New Zealand man died by suicide with the help of EXIT International

Media Release The daughter of a depressed New Zealand man, who died by suicide with the help of the pro-euthanasia and pro-suicide organisation, EXIT International, spoke to Kathryn Ryan on Radio New Zealand’s Nine to Noon this morning. The organisation was in the...

World Suicide Prevention Day

Euthanasia-Free NZ supports World Suicide Prevention Day on 10 September and welcomes the government’s announcement to develop a new suicide prevention strategy and action plan. “One of the reasons Euthanasia-Free NZ is opposed to the legalisation of...

Three-Quarters of Submitters Oppose Legal Assisted Suicide

Media Release   Euthanasia-Free NZ welcomes an analysis finding that 78% of submitters are opposed to legalising assisted suicide and voluntary euthanasia. In an unprecedented number of unique submissions, more than three-quarters have indicated that they don’t...

Disabled people protest against “Me Before You”

Euthanasia-Free NZ supported peaceful protests led by disabled people against the movie “Me Before You”, which was released in New Zealand today. People of diverse ethnic and socio-economic backgrounds joined demonstrations in Auckland, Hamilton, Tauranga,...

What would be an appropriate suicide prevention target?

Alan Woodward, the executive director of Lifeline Australia, wrote an opinion piece in The Guardian about target setting in relation to suicide prevention. He asks, “What is the ‘right’ suicide prevention target? Does a target of 50% imply acceptance that in...

Nitschke does the predictable: favours Exit over Medicine

By Paul Russell, Director of HOPE Australia, first published here   It was only a matter of time.   A month ago, after making a plea bargain to avoid medical tribunal hearings expected to take up to six weeks in Darwin, Philip Nitschke accepted significant...

Last Cab to Darwin – movie review

“It’s never too late to start living”       Watch the trailer here       It is easy to see why those pushing to legalise euthanasia are hopping mad about this film. It is not the powerful advocate for euthanasia that they had hoped it would...

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