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BBQ Blockade at Australian High Commission, Wellington 14/12

Wednesday, 13 December 2017, 8:54 am | Peace Action Wellington

“The more than 600 refugees still detained on Manus Island only have one wish – freedom in a safe country,” said Peace Action Wellington spokesperson Gayaal Iddamalgoda today. “After more than four years of illegal detention, the refugees only want ... More >>

Lifeboat for Manus

Monday, 27 November 2017, 8:29 am | Peace Action Wellington

Peace Action Wellington are driving a ‘Lifeboat for Manus” around Wellington Central today in solidarity with refugees and asylum seekers in detention on Manus Island. The lifeboat will stop at the bottom of Cuba Street for lunch, 12pm - 2pm. More >>

Nationwide Protests in Support of Manus Island Refugees

Friday, 17 November 2017, 1:03 pm | Peace Action Wellington

Protests in support of the refugees and asylum seekers on Manus Island are taking place nationwide today. People are sitting in at Labour MP offices across the country to urge the government to take immediate action on the Manus Island refugee crisis. More >>

Activists lock down Australian High Commission for Manus

Monday, 13 November 2017, 5:06 pm | Peace Action Wellington

Today, Monday 13th November, Peace Action Wellington have locked down the Australian High Commission. Peace activists have locked themselves to the gates of the High Commission preventing anyone from leaving, to draw attention to the situation of ... More >>

Refugees must be rescued from desperate situation on Manus

Wednesday, 1 November 2017, 4:07 pm | Peace Action Wellington

Media release: Refugees must be rescued from desperate situation on Manus island From: Peace Action Wellington Wednesday 1st November 2017 More >>

Peace activists to appear in court

Thursday, 12 October 2017, 7:43 pm | Peace Action Wellington

Media Release: Peace activists to appear in court Date: October 12, 2017 From: Peace Action Wellington More >>

Peace actions continue amid concern about police tactics

Wednesday, 11 October 2017, 4:32 pm | Peace Action Wellington

Peaceful protests against the weapons industry continued today with a walking tour and picnic. The walking tour showed Wellingtonians the arms dealers on their doorstep. More >>

Amazing day of peace action disrupts Weapons Expo

Tuesday, 10 October 2017, 5:29 pm | Peace Action Wellington

Media Release: Amazing day of peace action disrupts Weapons Expo Date: October 10, 2017, 5:30pm From: Peace Action Wellington More >>

Activists successfully blockade Weapons Expo

Tuesday, 10 October 2017, 11:15 am | Peace Action Wellington

Peace activists have gathered at the Westpac Stadium in Wellington to blockade the annual NZDIA Weapons Expo. More >>

Peace Activists Assembling to Block Wellington Weapons Expo

Tuesday, 10 October 2017, 8:35 am | Peace Action Wellington

Peace activists from all over the country will be gathering at 90 Waterloo Quay this morning in preparation for a non-violent blockade of the Weapons Expo. More >>

Activists gather to shut down Weapons Expo

Monday, 9 October 2017, 8:16 am | Peace Action Wellington

Peace activists have announced their plans to blockade the annual NZDIA Weapons Expo tomorrow (10th October 2017). Groups from all over the country are gathering to shut down the Expo, held this year at the Wellington Westpac Stadium. More >>

New Zealanders Prepare to Blockade Wellington Weapons Expo

Wednesday, 4 October 2017, 8:22 am | Peace Action Wellington

People from all over the country are preparing to head to Wellington for a non-violent blockade of the annual NZDIA Weapons Expo next week. More >>

Peace protesters get the go-ahead from Westpac Stadium CEO

Wednesday, 27 September 2017, 12:54 pm | Peace Action Wellington

Tuesday 26th September, 2017 - Peace Action Wellington met with Wellington Regional Trust CEO, Shane Harmon, last week to discuss their protest outside the Weapons Expo at the Westpac Stadium on October 10 and 11. More >>

Peace Action Wellington Launches 'A Call To Arms'

Monday, 18 September 2017, 10:24 am | Peace Action Wellington

Today Peace Action Wellington (PAW) is releasing a short film in response to the arms industry’s attack on our campaign against war profiteering in Aotearoa. More >>

NZDIA Weapons Expo won’t be held in council venues

Monday, 11 September 2017, 10:05 am | Peace Action Wellington

Peace Action Wellington (PAW) met with Mayor Justin Lester on 6th September 2017 to discuss the New Zealand Defence Industry Association (NZDIA) Weapons Expo returning to Wellington. Justin Lester said whilst he is Mayor, the NZDIA Weapons Expo will ... More >>

Activists question police bias as new trial begins

Wednesday, 23 August 2017, 12:29 pm | Peace Action Wellington

Wednesday 23 August - Peace Action Wellington will once again defend the right to protest tomorrow, as two activists appear in court charged with trespass following an action at local weapons manufacturer MAS Zengrange in 2016. More >>

War is coming to Wellington: No Weapons Expo campaign launch

Sunday, 23 July 2017, 3:54 pm | Peace Action Wellington

Peace Action Wellington has launched a campaign of resistance to the upcoming Weapons Expo which will be held at the Westpac Stadium on 10-11th October. The campaign has begun with a striking art piece that questions, "how close does war have to ... More >>

Police use Courts to harass activists

Wednesday, 14 June 2017, 9:02 pm | Peace Action Wellington

Wellington police have today confirmed that they will again pursue trespass charges against a peace activist. The hearing for a trespass charge will be heard at Wellington District Court despite evidence showing the police's case has no foundation. Peace ... More >>

Wreath laying for Afghan civilians

Monday, 24 April 2017, 12:40 pm | Peace Action Wellington

Peace Action Wellington and friends will be joining 2017 ANZAC events in Wellington to remember six civilians killed in Afghanistan in 2010, allegedly by the New Zealand SAS. Peace Action Wellington and friends will honour the civilians who were killed ... More >>

Peace activists returning to court

Tuesday, 21 March 2017, 9:00 am | Peace Action Wellington

Tuesday 21st March 2017, peace activists will be returning to court aiming to recover costs for the Crown’s recent failed prosecution against them. Fifteen peace activists who were arrested at the 2015 New Zealand Defence Industry Association (NZDIA) Weapons ... More >>

 

 

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