and commit to spending at least one hour during the coming week outside AMAC if you are able.

Please Contact: Michelle 027 526 1199 to sign up for your hour.

Sign up for vigil hours online at 40daysforlife.com/auckland
Alternatively, download the Auckland sign up sheet, fill in and return.

Download the Statement of Peace for the Auckland 2020 Vigil.


WELLINGTON

This vigil is no longer taking place outside Wellington Hospital due to the Corona Virus restrictions. Please consider signing up to pray at home.

Monday to Friday from 8 am to 4pm
Saturday 8am to Noon

Outside Wellington Hospital, Riddiford Street, Newtown
We meet next to the driveway by the tall sign.

On Sundays please continue praying for an end to abortion and for all those who are impacted, especially the mothers and the abortion workers and commit to spending at least one hour during the coming week outside Wellington Hospital if you are able. Where Sunday is the only suitable day, a special arrangement can be made.

Please Contact: Clare 021 231 7954 to sign up for your hour.

Sign up for vigil hours online at 40daysforlife.com/wellington


CHRISTCHURCH

This vigil outside Christchurch Hospital is no longer taking place due to the Corona Virus restrictions. Please contact the vigil co-ordinator to find out about alternative options for praying from home.

Monday to Sunday during Lent from 9am to 6pm
If you are able, will you commit to spending just one hour each week outside Christchurch Hospital?
We meet opposite the main hospital entrance, on the edge of Hagley Park.

Please Contact: Tony 022 507 3860 to sign up for your hour.

Sign up for vigil hours online at 40daysforlife.com/christchurch


We are grateful to Cardinal Dew for endorsing the 40 Days for Life vigil.
Download his letter of his support.


If you’ve seen UnPlanned the movie, then you’ve seen the powerful impact prayerful witness outside abortion centres has on mothers, abortion workers and the wider community.

Worldwide since 2007
16,742 lives saved | 196 abortion workers have quit | 104 abortion centres closed

Since NZ’s first 40 Days for Life vigil in Lent 2014 we know of 6 babies whose lives have been saved because of your prayers, presence and sacrifices!

40 Days for Life works! It offers hope and saves lives!

In New Zealand Family Life International NZ sponsors 40 Days for Life vigils in Auckland and Wellington during Lent as part of our ongoing mission to end abortion and build a culture of life and love through prayer, education and service. The vigils are peaceful and prayerful.

Other individuals and groups, independent of FLI, may also facilitate a 40 Days for Life vigil in different locations in New Zealand. These vigils will be advertised on this page alongside the FLI sponsored vigils when they occur.

To learn more about 40 Days for Life, its mission and worldwide impact please visit the official 40 Days for Life site: 40daysforlife.com

The next 40 Days for Life vigil in New Zealand will occur in Lent 2020. Please contact the team at Family Life International NZ to find out more.

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