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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 nine 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 - 28 May - 7:30pm



Walter Veith & Martin Smith discuss the effects of the war between Ukraine and Russia on the world at large - Part 2. You will not want to miss this one!

Repeated on Monday 30 May at 5:00am, Wednesday 1 June at 12:00pm and Friday 3 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 28 MAY 2022:

  • 5:30am - Receiving the Word - Give Them a Chance to Know - Fred Dana encourages us to share the life changing message that we have been entrusted with, that everyone needs to know.
  • 6:00am - Secrets Unsealed - Daniel Ch 7 Verse 10 and the Incident of 1844 - Stephen Bohr & C A Murray discuss the question, how can we assume that Daniel 7 Verse 10 is the incident of 1844.
  • 6:30am - Bible Convention 2016 - The French Revolution - Elvis Placer examines some of the factors that profoundly shaped France in the centuries prior to and including the Revolution.
  • 7:30am - Healthy Living - Understanding Dementia - Margot Marshall - This series discusses natural lifestyle principles and practical health solutions for many illnesses. This time the focus is on Dementia.
  • 8:00am - Receiving the Word - My Two Birthdays Part 1 - A timely Bible message brought to you by the Sacramento Central SDA church.
  • 8:30am - SABBATH SCHOOL FOR THE CHILDREN - Starting With Jesus - A fun programme of singing and stories for children. This episode features the Bible story about the party many people missed
  • 9:00am - Armageddon - Babylon Old and New - Doug Hurley shares the close relation that exists between the Old and New Babylon.
  • 10:00am - Sabbath School (Bible Study Hour) - Genesis - Lesson 9 - Join Pastor Shawn Brummond for a discussion about Lesson 9 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 - Amazing Facts - Inspiration Series - A Double Portion - A series of inspiring presentations on some of the most notable people in Scripture, heroes of faith who can teach us how to live for God in these troubled times.
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...



Paul Gautschi

One man's lifelong journey walking with God & learning how to get back to & share the simple, sustainable & productive growing methods given to man in the garden of Eden.

Sunday 29 May at 2:00am

Repeated on Monday 30 May at 5:45pm, and Friday 3 June at 7:30pm 


HUBCHAT - The Greatest Conversion Story - The Writing on the Wall

Daniel Pel and Jayden Timmins

Daniel Pel unpacks how the Book of Daniel explains future events and much more, with Jayden Timmins - Part 2

Saturday 28 May at 3:15am

Repeated on Sunday 29 May at 3:00pm, Monday 30 May at 9:00pm, Tuesday 31 May at 1:30pm and Wednesday 1 June at 12:00am 




Elvis Placer

Elvis Placer examines some of the factors that profoundly shaped France in the centuries prior to and including the Revolution.

Saturday 28 May at 6:30am

Repeated on Sunday 29 May at 9:00am and Tuesday 31 May 21:45 and Wednesday 1 June at 3:00am.


Gary Kent


In this program, Gary Kent takes us on a journey through Space, and we make discoveries that are intriguing and more amazing than you could ever imagine.
Sunday 29 May at 5:00pm

Repeated on Wednesday 1 June at 6:00am and Friday 3 June at 7:00pm

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Milestones: Firstlight has been on air for more than NINE 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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