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Wall of Noise protest to shut down Israeli propaganda event

Saturday, 12 May 2018, 6:41 pm | Auckland Peace Action

Auckland Peace Action is holding a public "Wall of Noise" protest at the 70th Israeli Independence Day on Sunday, 13 May from 1:30pm (meeting at ANZ Viaduct Events Centre). More >>

Trade meeting with UAE unacceptable

Friday, 4 May 2018, 10:12 am | Auckland Peace Action

“This week’s meeting between Foreign Affairs Minister Winston Peters and Shaikh Abdullah Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, United Arab Emitrates (UAE) Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation is of grave concern,” said Auckland Peace Action ... More >>

Peace group plans alternative Anzac event

Monday, 23 April 2018, 6:58 pm | Auckland Peace Action

"Auckland Peace Action is hosting an alternative Picnic for Peace for ANZAC Day this Wednesday, April 25th at the Auckland Domain rotunda at noon," said member Valerie Morse. More >>

Will there be justice for Fatima and others?

Thursday, 12 April 2018, 1:19 pm | Auckland Peace Action

Will there be justice for Fatima and others? From Auckland Peace Action Date 11 April 2018 More >>

Peace activists supporting blockade

Monday, 26 March 2018, 10:59 am | Auckland Peace Action

“Members of Auckland Peace Action (APA) will be on the front lines of the climate blockade on Tuesday to shut down this year’s Petroleum Summit,” said APA member Valerie Morse More >>

New Minister of Disarmament must cancel Weapons Expo

Wednesday, 28 February 2018, 9:26 am | Auckland Peace Action

"The reinstatement of the role of Minister of Disarmament & Arms Control is a good sign from the New Zealand government. If this role is to mean anything, the first priority should be to end all governmental support for the weapons trade ... More >>

Time to Cancel New Weapons Spending

Thursday, 30 November 2017, 8:21 am | Auckland Peace Action

“Revelations by Minister of Finance Grant Robertson that the previous National government made no provision for the $20 billion worth of new weapons for the military provides a great opportunity to step back from this absurd spend up,” said Auckland ... More >>

Peace Activists Occupy Labour Party Offices Across Aotearoa

Friday, 17 November 2017, 1:01 pm | Auckland Peace Action

Activists are occupying Labour MP offices across the country today to urge the government to take immediate action on the Manus Island refugee crisis. More >>

Auckland-based former Manus Island worker condemns Aust

Saturday, 11 November 2017, 7:57 pm | Auckland Peace Action

Auckland-based social worker Charlotte Wilson, who worked at the Manus Island detention centre for the Salvation Army from February 2014 - January 2015, has condemned the Australian government. More >>

Australian Ministers warned against travel to NZ

Monday, 6 November 2017, 4:48 pm | Auckland Peace Action

“A day after Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull again rejected New Zealand’s offer to resettle some refugees held in prison gulags on Manus Island, he has been warned not to visit New Zealand as he may face arrest on charges of crimes against ... More >>

Parihaka Day to be commemorated in Auckland

Friday, 3 November 2017, 11:25 am | Auckland Peace Action

“On Sunday, 5 November, Parihaka Day will be commemorated with a day-long peace conference at the Auckland Central Library hosted by Auckland Peace Action starting at 10am,” said Auckland Peace Action member Te Ao Pritchard. More >>

Aucklanders prepare to blockade Weapons Expo

Sunday, 1 October 2017, 9:28 pm | Auckland Peace Action

This Monday 2nd October, Aucklanders will gather to train for civil disobedience in the build up to blockade the weapons expo. This year the annual weapons expo is being held in Wellington, but Aucklanders aren’t taking a break, masses are preparing ... More >>

Minister selling war

Monday, 14 August 2017, 8:19 am | Auckland Peace Action

Sunday, 13 August “Minister of Defence Mark Mitchell has become a Weapons Industry spokesperson this week. The Minister issued a statement on Friday advocating for private companies to cash in on the $20 billion being pumped into the military budget,” ... More >>

Weapons Expo plans exposed

Wednesday, 31 May 2017, 1:15 pm | Auckland Peace Action

"Today Auckland Peace Action took action at BECA Engineering, the company hosting a weapons expo planning meeting at their Auckland offices." More >>

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 >>



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