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Peters must reject US demands

Friday, 12 July 2019, 12:31 pm | Auckland Peace Action

“The Peace Movement sends an urgent call to Winston Peters to reject any US demands for New Zealand participation in patrolling the Persian Gulf and Straits of Hormuz. New Zealand should have nothing to do with any war on the Iranian people,” said ... More >>

End all support for US Wars, not just Iraq

Monday, 10 June 2019, 8:14 pm | Auckland Peace Action

“It is right and proper that the Prime Minister has ended the NZDF deployment to Iraq. This decision is long overdue. The Iraq deployment has been underway in various manifestations since June 2003 when NZ troops were sent into Basra to serve ... More >>

Well-Being' budget ensures health of weapons dealers

Wednesday, 29 May 2019, 8:12 am | Auckland Peace Action

“The Government’s Well-Being Budget appears to be crafted to ensure the health of US weapons companies, not ordinary New Zealanders. The early release of defence budget figures alongside rumours about the soon-to-be-released Defence Capability ... More >>

Deployment should end amidst Iran tensions

Thursday, 16 May 2019, 12:40 pm | Auckland Peace Action

“The Coalition Government must move to withdraw NZ troops out of Iraq as the US threatens a new war on Iran,” said Valerie Morse from Auckland Peace Action. More >>

Inquiry must do better for victims & community

Monday, 29 April 2019, 9:15 am | Auckland Peace Action

“The scope of the Inquiry into the Christchurch terrorist attack must be broadened meet victims needs and to address the root causes of the attack,” said Valerie Morse from Auckland Peace Action. More >>

Anzac Day Picnic for Peace

Tuesday, 23 April 2019, 9:07 am | Auckland Peace Action

Auckland Peace Action’s annual Picnic for Peace will be taking place at the Auckland Domain Band Rotunda at 12 noon on ANZAC Day. It will feature speakers including Marama Davidson (Greens), Rev Emily Worman (Metropolitan Church in Progress), Ilan Blumberg ... More >>

James Casson must bear responsibility for his racism

Thursday, 4 April 2019, 9:44 am | Auckland Peace Action

Auckland Peace Action member Azad Khan has today initiated a petition to demand that James Casson be held accountable for his racist hate speech against Muslims. More >>

Intelligence Review must be open

Friday, 22 March 2019, 9:15 am | Auckland Peace Action

In the wake of last Friday's horrific racist terrorist attack, Auckland Peace Action is calling for any inquiry into the intelligence services to be independent and to be open to the public. More >>

Peace Action sets the record straight on peace actions

Thursday, 14 February 2019, 9:13 am | Auckland Peace Action

Auckland Peace Action is issuing a statement to publicly correct the record about a protest action that occurred in Wellington in 2018. More >>

Jordan Peterson threatens everything of value in our society

Monday, 11 February 2019, 7:41 pm | Auckland Peace Action

“In the lead-up to Jordan Peterson’s visit to New Zealand we have a duty to condemn his sexist, queerphobic, racist and deeply reactionary views,” says Iris Krzyzosiak of Auckland Peace Action. More >>

Say NO to war in Venezuela

Monday, 11 February 2019, 12:54 pm | Auckland Peace Action

Auckland Peace Action is co-organising a New Zealand people’s response to the escalating situation in Venezuela with a Protest for Peace at the US Consulate in Auckland on Tuesday, 12 February from 1pm-3pm. More >>

Te Tiriti o Waitangi – how long is the the wait for justice?

Monday, 4 February 2019, 8:11 pm | Auckland Peace Action

Te Tiriti o Waitangi – how long is the the wait for justice? From: Auckland Peace Action Date: Monday 4 February 2019 More >>

Police break woman’s arm at peaceful protest

Monday, 5 November 2018, 11:14 am | Auckland Peace Action

“A woman’s arm was broken by Police at the peaceful protest against the Weapons Expo on Day Two of action this past Thursday. The Police thuggishly pushed her over onto the concrete, and fractured her radius and ulna,” said Auckland Peace Action ... More >>

Day Two Action to Stop the Weapons Expo

Thursday, 1 November 2018, 8:07 am | Auckland Peace Action

“This morning we are using non-violent direct action to stop Weapons Expo delegates from getting to the Events Centre on day two of the event,” said Auckland Peace Action member Valerie Morse. More >>

Serious disruption to Weapons Expo

Wednesday, 31 October 2018, 2:59 pm | Auckland Peace Action

“Non-violent direct action was used to delay and disrupt Weapons Expo delegates from getting to their conference venue today,” said Auckland Peace Action member Valerie Morse. More >>

Media Release: Peace Actions underway against Weapons Expo

Wednesday, 31 October 2018, 8:31 am | Auckland Peace Action

“Community members and peace activists from across Aotearoa are in place at strategic points around the Weapons Expo in Palmerston North to blockade and delay delegates attending this year’s event.” More >>

Media Release: Peace Actions underway against Weapons Expo

Wednesday, 31 October 2018, 8:31 am | Auckland Peace Action

“Community members and peace activists from across Aotearoa are in place at strategic points around the Weapons Expo in Palmerston North to blockade and delay delegates attending this year’s event.” More >>

NZ Police spend $250k as private security for Weapons Expo

Tuesday, 30 October 2018, 1:10 pm | Auckland Peace Action

“Today, the Weapons Expo begins in Palmerston North, and the peace movement is particularly concerned that the police plan to protect these war profiteers with 180 officers and a security budget of $250,000,” said Valerie Morse from Auckland ... More >>

Action against NZDF crimes & toxic culture tomorrow

Monday, 15 October 2018, 11:51 am | Auckland Peace Action

“Auckland Peace Action and Organise Aotearoa are holding a demonstration outside the NZDF recruiting office at 284 Great North Road tomorrow, Tuesday, 16 October at 12:30 to demand justice and an end to the war in Afghanistan. People are invited ... More >>

NZ First proposal xenophobic

Monday, 1 October 2018, 8:54 am | Auckland Peace Action

"Auckland Peace Action condemns attempts by NZ First to enact a discriminatory law against new migrants and refugees asking them to uphold NZ values. This proposed law is based on NZ First's fundamentally xenophobic and Islamophobic views," ... More >>

 

 

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