40 Days for Life kicks off in 567 locations

A global effort to end abortion through peaceful presence outside abortion centres, prayer, and fasting has kicked off in 567 cities. You will know this life-saving pro-life activity as 40 Days for Life.  Begun in 2004, the peaceful effort has…

New Zealand Family Planning expands its abortion business

With the passing of the Abortion Legislation Act, New Zealand Family Planning has expanded its abortion services. In late 2020 Whangarei Family Planning clinic widened its services to provide early medical abortions. The Charitable Trust which unashamedly proclaims they “are…

The impact of prayerful vigil – stories from the Street

Often the impact of standing in prayer and witness outside an abortion facility goes unnoticed by those who make sacrifices to be there. At times, prayer volunteers may wonder how, or even if, they can save lives. Yet prayer and…

New Zealand’s Fertility Rate hurtles towards a catastrophic low

In November, Statistics New Zealand revealed the number of births for the year ended September 2020. There were 57,753 live births in that time period. However, the decreasing Total Fertility Rate is troubling. This rate is an average indicator of…

Auckland DHB’s looking for abortion providers

A call for registrations of interest to provide first trimester surgical and medical abortions in the wider Auckland area has been tabled. Auckland, Counties Manukau, and Waitemata District Health Boards have combined a tender for abortion services. Their intention is…

National March for Life is a voice for pre-born children at Parliament

Over a thousand people gathered from all over New Zealand in the nation’s capital, Wellington, on Saturday for the National March for Life. A joyful atmosphere was apparent throughout the family-friendly event which exists to celebrate the value of life…

Bishop gives encouraging homily at Mass for Life

“Protecting life from beginning to end should be the cornerstone of our nation.  Life must be treated as a sacred taonga,” stated Bishop Michael Gielen, at the Mass for Life. Two hundred people attended Mass and Adoration at Saint Mary…