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Firstlight Broadcasting Network was launched in New Zealand on the 17th September 2012 at 6pm.  The Firstlight channel broadcasts nationally 24/7 via the Freeview|HD (UHF terrestrial) network on Channel 26, via Freeview Satellite (also on Channel 26) and on SKY (Channel 206).  The official launch onto the satellite platform took place on Saturday 17th September 2016 at 6pm; at this same time Firstlight celebrated its fourth anniversary of bringing God's loving last day messages to the people of New Zealand.  Now Firstlight has been on air for over ten years! 

Firstlight is run by a team of dedicated volunteers whose mission is to proclaim God's love throughout New Zealand. Firstlight aims to broadcast the best selection of ground-breaking Christian programmes sourced from 3ABN, Amazing Facts, It Is Written and other international and local New Zealand sources as they become available.

While our programmes are based on Christian principles, we believe the programme topics will be of great interest to the general public and not just limited to a Christian audience.

Please continue to help us with your prayers and with your financial support.  We cannot keep your favourite Firstlight channel up on air without YOUR ongoing support!
Check out this week's Programme Schedule to see what is showing and what is coming up on Firstlight. 

We show a Christian film/documentary or an important interview on Saturday evenings at 7:30pm.  This is usually repeated at 12 noon on the Wednesday following.
See below for some of the highlights for the week ahead on Firstlight.

Saturday - 17 February 2024 - 7:30pm
WUP #159 - Cyber Attacks, Grid Failures, Gender War & Religious Upheaval



In Episode 159 Walter Veith & Martin Smith discuss the disturbing trends that are taking a foothold in society. Along with the growing fear of cyber attacks crippling infrastructure such as the power grids and travel lines, religious upheavals are on the rise. Is all of this happening happenstance, or is there a sinister agenda at play?

Repeated on Monday 19 February at 4:30am, Wednesday 21 February at 12:00pm and Friday 23 February at 12:00am.


Church in Your Home: An Invitation

If you are unable to attend a local church for Sabbath services you might like to join the growing Firstlight Viewing Family nationwide for our Saturday "Church In Your Home" programme.  We warmly invite you to fellowship with us on God's Holy Day.
Join us every Sabbath for a special Spirit-filled blessing!

Watch our Video Invitation!
  •   8:30am - Sabbath School for Children
  • 10:00am - Adult Sabbath School - Bible Study Hour
  • 11.00am - Main Sermon / The Divine Service

The line up for Sabbath 17 February 2024:

  • 5:30am - Receiving the Word - Never Owned - Part 2 - A timely Bible message brought to you by Chris Buttery of the Sacramento Central SDA church.
  • 6:00am - Secrets Unsealed - Jesus The Only Way -  Stephen Bohr, CA Murray & David Salazar discuss various topics and provide answers to questions that have been sent in. 
  • 6:30am - Anchors of Truth - Do It Yourself Religion - Lee Venden looks at the last book of the Bible, with the intention of finding Jesus. He will explain the difference between knowing about Jesus & actually knowing Jesus.
  • 7:30am - Revelation 18 Insights - Tomb Raider - Part 1 - Trent Jackson discusses how the Christian experience can be compared to the video game called Tomb Raider. 
  • 8:15am - Creation Scapes - My Father's World - A journey through God's creation with music videos that mix scenic views with hymns & songs of praise.
  • 8:30am - SABBATH SCHOOL FOR THE CHILDREN - Starting With Jesus - A fun program of singing and stories for children. This episode explores the theme 'The Last Days of Saul'.
  • 9:00am - Salvation In Symbols & Signs - Son of Man - James Rafferty & Ivor Myers will help you understand this important book for these times, the book of Revelation.
  • 9:30am - Receiving the Word - Who Are You - A timely Bible message brought to you by Brett Stebbins of the Sacramento Central SDA church.
  • 10:00am - Sabbath School (Bible Study Hour) - The Book of Psalms - Lesson 7 - If you would like to prepare more fully for this study hour, you can download the lesson from the Sabbath School Net website - Lesson Archives. Or just click on this link and it will take you there. 
  • 11:00am - Amazing Discoveries - David - A Heart Like His -  Scott Mayer reminds us that God does extraordinary things for those that place their entire trust in Him.
We invite you to stay tuned to Firstlight and sing along with the hymns that play between the programmes above!
Firstlight wishes you and your family a very blessed Sabbath in the presence of our Lord and Saviour, Jesus Christ.


Highlights this week...

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Scott Mayer

Would you like a divine-like heart but feel unworthy? Are you searching for your place in this world? Scott Mayer reminds us that God does extraordinary things for those that place their entire trust in Him.

Saturday - 17 February at 11:00am

Repeated on Sunday 18 February at 2:30pm, Monday 19 February at 11:00pm and Wednesday 21 February at 12:00am
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Trent Jackson

Discover how the Christian experience can be compared to the video game called Tomb Raider.

Saturday - 17 February at 7:30am

Repeated on Monday 19 February at 7:30pm, Wednesday 21 February at 6:00am and Friday 23 February at 11:00am 



Eva Tompkins talks with Jayden Timmins and shares how the Central Bank Digital Currency opens the door to restricting and controlling buying and selling leading to No Buy, No Sell.

Saturday 17 February at 9:00pm

Repeated on Monday 19 February at 3:00am, Wednesday 21 February at 10:30am and Thursday 22 February at 6:30pm  

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Gary Kent

Join Gary Kent as he shares the story of Nicodemus, and the life changing words that Jesus spoke to him, which can also give you a new start in life.

Sunday - 18 February at 4:30pm

Repeated on Wednesday 21 February at 7:00am and Friday 23 February at 7:00pm 


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Milestones: Firstlight has been on air for more than ELEVEN years!!

Firstlight was launched at 6pm on the 17th September 2012.  It is amazing how quickly the time has flown!  Thank you to all of you for your prayers and your financial support - both of which have kept Firstlight going.  We know that God is using Firstlight to touch the hearts and minds of many people here in New Zealand.  We receive both emails and letters daily from those who find Firstlight a blessing.  If Firstlight is a blessing in your life, please consider making a donation to help keep Firstlight on air.  Thank you so much!

Help spread the word about Firstlight!

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Firstlight Flyer


Please help spread the word about Firstlight!

If you would like us to send you some flyers so that you can letterbox these in your area, please call 0508 - 347785 and let us know.

Firstlight Bumper Sticker


We'd also be happy to send you a bumper sticker that you can put onto your car, boat, caravan, trailer, mobility scooter etc!

Driving around with this sticker will do a lot to help spread the word about Firstlight!

Thank you for your help!

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