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Court action over illegal PNCC 'Weapons Expo' roadblocks

Thursday, 25 October 2018, 1:44 pm | Peace Action Network

“Papers have just been filed in the Palmerston North High Court seeking a judicial review of the Palmerston North City Council plans to close streets next to the Central Energy Trust Arena during the upcoming NZ Defence Industry Association Forum, aka ... More >>

Wellington peace activists in court for Weapons Expo protest

Friday, 14 September 2018, 2:28 pm | Peace Action Network

Two peace activists will face a three-day trial beginning on 17 September at Wellington District Court. Defendants Adi Leason, of the Waihopai Three, and Gary Chiles are charged with obstructing a public way. The charges were brought after a protest against ... More >>

Shut up and wave the flag

Sunday, 1 June 2008, 12:11 am | Peace Action Network

Two peace activists were denied entry to Parliamentary grounds today during the Government’s Vietnam War event. This in the day after the Wellington High Court upheld the convictions against Valerie Morse and another activist for burning the flag and disrupting the ... More >>

NZ Buying into the Terror Lemon?

Friday, 19 October 2007, 10:20 am | Peace Action Network

This week has seen an unprecedented buy-in to the US "War on Terror" by the New Zealand Government. A number of steps are being taken, each disturbing in its own right let alone in combination. More >>

Peace Action Network Resolutions

Tuesday, 12 April 2005, 9:02 am | Peace Action Network

The meeting of 48 people was Chaired by Dave Colyer. It was addressed by Mohammed al-Jabawe and 2 other Iraqi New Zealanders . More >>

Local Iraqis speak out

Wednesday, 6 April 2005, 10:27 am | Peace Action Network

Members of Christchurch's Iraqi community will speak publicly next week about their homeland and two years of American-led occupation. More >>

Iraqi dead remembered

Monday, 21 March 2005, 8:56 am | Peace Action Network

Cathedral Square, Cashel Mall and Oxford Terrace were the scenes of a "die-in" protest by opponents of the American-led occupation of Iraq. More >>

'Die-In' Marks Two Years Of War In Iraq

Wednesday, 16 March 2005, 8:42 am | Peace Action Network

As part of an International Day of Action against war, Christchurch's Peace Action Network is gathering to remember the war's victims with a rally and street theatre 'die-in'. More >>

War Crimes Trial Victoria Square, ChCh Aug. 7

Friday, 6 August 2004, 9:52 am | Peace Action Network

A War Crimes Trial to indict George W. Bush, Tony Blair and John Howard will be held in Victoria Square, Christchurch, New Zealand on Saturday August 7, 2004 from 12 to 1pm. More >>

Hand-Over A Farce Says Peace Network

Wednesday, 30 June 2004, 8:03 am | Peace Action Network

The US Government's "hand-over of sovereignty" in Iraq is a farce, says Peace Action Network (PAN) Christchurch. More >>

PAN: Turn Te Mana Around

Monday, 22 March 2004, 9:07 am | Peace Action Network

Around 300 citizens marched in central Christchurch today to show their opposition to the continued involvement of New Zealand in US imperial wars in Afghanistan and Iraq. They joined thousands of people marching around the world in a Global Day of ... More >>

Call to March From Peace Action Network

Thursday, 18 March 2004, 12:14 am | Peace Action Network

This Saturday March 20 a march and rally will take place in Christchurch as part of a global day of action marking a year since coalition forces entered Iraq. Organised by Peace Action Network the march will begin at 2pm from the museum, and will be ... More >>

One Year On From March 20 Attack On Iraq

Tuesday, 2 March 2004, 2:54 pm | Peace Action Network

Peace Action Network in Christchurch join with the Global Peace Movement to expose the use of violence as immoral and futile. More >>

Bring the troops back from Iraq

Thursday, 30 October 2003, 8:18 am | Peace Action Network

The wounding of New Zealand soldier Hayden Gardner highlights the fact that New Zealand soldiers are in Iraq as part of the US-led military occupation. "The Labour government has put these soldiers lives at risk so it can win points with George ... More >>

Demonstration at CTU conference today

Thursday, 23 October 2003, 8:52 am | Peace Action Network

Union members will be greeting Prime Minister Helen Clark today outside of the Council of Trade Unions conference at the Michael Fowler Centre at 11:15 today to protest the deployment of NZ troops to Iraq and Afghanistan. More >>

PAN Calls For Protest At Labour's Conference

Wednesday, 22 October 2003, 10:43 am | Peace Action Network

Angered that the Labour government has sent more troops to aid the American-led occupations of Iraq and Afghanistan, Christchurch¹s Peace Action Network has called for protests at Labour¹s annual conference, which will be held at the Christchurch ... More >>

Activists Bemused And Angry After Police Attack

Sunday, 14 September 2003, 1:12 pm | Peace Action Network

Activists are demanding an explanation for the arrest of at least seven people following a small and peaceful demonstration in Wellington today. More >>

Peace Action Network Fourth of July media release

Wednesday, 2 July 2003, 1:35 pm | Peace Action Network

Independence for all on the Fourth of July Peace Action Network media release 2/7/03 More >>

Occupation is not liberation

Thursday, 1 May 2003, 10:50 am | Peace Action Network

Peace and anti-war activists will be taking to the streets on Sunday May 4 to oppose the US-led occupation of Iraq. The protest has been called by Christchurch¹s Peace Action Network (PAN), and will begin at 2pm in Cathedral Square. More >>

Christchurch Response To War Against Iraq

Thursday, 27 February 2003, 1:31 pm | Peace Action Network

Christchurch Response If Outright War Against Iraq Commences The people of Christchurch will gather in Cathedral Square 5-30 pm on the day they hear of such an attack. They will stand silently near the Chalice until the clock chimes 6pm. This will signal ... More >>

 

 

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