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30th Anniversary of Aotearoa New Zealand’s Nuclear-Free Zone

Wednesday, 17 May 2017, 4:35 pm | New Zealand Peace Foundation

Thirty years ago the Nuclear-Free Zone, Disarmament, and Arms Control Act 1987 became statute. To mark the staying power of this important legislation that was established so that Aotearoa New Zealand became a nuclear-free zone, national peace events are ... More >>

PM clams up on warship visits from nuclear armed countries

Friday, 18 November 2016, 4:37 pm | New Zealand Peace Foundation

The Peace Foundation has made an urgent appeal to the Ombudsman after Prime Minister John Key refused to respond to an Official Information request seeking information about the visit of the USS Sampson and other warships from nuclear weapon states ... More >>

Vital importance of NZ as non-nuclear state

Friday, 11 November 2016, 10:53 am | New Zealand Peace Foundation

Visiting international peace activist Dr. Helen Caldicott says the election of Donald Trump means New Zealand’s role as a non-nuclear state is of vital importance. More >>

Schools’ Peace Week 2016 Launches!

Monday, 8 August 2016, 2:09 pm | New Zealand Peace Foundation

Schools’ Peace Week 2016 launched today, Monday 8th August, kicking off a week of peace celebrations and activities in schools both nationally and globally - one hundred and forty-four schools are participating. More >>

Project to get Peer Mediation in every school launched

Thursday, 7 July 2016, 12:07 pm | New Zealand Peace Foundation

At midday on 7 July at www.givealittle.co.nz/project/peacefoundation , the Peace Foundation launches its most important project in 41 years with the goal to fund the expansion of its flagship Peer Mediation Programmes for primary, secondary and ... More >>

Crowdfunding the Peace Foundation’s expansion: 7 days to go

Thursday, 30 June 2016, 2:17 pm | New Zealand Peace Foundation

Crowdfunding the Peace Foundation’s expansion: 7 days to go... Our Vision for a Peaceful World: A global network of people with peer mediation skills, working together to resolve conflict in our homes, schools and communities. Imagine how it ... More >>

Peace Foundation Celebrates Four Decades of Peacebuilding

Monday, 23 May 2016, 10:37 am | New Zealand Peace Foundation

The Peace Foundation celebrates four decades of peacebuilding initiatives, awareness and education that include (1) peer mediation programme for schools; (2) support for the establishment of the National Centre for Peace and Conflict Studies, NCPACS, ... More >>

Schools’ Peace Week 2016: Dialogues for Peace

Friday, 29 April 2016, 1:48 pm | New Zealand Peace Foundation

Auckland, 27 April 2016 – The Peace Foundation, Aotearoa/New Zealand is organizing its 16th Schools’ Peace Week event for schools across New Zealand and abroad. It is aimed to engage the younger generation in Peace Education, to foster global citizenship ... More >>

Auckland City for Peace - Acts of Kindness 2015

Tuesday, 3 November 2015, 1:08 pm | New Zealand Peace Foundation

Have you experienced an act of kindness around Auckland? Has someone stopped to help you when your car has broken down? Has someone stepped up in your community? Or simply had a nice conversation with someone at the bus stop? More >>

Is it naive to want warfare to end?

Thursday, 27 August 2015, 12:08 pm | New Zealand Peace Foundation

With some 17,000 nuclear weapons in existence, and 1,800 of these on high-alert status, ready to be launched within minutes, can we still wage and win a major war? More >>

New Zealander Leads Global Wave Goodbye to Nuclear Weapons

Sunday, 26 April 2015, 11:25 am | New Zealand Peace Foundation

A public action to ‘wave goodbye to nuclear weapons’ will sweep around the world on April 26-27 as governments gather at the United Nations in New York for four weeks of nuclear non-proliferation and disarmament deliberations. More >>

Nominations open for Auckland City for Peace Awards 2015

Wednesday, 8 April 2015, 3:38 pm | New Zealand Peace Foundation

27 March 2015 Nominations are now open for the Auckland City for Peace Awards 2015, which honour the youth, adults and businesses who support the principles of peace. Organised by The Peace Foundation, in partnership with Auckland Council, the third ... More >>

Launch of Auckland City for Peace toolkit

Wednesday, 27 November 2013, 11:31 am | New Zealand Peace Foundation

The Peace Foundation and the Auckland Council launched the Auckland City for Peace toolkit at a special event in Auckland yesterday, which also marked the presentation of the inaugural Auckland City for Peace Youth Awards. More >>

Free REACT presentations offered to secondary schools

Wednesday, 30 October 2013, 4:35 pm | New Zealand Peace Foundation

The Peace Foundation is inviting secondary schools in Auckland and Northland to book a free REACT (Responding to Armed Conflict) presentation about raising awareness in local communities on international armed conflicts. More >>

Peace for Syria: a view from The Peace Foundation

Thursday, 29 August 2013, 1:13 pm | New Zealand Peace Foundation

The Council of The Peace Foundation Aotearoa New Zealand expresses its deep sadness at the excessive brutality and continuing loss of life in Syria. “The use of chemical weapons constitutes an additional serious crime against humanity. We ask that our ... More >>

Action4Peace: Making a difference in our community

Thursday, 1 August 2013, 1:50 pm | New Zealand Peace Foundation

Schools all over New Zealand are invited to participate in the Schools' Peace Week, a national campaign aiming to raise awareness about peace education and building peaceful communities. More than 60 schools nationwide have already registered for ... More >>

Dalai Lama endorses Auckland Peace City Declaration

Thursday, 13 June 2013, 10:14 am | New Zealand Peace Foundation

The Peace Foundation’s efforts to forge peace through the Auckland Peace City Declaration received further impetus when His Holiness The Dalai Lama signed the Auckland Peace City citation yesterday in the presence of veteran and passionate ... More >>

Action4Peace: Making a difference in our community

Monday, 6 May 2013, 3:00 pm | New Zealand Peace Foundation

Schools all over New Zealand are being invited to participate in the National Schools' Peace Week, a national campaign aiming to raise awareness about peace education and building peaceful communities, from 5th to 9th August 2013. More >>

NZ peace campaigner to run NY marathon for Peace-Sports

Wednesday, 7 September 2011, 3:17 pm | New Zealand Peace Foundation

New Zealand peace campaigner Alyn Ware has been selected as one of the 20 runners from around the world - the only one from New Zealand - to join the Peace and Sport Team (L’Organisation pour la Paix par le Sport) in the New York Marathon on 6 November ... More >>

Where can schools turn to for help with anti bullying?

Tuesday, 29 March 2011, 2:32 pm | New Zealand Peace Foundation

The Cool Schools Peer Mediation Programme teaches students lifelong conflict resolution skills, that they can use within their school to prevent bullying from happening but also outside of school within their own personal lives Managed by The Peace Foundation, ... More >>

 

 

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