Pending “safe area” legislation for abortion facilities won’t put a stop to peaceful prayer vigils

Amendments to the Contraception, Sterilisation, and Abortion (Safe Areas) Amendment Bill have further clarified the type of behaviours that would be prohibited outside abortion facilities that have an approved exclusion zone.  Prayer is not one of them. Attempts have been…

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…

8 practical and effective ways to respect and support human life

Finding practical and effective ways to respect and support human life from conception to natural death that are easily implemented, can be at times, tricky.  However, with a little thought, lots of love, and a firm resolution to do something,…

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…

Caring for the Disabled: Respect Life Month Day 2

Caring for the disabled is truly living a culture of life and a civilisation of love. Being pro-life means protecting unborn children from death when their parents are faced with a pre-natal diagnosis of a disability or a life-limiting condition.…

Saint Gianna’s Home for Mothers and Babies opens in Auckland

Saint Gianna's Home for Mothers and Babies, serving pregnant mothers who face many difficulties, has opened in Auckland. The Home provides a safe and positive home for mothers who need urgent accommodation because of their particular situation.  Often, mothers will…

Powerful pro-life, pro-family maiden speech by National MP

Newly installed National MP, Paulo Garcia, gave a courageous and powerful pro-life, pro-family maiden speech in parliament at the end of May. His bold proclamation of truth has inspired and encouraged many throughout the world. WELLINGTON, New Zealand, June 3,…