First trimester abortion provision expands in the South

First trimester abortion has become available on the West Coast of New Zealand, putting pre-born children and their mothers in the region at greater risk of harm than previously. In a recent press release, the West Coast District Health Board…

Government passes “safe area” legislation days out from extreme abortion law anniversary

Friday 18 March marks the second-year anniversary of the passing of the Abortion Legislation Act.  It is one of the most extreme abortion laws in the world, allowing for abortion up to birth, with only a very limited test after…

Interview: Robert Colquhoun 40 Days for Life

Prayer, fasting, and peaceful witness and community outreach are the hallmarks of 40 Days for Life, a global initiative to end abortion, and save lives. Michelle Kaufman and Brad Larsen from Family Life International NZ recently had the opportunity to…

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…

Abortion Legislation Bill, prayer, safe areas and action

We live in important times.  Prayer is the backbone of every action to defeat the culture of death that prevails around us.  Jesus tells us “apart from me you can do nothing,” (cf. John 15). This week New Zealand’s politicians…

Abortion Legislation Bill: FLI’s Oral Submission

Thank you for the opportunity to speak today.  I am Michelle Kaufman the Communication Director.  This is Clare McClean who is the Co-ordinator for our Gianna’s Choice Pregnancy Options and Support service and Amie Kaufman, who represents our youth. Our…

Abortion Legislation Bill: FLI’s Written Submission

As an organisation which serves pregnant women and their families, many of whom are facing unexpected and difficult pregnancies, our organisation opposes the Abortion Legislation Bill. Decriminalising Abortion One of the stated purposes of the Bill is to take it…