A Culture of Life

WATCH: Supporting people with same-sex attraction to live chaste lives

Increasingly, gender dysphoria and same-sex attraction are lived realities for some people, most especially in Western countries. The prevailing attitude is that these attractions and a LGBTQ+ lifestyle should be embraced. However, Father Bochanski from the Courage apostolate believes that living…

Submission: Safe Areas at abortion centres impose unreasonable restrictions on peaceful citizens

Our organisation, Family Life International NZ, is opposed to the Contraception, Sterilisation and Abortion (Safe Areas) Amendment Bill.  It is our position that the restrictions intended to be imposed on peaceful, responsible, and caring citizens are not reasonable in a…

Peaceful candlelight vigil closes Auckland 40 Days for Life vigil

This year's 40 Days for Life vigil in Auckland came to a poignant closing with a well-attended candlelight vigil outside a private abortion centre. Held on Palm Sunday, approximately 300 people gathered on the footpath opposite the Auckland Medical Centre…

“Safe area” legislation threatens to shut down peaceful prayer vigils

A Bill that would legalize the implementation of so-called “safe areas” around selected abortion centres in New Zealand has been introduced to Parliament and passed its first reading. The Contraception, Sterilisation, and Abortion (Safe Areas) Amendment Bill was introduced by…

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…