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Think-tank on Homelessness taking place in Wellington

Thursday, 4 October 2012, 9:22 am | Concerned Citizens Collective

Disturbing statistics on homelessness in Wellington have driven concerned citizens to convene a community think-tank on homelessness, being held in Tory Street tomorrow (Friday, 5 October). More >>

NZ to US military: “Thanks, but no thanks.”

Wednesday, 13 June 2012, 4:41 pm | Concerned Citizens Collective

The Wellington-based artists' "Concerned Citizens Collective" will be protesting at two US Marines events in Wellington tomorrow. The group objects to the visit, saying it is more about a push for closer modern-day ties between the New Zealand ... More >>

Hager to speak on first US military action in NZ in 28 years

Friday, 8 June 2012, 9:13 am | Concerned Citizens Collective

On Sunday June 10th at 6pm, 19 Tory St, a community gallery just off Courtenay Place, will host a public discussion on the first significant number of US military to train in New Zealand since 1984. The two speakers scheduled for the event include Nicky ... More >>

Creative Wellingtonians Combine Art & Technology

Thursday, 12 April 2012, 3:29 pm | Concerned Citizens Collective

Creative Wellingtonians Combine Art and Technology to Help Communities Overseas Concerned Citizens, a Wellington-based creative community of more than 80 artists and musicians, have announced the opening of a cutting edge “Open Source” community ... More >>

Helen Clark and Tāme Iti in Support of Palestinian Statehood

Friday, 26 August 2011, 2:36 pm | Concerned Citizens Collective

Former Prime Minister Helen Clark has contributed to a nationwide photography exhibition in support of Palestinian statehood this week. Clark’s contribution, a photograph of herself in Papua New Guinea taken during a United Nations Development Program ... More >>

Exhibitions highlight NZ decision on Palestinian statehood

Friday, 26 August 2011, 9:33 am | Concerned Citizens Collective

More than 50 photographers from New Zealand, South Africa, Palestine and Israel are exhibiting their work around the country this week to highlight New Zealand’s role in the upcoming UN decision on the recognition of Palestinian statehood in September. More >>

Nationwide Arts Event Lifts Ban on Invercargill Residents

Wednesday, 24 August 2011, 3:28 pm | Concerned Citizens Collective

‘Concerned Citizens’, a New Zealand-wide group of more than 60 artists and musicians, have lifted a ban on Invercargill residents attending human rights-focused photographic exhibitions in Auckland, Hamilton, Wellington, Whanganui and Dunedin this month. More >>

Photographic Art Auction for Human Rights!

Tuesday, 23 August 2011, 12:57 pm | Concerned Citizens Collective

What: A very unique art auction featuring original work from more than 50 photographers/artists from New Zealand, Palestine/Israel and South Africa. All proceeds to amazing photography collective documenting human rights situation in Israel/Palestine. Open online all ... More >>

Concerned Citizens Ban Invercargill Residents

Friday, 19 August 2011, 5:54 pm | Concerned Citizens Collective

“Concerned Citizens Ban Invercargill Residents from Parliament Grounds” A nationwide group of more than 60 artists calling themselves ‘Concerned Citizens’ blocked Parliament grounds this morning with large cardboard ‘checkpoint towers’ bearing ... More >>

“Nationwide Arts Event Bars Entry to Invercargill Residents”

Thursday, 18 August 2011, 10:07 pm | Concerned Citizens Collective

“Concerned Citizens”, a nationwide group of more than 60 artists, plan to exclude residents of Invercargill from arts events and public places in five cities around New Zealand on Friday (August 19th), because they do not recognise it as a legitimate ... More >>

30th Anniversary of Springbok tour protests

Thursday, 18 August 2011, 9:21 am | Concerned Citizens Collective

*“More than 50 New Zealand, South African, Israeli and Palestinian photographers celebrate 30th Anniversary of Springbok tour protests with international human rights exhibition”* More >>

Exhibition commemorates Springbok tour protest

Saturday, 6 August 2011, 4:02 pm | Concerned Citizens Collective

Concerned Citizens , a New Zealand-based artists’ community, will collaborate with a team of South African, Palestinian and Israeli photojournalists this month, in an international exhibition highlighting the power of photography as a vehicle ... More >>

Integrity Mixup: Concerned Citizens Reply to Chris Trotter

Tuesday, 14 June 2011, 2:29 pm | Concerned Citizens Collective

I’m writing to you on behalf of the Concerned Citizens, a politically diverse community of more than 60 artists and musicians from around New Zealand. We regularly organise community events to raise funds and awareness for social causes we feel are worthwhile. ... More >>

Underground Art Auction Raises Over $6000 For Urewera 18

Monday, 6 June 2011, 5:41 pm | Concerned Citizens Collective

An art auction organised by a Wellington artists’ collective closed last night after raising almost seven thousand dollars to support the defendants in the ongoing trial against the Urewera 18 following the “terror raids” in 2007. More >>

Art auction to support Urewera 18

Sunday, 5 June 2011, 12:28 pm | Concerned Citizens Collective

John Minto and Valerie Morse to front fundraising art auction to support Urewera 18 and mark 30th Anniversary of 1981 Springbok tour John Minto, key organiser in the 1981 Springbok tour protests, will fly to Wellington this afternoon to front ... More >>

Concerned artists to catapult bus outside Beehive

Thursday, 2 June 2011, 4:36 pm | Concerned Citizens Collective

A group of Wellington artists plan to open an exhibition by catapulting a model school-bus onto the head of a George W Bush impersonator on the Beehive lawn at noon on Friday, to bring attention to the case against the Urewera 18 arrestees. More >>

“Concerned Citizens" exhibition

Monday, 30 May 2011, 12:06 pm | Concerned Citizens Collective

Controversial “dole artist” Tao Wells, local provocateur Arlo Edwards, and several other artists will join forces to raise funds and public awarenessfor arrestees in the 2007 October 15 “Terror Raids” this weekend. More >>

Concerned artists exhibit to help ‘terror raid’ defendants”

Wednesday, 18 May 2011, 4:43 pm | Concerned Citizens Collective

More than 50 artists from around New Zealand will be exhibiting their work in Wellington at the start of next month to raise funds and public awareness for the arrestees of the 2007 October 15 "terror raids." Exhibited works range from paintings, ... More >>




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