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‘iChoose’: Anti Bullying Programme in Auckland Schools

Tuesday, 19 February 2013, 2:42 pm | Soka Gakkai International New Zealand

“iChoose”, an innovative anti-bullying programme will be launched in Auckland schools on 25 February 2013. The programme was launched in the United States in 2010 and has since toured high schools in Hawaii, New York, Los Angeles and Oslo, Norway. More >>

SGINZ Confers Peace Award on Anti-Nuclear Activist

Friday, 6 July 2012, 10:58 am | Soka Gakkai International New Zealand

Soka Gakkai International of New Zealand (SGINZ) conferred the Aotearoa Peace is Precious Award on anti-nuclear activist, Alyn Ware in a ceremony in Wellington earlier this week. More >>

Wellington Leaders Pass Flame for Nuclear Weapons Free World

Thursday, 26 April 2012, 2:31 pm | Soka Gakkai International New Zealand

The passing of the flame of a campaign to ensure a nuclear-weapons free world was the theme at a Mayoral reception to commemorate the 30th Anniversary of Wellington City’s Nuclear-Weapons Free Declaration. More >>

Wgtn Nuclear Free Concert Co-Hosted by Soka Gakkai Buddhists

Wednesday, 11 April 2012, 4:50 pm | Soka Gakkai International New Zealand

Wellington will commemorate 30 years as a nuclear free city with a free concert this weekend with performances by Anika Moa, Don McGlashan, Warren Maxwell, Bella Kulolo and the Sam Manzanza and the Afro Beat Band. The concert is hosted by the Soka Gakkai ... More >>

Buddhist Leader Calls for 2015 Nuclear Abolition Summit

Friday, 27 January 2012, 5:25 pm | Soka Gakkai International New Zealand

Buddhist Leader Calls for 2015 Nuclear Abolition Summit in Hiroshima and Nagasaki and End to Japan’s Reliance on Nuclear Power More >>

‘It starts with one’ theme for sustainable living exhibition

Wednesday, 30 November 2011, 5:18 pm | Soka Gakkai International New Zealand

A vision for sustainable living and the power of individuals to initiate positive change is the theme of an international exhibition launched by Wellington Mayor Celia Wade Brown at Parliament on Saturday, 19 November. More >>

Moving To The Spirit Of Peace An 'Emotional Experience'

Wednesday, 30 November 2011, 11:06 am | Soka Gakkai International New Zealand

Performers in the Summoning Hope Oceania Peace Festival at the Wellington Opera House combined art, dance and theatre into a emotional experience described by show director Anna Marbrook as "incredibly moving." More >>

Cultural festival summons hope

Thursday, 17 November 2011, 2:38 pm | Soka Gakkai International New Zealand

A cultural festival, “Summoning Hope” will be held at Wellington ’s Opera House, on Sunday November 20. More >>

Seminar Highlights Women's Peacebuilding

Friday, 10 September 2010, 11:38 am | Soka Gakkai International New Zealand

TOKYO, Sept. 9 - The United Nations University (UNU) hosted a seminar entitled "Women Making Peace: Where Are We Now? Maximizing the Impact of UN Security Council Resolution 1325, 10 Years On" on September 8, assessing global progress toward implementation ... More >>

Majority of NZ Youth Reject Nuclear Weapons

Wednesday, 5 May 2010, 5:33 pm | Soka Gakkai International New Zealand

More then two thirds of New Zealand youth reject the use of nuclear weapons under any circumstances, according to the recent nationwide survey. More >>

Youth Reject Nuclear Weapons

Thursday, 29 April 2010, 6:15 pm | Soka Gakkai International New Zealand

From January to March 2010, youth members of Soka Gakkai International (SGI) in six countries conducted surveys of their peers' attitudes toward nuclear weapons and their abolition in advance of the upcoming NPT Review Conference. More >>

SGI President Calls for Nuclear Abolition

Wednesday, 27 January 2010, 10:46 am | Soka Gakkai International New Zealand

In a proposal released on Jan. 26, "Toward a New Era of Value Creation," Soka Gakkai International (SGI) President Daisaku Ikeda calls for accelerated moves toward the realization of a world without nuclear weapons. More >>

SGI Organizations Support Haiti Relief Efforts

Thursday, 21 January 2010, 10:15 am | Soka Gakkai International New Zealand

Soka Gakkai International (SGI) organizations around the world have made donations to assist the relief efforts in Haiti following the devastating earthquake which hit the country on Tuesday January 12, 2010. More >>

Celebrated diplomat visits New Zealand

Tuesday, 24 July 2007, 12:58 am | Soka Gakkai International New Zealand

The former UN Under-Secretary General and peace award recipient, Anwarul K Chowdhury, will visit New Zealand from August 9 to 14, 2007 to highlight human security issues and promote the culture of peace. Mr Chowdhury was invited as a guest of Soka Gakkai ... More >>

World’s Longest Peace Message Displayed In NZ

Tuesday, 19 November 2002, 9:01 am | Soka Gakkai International New Zealand

One thousand people joined a “Peacing It Together” Peace Day celebration in the city’s Tihiotonga Centennial Park on Sunday November 17, where a 1.8 km-long peace message made of coloured cut-out doves was displayed. More >>

 

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