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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 >>

Where Can Schools Turn for Help With Bullying?

Tuesday, 29 March 2011, 2:29 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. More >>

Historic Hiroshima atom bomb ceremony - live 6/10

Friday, 6 August 2010, 11:36 am | New Zealand Peace Foundation

Two firsts for the Hiroshima atom bomb ceremony tomorrow: • the first time for a UN Secretary-General to speak there • the first time for the United States government to be represented. More >>

Report from NPT Review Conference & Book Launch

Tuesday, 25 May 2010, 4:11 pm | New Zealand Peace Foundation

On Wednesday, 2 June, 6pm – 8pm at the Grand Hall of Parliament, Phil Twyford (New Zealand Chair of Parliamentarians for Nuclear Nonproliferation and Disarmament) in association with Ban All Nukes Generation Aotearoa and The Peace Foundation will ... More >>

Nuclear Disarmament Youth Debate: 28 April

Friday, 23 April 2010, 4:26 pm | New Zealand Peace Foundation

On Wednesday, 28 April, six young New Zealanders will grace the Legislative Council Chambers of Parliament – the old Upper House - to debate the question “Has New Zealand dropped the nuclear disarmament ball?” More >>

Youth Debate on Nuclear Weapons

Wednesday, 21 April 2010, 12:46 pm | New Zealand Peace Foundation

A youth debate on the issue of nuclear disarmament will be hosted on Wednesday, 28 April 2010 at the Legislative Council Chambers of the Parliament. More >>

Kiwis Support UN Secretary-General on Nukes

Wednesday, 7 April 2010, 5:02 pm | New Zealand Peace Foundation

Three Kiwi anti-nuclear campaigners are off to New York next month for what they believe could be a historic opportunity to set in motion preparations for a global treaty to abolish nuclear weapons. More >>

Launch of Peace Heritage Walk

Thursday, 1 October 2009, 10:01 am | New Zealand Peace Foundation

A Wellington Peace Heritage Walk linking key people and places in New Zealand’s peace history, will be launched as part of the World March for Peace and Nonviolence on 2 October. More >>

School Bullying: Programmes That Work

Wednesday, 18 March 2009, 9:16 am | New Zealand Peace Foundation

In light of the two-day summit on school violence, which finishes in Wellington today, it’s important to highlight that effective solutions already exist, and that there’s a need for greater public awareness of their existence and increased funding support. ... More >>

Global walk for nonviolence to start in NZ

Sunday, 1 February 2009, 5:45 pm | New Zealand Peace Foundation

New Zealand has been chosen as the start for a global walk for peace and non-violence which will include all seven continents including Antarctica. The walk which will start in October on the anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi’s birthday, hopes to inspire ... More >>

Wellingtonians celebrate Obama inauguration

Tuesday, 20 January 2009, 2:26 pm | New Zealand Peace Foundation

A group of Wellington residents will be celebrating the inauguration of US President-elect Barack Obama at a ‘Whitehouse dinner’ tomorrow night. More >>

Wellingtonians celebrate Obama’s inauguration

Tuesday, 20 January 2009, 10:09 am | New Zealand Peace Foundation

A group of Wellington residents will be celebrating the inauguration of US President-elect Barack Obama at a ‘Whitehouse dinner’ tomorrow night. More >>

New National Director Of Peace Foundation

Thursday, 4 December 2008, 10:16 am | New Zealand Peace Foundation

The New Zealand Peace Foundation has appointed Anne Ackerman as National Director of the Peace Foundation. More >>

Veteran Peace Campaigner Appointed to UN

Thursday, 10 January 2008, 12:39 am | New Zealand Peace Foundation

Dr Kate Dewes, veteran peace and disarmament campaigner and Coordinator of the Peace Foundation Disarmament & Security Centre in Christchurch, has been appointed by United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon to his Advisory Board on Disarmament Matters. ... More >>

   

 

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