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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 birthday of bringing God's loving last day messages to the people of New Zealand.  Now Firstlight has been on air for EIGHT years!  Happy Anniversary Firstlight!

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 programs 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 Program 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 -  19 June - 7:30pm   ​

Walter Veith and Martin Smith

Walter Veith & Martin Smith discuss the players involved in the Great Reset.

Saturday 19 June at 7:30pm
Repeated on Wednesday 23 June at 12:00pm and Friday 25 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 19 June 2021:

  • 6:00am - I'd Like To Know - Bible Prophecy Instead of the Love of Jesus - CA Murray & Stephen Bohr answer the question, Why is it important to study Bible prophesy instead of the love of Jesus?
  • 6:30am - The Big Picture - Programme 4 - Bill Gates presents the plan of salvation in nine episodes, showing the beginning of the Great Controversy in Heaven, it's impact through the ages, and it's end.
  • 7:30am - Your Bible Questions Answered - How Can God Allow Tragedy to Happen - Pastor Marvin Clark and Chuck Austin answer your Bible questions. In this episode they discuss why God allows tragedies to happen.
  • 8:00am - Receiving The Word - Worth Your Weight in Gold - Part 2 -  A timely Bible message brought to you by Chris Buttery 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 features the Bible story about remembering to say thank you.
  • 9:00am - Hope Awakens Night - Beyond the Light - Join Pastor John Bradshaw as he explores the Bible for answers to crucial questions.
  • 10:00am - Sabbath School (Bible Study Hour) - The Promise - Lesson 12 - Join Pastor Doug Batchelor and Jean Ross for a discussion about Lesson 12 of the quarterly. 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 - The Atheist God - The Little God - Join Oscar Sande for this amazing series that will challenge and enhance your concept of God and will also strengthen and deepen your faith in our magnificent Creator.
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.


Presentations this week...



Vicki Griffin

Vicki Griffin shares a encouraging message of restoration, by walking and talking with Him who has the power to change lives.

Saturday 19 June at 11:00 pm

Repeated on Sunday 20 June at 12:00pm, Monday 21 June at 12:00am, Tuesday 22 June at 5:30pm and Friday 25 June at 5:45am



John Lomacang

A series that will blow you away! You will be surprised as you board this train to find out just how much the occult & the entertainment industry have in common.

Saturday 19 June at 3:30am

Repeated on Sunday 20 June at 3:00pm and Thursday 24 June at 9:45am




Chantell Horn

Chantell Horn discusses the battle to overcome self and gives some practical tips on what we can do to fully surrender ourselves to Him.

Monday 21 June at 5:30pm                          
Repeated on Wednesday 23 June at 1:15am


Pastor Gary Kent

The Soldiers Uniform

An inspiring story which emerged from World War Two, one of courage in times of crisis.
Saturday 19 June at 7:00pm

Repeated on Tuesday 22 June at 5:30am and Friday 25 June at 7:00pm

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Milestones: Firstlight has been on air for EIGHT 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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