NZARH Related Links
Directory of New Zealand Freethought
Although the NZARH is based in Auckland we encourage and support our members elsewhere to form local groups. Currently regular meetings are happening in Waikato and Christchurch. In addition, the following organisations and groups exist in New Zealand.
The NZ Atheist Bus Campaign was formed to put advertising messages on buses that promote a Rationalist/Humanist view of the world in a positive and friendly way.
The HSNZ (Inc.) is an organisation that promotes Humanist philosophy and ideals.
Canterbury Atheists are a bunch of like-minded people who gather to discuss things to do with Atheism. We hold video nights and discussion evenings and get together to drink beer and discuss the absurd!
Hawkes Bay Freethinkers
c/- Robyn Church, secretary
2 Millar Street, Napier
c/- Ian Score
6 Edge Street, Onerahi, Whangarei
Christchurch Humanist Fellowship
c/- 158 Panorama Road
Other New Zealand Websites
The NZ Skeptics is dedicated to increasing public awareness of the dangers and inanities of pseudoscience and bogus paranormal claims.
The Completely Unnecessary Skeptical Podcast - A Skeptical Podcast brought to you from the bottom of the planet that's jam-packed with really interesting, random, (mostly) skeptical content with a distinctly unique Kiwi flavour.
From scams, cons and quackery to superstition, blind faith and self-delusion, many New Zealanders have been duped into buying products that don't work (and could never work), and following beliefs that make no sense. The Silly Beliefs website is an attempt to turn the tide.
AI campaigns for the release of people imprisoned for their beliefs or identity who have not used or advocated violence (prisoners of conscience), fair trials for political prisoners, and an end to torture, "disappearances" and killings.
Kiwi Can is a life-skills and values programme for New Zealand schoolchildren.
"P4C" is a programme for schoolchildren that aims to improve children's thinking through class discussion on philosophical issues.
The life and philosophy of the Steve Cooper (1915-2009) who was a life member of the NZARH.
The Voluntary Euthanasia Society of New Zealand wants to change the law to allow terminally ill patients, or those whose quality of life has diminished to an unacceptable extent, the right to a peaceful death with dignity at a time of their own choosing.
The mission of the Center for Inquiry is to foster a secular society based on science, reason, freedom of inquiry, and humanist values.
The mission of the Committee for Skeptical Inquiry is to promote scientific inquiry, critical investigation, and the use of reason in examining controversial and extraordinary claims.
Many interesting articles from their magazine Skeptical Inquirer are available on-line.
The International Humanist and Ethical Union is the international organisation for humanism. IHEU campaigns on humanist issues, develops practical humanist initiatives, represents humanist concerns at international bodies, and supports humanist organisations and individuals throughout the world. The NZARH is an associate member of the IHEU.
The #1 Internet Radio Station for Freethinkers, Skeptics, Humanists, Liberals, Brights, Universists, Religion Critics and Historians, Atheists, Conservative Atheists, Agnostics, and Naturalists.
Freethought in Australia
- Humanist Society of New South Wales
- Humanist Society of Queensland
- Humanist Society of South Australia
- Humanist Society of Victoria
- Humanist Society of Western Australia
Freethought in the UK
Freethought in Europe
Centre d'Action La´que (Belgium - in French)
Libre Pensee (France - in French)
Freethought in North America
Freethought in Asia
Other Relevant Sites
The JREF aims to promote critical thinking by reaching out to the public and media with reliable information about paranormal and supernatural ideas so widespread in our society today. The Foundation offers a $1,000,000 prize to any person or persons who can demonstrate any psychic, supernatural or paranormal ability of any kind under mutually agreed upon scientific conditions.
The Skeptic's Dictionary: A Guide for the New Millennium provides definitions, arguments and essays on subjects supernatural, occult, paranormal and pseudoscientific.
The Talk.Origins Archive is a collection of articles and essays that explore the creationism/evolution controversy from a mainstream scientific perspective.
Not so much a guide to atheism but a comprehensive reference for Biblical contradictions, atrocities, errors, failed prophecies, etc.
Resources about psychological manipulation, cult groups, sects, and new religious movements.
Discusses the history, ethics and philosophy of atheism.
A weekly Podcast talkshow.
A blog for atheists, discussing the absurdities of religion and the supernatural.