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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.

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.

This Week's Special Programme:


3ABN Interview with Lineage Journey

Jason Bradley

Jason Bradley interviews Adam Ramdin and Clive Coutet, the presenter and producer of the Lineage Journey series.

Sabbath 23 August at 7:30pm
and repeats
Wednesday at 12:00pm
Friday at 12:00am



Church in Your Home: An Invitation

If you are unable to attend a local church for Sabbath services, then please 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!

  • 10:00am - Sabbath School - Bible Study Hour

  • 11.00am - Main Sermon

The line up for Sabbath 23 August 2019:

  • 6:00am - Revelation of Hope - The United States in Bible Prophecy - Taj Pacleb covers all the major topics and the usual questions people have concerning Bible Prophecy in this collection of power-packed presentations.
  • 8:00am - Books of the Book - Hebrews - A Better Man - "Something Better" is what you'll find as you explore the book of Hebrews chapter by chapter with Ty Gibson & James Rafferty. Each chapter invites us into a deeper relationship with God.
  • 8:30am - SABBATH SCHOOL FOR THE CHILDREN - A Day with the King - Natalee McLean and Cecily Harker teach children about the Sabbath, Pastor Rick Ferret leads out in the singing, and there is story time with Dr John Hammond. This week the focus is on A Rebellious Heart.
  • 9:00am - The Great Cosmic Controversy - The Controversy Ended - This series by Stephen Bohr links the Sanctuary with the overarching concept of the great conflict between good and evil - its beginning and end.
  • 10:00am - Sabbath School (Bible Study Hour) - The Least of These - Blueprint for a Better World - God has always had a people through whom He has worked to bless the world with the plan of redemption, and with the blueprints of that plan. 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 - Practical Truth for Our Day - Blessed and Waiting - Eugene Prewitt looks at the prophetic time periods of the 1260 and 1335 days in Daniel 12 which culminated in the Advent movement.
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.

 Starting Next Week...


The Path Back to God's Throne

Clayton Leinneweber

In this 13 part series Clayton Leinneweber will help you to understand the Gospel better than ever before by studying the Sanctuary. He shows from the Bible the earthly Sanctuary furniture and sacrifices, and their significance to us today.

Starts Sunday 25 August at 10.30pm and repeats
Mondays at 11:00am
Thursdays at 2:30am

Adventures in Health

Danny Vierra

In this 13 part series, Junie Lawson of Whitehorse Media discusses with Danny Vierra the path to great health - physically, mentally and spiritually - and the choices we can individually make to help bring it about.

Starting Sunday 25 August at 3.00am and repeats
Monday at 1:30pm
Friday at 3:30pm

Highlights This Week...

Adventist Ordination Crisis

Doug Batchelor and Jean Ross

Join Doug Batchelor and Jean Ross as they answer some of the questions regarding the issue of ordaining women for Church Leadership positions.

Tuesday at 7:30pm
Wednesday at 4:30pm
Friday at 6:30am


The Joy of the Lord

Tony Rykers

In this message, Tony shares the importance of being joyful by sharing the story of Bill, his boss, who reflected Christ through his joy in Jesus.

Tuesday at 6:30pm
Friday at 8:00am

Missed a Programme?
Catch up on Giniko

On Giniko Faith TV you can watch a programme you've missed more than 3 days after it played on Firstlight! 
Click here to find out more...


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Milestones: Firstlight has been on air for nearly SEVEN 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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