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Thursday, 30 June 2011
Taumarunui Stops Fluoridation The Ruapehu-Taumarunui District Council confirmed their decision to stop fluoridation in Taumarunui. 475 views

Tuesday, 8 March 2011
Desperation, arrogance, or just plain anti-democratic? Hawke's Bay District Health Board chairman Kevin Atkinson believes the DHB, not the community, should advise local councils on the matter of public fluoridation, suggesting DHBs are some kind of experts on this subject. 147 views

Friday, 4 March 2011
Dental clinics Yes – back-door lobbying No Health advocacy group Fluoride Action Network commends the construction of effective dental treatment facilities in Southland. 140 views

Saturday, 12 February 2011
Fluoridation House of Cards Starting to Fall “Ordinary people around the world are realising that fluoridation does no good and potentially does a lot of harm,” says Mary Byrne, spokesperson for health advocacy group, Fluoride Action Network New Zealand. 151 views

Sunday, 6 February 2011
Fluoridation – hanging on by the skin of its teeth. Only a nano-layer of your tooth absorbs fluoride, from surface contact, new research shows. 243 views

Sunday, 16 January 2011
Fluoridegate: Fluoride Spots On Teeth the Tip of the Iceberg Calls for Investigation Accelerate as Documents, Conflict of Interest Questions Emerge Decades of assurances that consuming fluoride in drinking water is a safe and an effective way to prevent cavities are being called into question as a jarring Fluoridegate controversy erupts across the nation. 553 views

Saturday, 8 January 2011
Health Ministry figures again show fluoridation pointless The 2009 school dental statistics have been released by the Ministry of Health. 229 views

Tuesday, 28 December 2010
Lower IQ in Children could be caused by Fluoride in Water Exposure to fluoride may lower children’s intelligence says a study pre-published in Environmental Health Perspectives, a publication of the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (online December 17, 2010). 181 views

Saturday, 20 November 2010
Fluoridation meets its Waterloo Fluoridation was ended after 28 years, by popular vote in the region of Waterloo, Ontario, Canada, on 25 October. 265 views

Tuesday, 16 November 2010
Public Information Evening on Fluoridation DVD screening on Fluoridation to be held at the Tasman Bolws Club, 35 Octavius Street, 29th November at 7pm till 9pm. 159 views

Is Fluoride Really Safe? DVD screening on Fluoridation to be held at the Havelock North Community Centre 24th November at 7pm till 9pm. 112 views

Sunday, 14 November 2010
Fluoridation Good for Teeth or Bad for Bones? Decide for Yourself. Public Information Evening and DVD screening on Fluoridation to be held at REAP House, Pyne Street, Whakatane on Tuesday the 23rd November at 7pm till 9pm. Dr Mike Godfrey will give a talk on the toxicology of fluoride with plenty of time for questions and open discussion. For more information contact or 0800 FLUORIDE 166 views

Monday, 8 November 2010
Is Fluoride Really Safe? Public Information Evening with DVD screening to be held in the Conference Room, Civic Centre, Mrty Street, Thames 7 - 9pm.  All welcome, free entry. 149 views

Sunday, 29 August 2010
Kapiti Council lowers fluoride levels below MOH recommendation Kapiti Coast District Council resolved on Thursday to lower the fluoride levels from 1.0 ppm to 0.7 ppm because of the risk to babies developing dental fluorosis. 263 views

Tuesday, 6 July 2010
Dr Mercola calls for end to fluoridation Internationally respected Dr Joseph Mercola has made ending fluoridation one of his priorities, adding his voice to the rising public opposition to fluoridation. 291 views

Friday, 25 June 2010
Fluoride – the next tobacco? What do cigarettes and fluoridation have in common? Much more than meets the eye according to Fluoride Action Network NZ (FANNZ), the non-profit health-focussed community organisation campaigning against fluoridation. 140 views

Tuesday, 22 June 2010
EU report prompts new call for infant formula fluoride warning Bottle fed babies’ health is at risk if their formula is made up with fluoridated water, according to the latest report of the European Union’s Scientific Committee on Health and Environmental Risks. 141 views