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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 - 27 May 2023 - 7:30pm


Daniel McKibben looks at prophecy, the reality of Jesus second coming & the certainty we can have through the Word of God.

Repeated on Wednesday 31 May at 1:00am, Thursday 1 June at 2:15am and Friday 2 June at 1:45pm.


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 27 May 2023:

  • 5:30am - Receiving the Word - Say Yes to The Dress - Part 1 - A powerful Bible message brought to you by Dean Cullinane at the Sacramento Central SDA Church.
  • 6:00am - Secrets Unsealed - Are Drums Good? - Stephen Bohr & Daniel Miranda discuss the answer to this question and more.
  • 6:30am - Bible Answers Live - Doug Batchelor and Jean Ross provide accurate and practical answers to Bible questions.
  • 7:30am - Healthy Living - Back Pain & Arthritis This series discusses natural lifestyle principles and practical health solutions for many illnesses. 
  • 8:00am - Receiving the Word - When God Had Nothing Left-Part 1- A timely Bible message brought to you by Mike Thompson of the Sacramento Central SDA church.
  • 8:30am - SABBATH SCHOOL FOR THE CHILDREN - Starting With Jesus - A fun program of singing and stories for children. This episode -'God's Beautiful Sanctuary'.
  • 9:00am - Anchors of Truth - The Great Object of Life - Kameron DeVasher explains that there is something far greater than just the redemption of sinful humanity at stake in the war between Christ and Satan.
  • 10:00am - Sabbath School (Bible Study Hour) - Three Cosmic Messages - Lesson 9 - 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 Facts in Auckland - 7 Signs of the Second Coming of Jesus - Part 4 - In this series Doug Batchelor shares with us the signs which show us that the Second Coming of Jesus is very near.
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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Fred Dana

A timely Bible message brought to you by Fred Dana of the Sacramento Central SDA church. Part 1 & 2.

Sunday - May 28 at 3:30pm

Repeated on Monday 29 May at 1:15pm, Tuesday 30 May at 1:45am and Wednesday 31 May at 5:30pm


Doug Hurley

In this series, Doug Hurley talks about the power of God in the life of the believer. This presentation focuses on the three aspects of God's power.

Monday - May 29 at 9:00am

Repeated on Tuesday 30 May at 12:15pm and Friday 2 June at 7:30pm

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Milestones: Firstlight has been on air for more than TEN 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!

Firstlight Flyer

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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