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NZ needs a Peace Budget

Thursday, 25 May 2017, 9:05 am | Auckland Peace Action

“In this year’s budget, the government can create a massive surplus by stopping the funding of state terrorism and spying. Instead, there should be a peace budget prioritising health, education, environmental and welfare needs,” said Auckland ... More >>

Aucklanders hold emergency rally for peace

Monday, 1 May 2017, 11:37 am | Auckland Peace Action

On May 6 at 2pm, Auckland will come together at Aotea Square to oppose New Zealand involvement in war. The rally has been provoked by growing local concern about the rising threat of war in the Korean peninsula and an escalation of the war in Syria. More >>

New Defence Minister a mercenary in US wars

Thursday, 27 April 2017, 12:36 pm | Auckland Peace Action

National MP Mark Mitchell, newly appointed as Defence Minister, was a mercenary fighter in Iraq during the bloodiest period of the US occupation. His appointment signals what a pro-war, pro-US empire government this National Party really is," said Auckland ... More >>

Alternative Anzac Day Event

Friday, 21 April 2017, 10:54 am | Auckland Peace Action

An alternative Anzac day event called Prayers for Peace is happening on Tuesday, 25 April at 11am at the Band Rotunda at the Auckland Domain. It is a pro-peace, anti-war event that has been organised to provide a balance to the pro-war State-sponsored ... More >>

Demands for inquiry stepped up - SAS Base locked in

Tuesday, 4 April 2017, 12:44 pm | Auckland Peace Action

"Today members of Auckland Peace Action locked the gates of the SAS base in Papakura in order to prevent NZ troops from killing more innocent civilians. The activists staged a dramatic action outside the SAS Base to demand justice for the ... More >>

Stop the evictions

Friday, 17 February 2017, 9:50 am | Auckland Peace Action

Auckland Peace Action (APA) stands in solidarity with Niki Rauti as she opposes her eviction from her home of several decades, an act being perpetrated by the Tāmaki Redevelopment Company in order to sell the land. More >>

Peace Activists on Trial

Monday, 13 February 2017, 9:08 am | Auckland Peace Action

Auckland Peace Action is calling for justice for the 16 peace activists facing trial this week for charges relating to the 2015 Weapons Conference. All 16 people are on trial together in the Wellington District Court starting at 10am Monday. More >>

Stop the War at Home

Friday, 10 February 2017, 4:14 pm | Auckland Peace Action

“Auckland Peace Action will join No Pride in Prison’s March against Mass Incarceration tomorrow at midday at Aotea Square. As an anti – militarisation group it may not be immediately obvious why we are doing so,” said APA spokeswoman Virginia Lambert. More >>

New Zealand rallies for imprisoned Chilean activist

Wednesday, 11 January 2017, 8:44 am | Auckland Peace Action

Machi Francisca Linconao, a traditional spiritual leader of the Mapuche people in Chile, is currently under house arrest. She is a well-known activist on behalf of her forest and people and has recently been on hunger strike to end her incarceration. ... More >>

Standing in Solidarity

Wednesday, 23 November 2016, 4:11 pm | Auckland Peace Action

Auckland Peace Action (APA) extends our solidarity and support to our friends from No Pride in Prisons who are working for the release of a transgender woman inside of Spring Hill Prison. More >>

Prayers close Week of Peace

Sunday, 20 November 2016, 7:50 pm | Auckland Peace Action

Media Release: Prayers close Week of Peace From: Auckland Peace Action Date: Sunday, 20 November Auckland Peace Action’s Week of Peace closes today with Prayers for Peace, an alternative prayer service outside of the Holy Trinity Cathedral in Parnell ... More >>

Peace boats challenge warships

Friday, 18 November 2016, 11:33 pm | Auckland Peace Action

Date: Friday, 18 November From: Auckland Peace Action A flotilla of peace boats will challenge the warships anchored in Waitematā Harbour during the International Naval Review on Saturday from 12:30-2:30. “We are taking to the seas to challenge the ... More >>

Peace boats challenge warships

Friday, 18 November 2016, 3:27 pm | Auckland Peace Action

A flotilla of peace boats will challenge the warships anchored in Waitematā Harbour during the International Naval Review on Saturday from 12:30-2:30. “We are taking to the seas to challenge the glorification of war and militarism. Many of these navies ... More >>

Peace blockade a success

Thursday, 17 November 2016, 9:57 am | Auckland Peace Action

"The peace blockade of the weapons expo has been a great success today. We are thrilled to have had so many people to come and resist this war profiteers' meeting," said Auckland Peace Action spokesperson Virginia Lambert More >>

Blockade of weapons expo underway

Wednesday, 16 November 2016, 12:25 pm | Auckland Peace Action

Peace activists are now blockading entrances to the Viaduct Events Centre to stop the international weapons expo taking place. More >>

Peace Zone will Blockade Arms Dealers

Wednesday, 16 November 2016, 10:54 am | Auckland Peace Action

Media Release: Peace Zone will Blockade Arms Dealers From: Auckland Peace Action Date: Tuesday, 15 November 2016 More >>

Why warships can’t get wet

Tuesday, 15 November 2016, 5:18 pm | Auckland Peace Action

Media Release: Why warships can’t get wet From Auckland Peace Action Date: Tuesday 15 November More >>

Week of Peace starts with non-violent direct action training

Monday, 14 November 2016, 11:14 am | Auckland Peace Action

Media Release:  Action Training kicks off Week of Peace From: Auckland Peace Action Date: Sunday, 13 November 2016 More >>

A Week of Peace action

Monday, 7 November 2016, 9:43 am | Auckland Peace Action

Auckland Peace Action is organising the Week of Peace from 13-20 November in Auckland in response to the Weapons Expo and navy warships visit. More >>

Auckland honours Parihaka Day

Tuesday, 1 November 2016, 9:21 am | Auckland Peace Action

Auckland Peace Action (APA) and the Pacific Panthers (PP) are hosting a Parihaka Day Peace Action Conference at the Auckland Central Library on Saturday, November 5 from 10-3:30pm. More >>

 

 

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