There is a lot of renewed interest around the legalising of euthanasia in New Zealand.
With that in mind, the following links are intended to provide Salvationists and friends an informed view around the matter of euthanasia, recognising that media coverage of this issue can be limited.
Read the Voluntary Euthanasia talk sheet (PDF, 619KB)
Part 1: Dr. Grant Morris (School of Law, Victoria University)
Part 2: Paul Russell (HOPE: Preventing Euthanasia & Assisted Suicide)
Part 3: Janet Marsland (Voluntary Euthanasia Society of NZ)
Part 4: Anne MacLennan (Palliative Care, Capital & Coast District Health Board)
Part 5: Questions from the audience
The Very Rev. John Murray is a member of the National Committee of the Voluntary Euthanasia Society of New Zealand.
John Kleinsman is Director of The Nathaniel Centre (the NZ Catholic Bioethics Centre).
Dr. Don Mathieson QC has been a Professor of Law at Victoria University of Wellington.
Dr. Anne MacLennan is a specialist in palliative medicine.
Geoff Annals is the Chief Executive of the New Zealand Nurses Organisation.
Speaking for the motion: Dr. Sarah Edelman, Dying with Dignity NSW and Dr. Philip Nitschke, Exit International
Speaking against the motion: Paul Russell, HOPE and Lyle Shelton, Australian Christian Lobby
UNSW Debate Part 1 - Dr Sarah Edelman (11:08)
UNSW Debate Part 2 - Lyle Shelton (10:47)
UNSW Debate Part 3 - Dr Philip Nitschke (15)
UNSW Debate Part 4 - Paul Russell (11:14)
UNSW debate Part 5 - Audience Feedback