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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 - 22 June 2024 - 7:30pm


Walter Veith & Martin Smith discuss the outpouring of the Holy Spirit, the Spirit of Truth. As the early rain was poured out at Pentecost, we are praying and waiting for the latter rain to fall on God's remnant so that the loud cry can prepare multitudes for the return of Jesus. Will this be a general outpouring of the Spirit, or are there certain conditions to be met before this long awaited event can take place?

Repeated on Monday 24 June at 4:30am, Wednesday 26 June at 12:00pm and Friday 28 June 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 22 June 2024:

  • 6:00am - Secrets Unsealed - Disregarding Biblical Principles - Stephen Bohr & David Salazar discuss various topics & provide answers to questions that have been sent in. 
  • 6:30am - The Preparation Ministry - The Law & The Gospel - Brian Hall, through this series entitled 'Jesus In The Sanctuary', shares the beautiful truths of the gospel message.
  • 7:30am - Revelation Today in Charlotte - Creation versus Evolution - Join Ron Halvorsen to discover what Bible prophecies tell us about where we are in the stream of time.
  • 8:30am - SABBATH SCHOOL FOR THE CHILDREN - A Day With The King - Natalee McLean & Cecily Harker teach children about the Sabbath, Rick Ferret leads out in the singing & there is story time with John Hammond. This episode explores the theme 'Noah & the Flood - Part 1'.
  • 9:00am - Salvation In Symbols & Signs - The Fifth Seal - James Rafferty & Ivor Myers will help you understand this important book for these times, the book of Revelation.
  • 9:30am - Receiving the Word - Light of the World - Part 1 - A timely Bible message brought to you by Mike Thompson of the Sacramento Central SDA church.
  • 10:00am - Sabbath School (Bible Study Hour) - The Great Controversy - Lesson 12 - 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 - Foundation of our Faith - Our Need for Victory - Be encouraged by the messages of hope in this series, teaching that Jesus is the foundation of our faith.
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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Revelation's Sanctuary Theme
Norm McNulty

Come on a journey through the intricate tapestry of Revelation's sanctuary imagery, finding hope in God's promise of redemption & restoration.

Sunday - 23 June at 8:00am

Repeated on Monday 24 June at 3:00am, Thursday 27 June at 5:30pm and Friday 28 June at 3:00pm
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Andy Weaver

Andy Weaver shares his & his families personal journey with God that led them out of the Amish faith to embrace God's final warning to the world.

Saturday - 22 June at 5:15am

Repeated on Sunday 23 June at 9:45pm, Thursday 27 June at 12:15pm and Friday 28 June at 6:45am


Sweet Truth
Kim Whitehouse

Learn about the benefits of a plant-based diet and what the ultimate sweet truth really is.

Saturday 22 June at 10:30pm

Repeated on Tuesday 25 June at 5:30pm, Wednesdy 26 June at 10:30am and Friday 28 June at 2:00am 

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Checkpoint Charlie & the Price of Freedom
Gary Kent

What is Freedom? What is the price for freedom? Gary Kent takes a closer look at these questions to help you find the freedom you're looking for. 

Sunday - 23 June at 4:30pm

Repeated on Wednesday 26 June at 7:00am and Friday 28 June 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!

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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.

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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