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Say No to Euthanasia in New Zealand

DOWNLOAD Euthanasia Factsheet 2021

EUTHANASIA is the act of intentionally, knowingly, and directly causing the death of a patient, at the request of the patient. If someone other than the person who dies performs the last act, euthanasia has occurred. Download our detailed Fact Sheet.

20 Reasons To Vote NO

Here’s 20 great reasons why you should tick the NO box in the upcoming referendum on legalising euthanasia. Nothing in the proposed law guarantees the protection required for
vulnerable people, including the disabled, elderly, depressed or anxious, and those who feel themselves to be a burden or who are under financial pressure. Don’t let New Zealand make a euthanasia / assisted suicide mistake.

We’re Speaking Up In The Public Debate

Read our Media Releases which have the common theme of opposing any attempt to legalise assisted suicide / euthanasia in New Zealand, and which call for the provision of the highest quality palliative care to be made available to all New Zealanders.

Killing Me Softly

Professor Rex Ahdar’s report on the history of the euthanasia debate in New Zealand warns of the potential for even greater levels of elder abuse if euthanasia were to be decriminalised in New Zealand.

DOWNLOAD PDF of the “20 Reasons to Vote No to Euthanasia in 2020”

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April 18, 2022 in Recent News

Death-on-demand soars in NZ: 66 people die under new law

Media Release from #DefendNZ | Death-on-demand soars in NZ: 66 die from new assisted suicide and euthanasia law The latest insights from the Ministry of Health‘Assisted Dying Service Data and…
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February 4, 2022 in Recent News

Euthanasia’s slippery slope – already Euthanasia has only been legal in New Zealand for less than three months, but already we are seeing some disturbing trends, including the speed with which someone can request…
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February 2, 2022 in Recent News

Euthanasia & The Risk For Vulnerable Populations Euthanasia is now legal in New Zealand. In this episode of "Family Matters", Bob McCoskrie spoke to Professor David Kissane, an Australian cancer psychiatrist whose career has focused on…
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November 8, 2021 in Recent News

More palliative care funding wanted as assisted dying becomes legal

1News 7 Nov 2021 Palliative care professor Rod MacLeod said despite the Act being called “End of Life Choice”, there would be some people who didn’t have a choice because…
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