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Open letter re: Freedom Flotilla to Gaza

Monday, 30 July 2018, 11:18 am | Kia Ora Gaza

In reply to our emails to you on this matter (dated 5 July 2018 and 23 July 2018) we received an email acknowledgement from your office on 13 July 2018 and again on 24 July 2018, that indicated that we would receive a response ‘in due course’. ... More >>

Call for NZ Govt to demand end of Gaza blockade

Monday, 23 July 2018, 1:24 pm | Kia Ora Gaza

We call on the NZ Government to urgently demand the Israeli authorities end the inhumane blockade of the Gaza Strip, and allow the 2018 Freedom Flotilla to Gaza safe and unhindered passage to their destination – the port of Gaza. More >>

Press statement from Kia Ora Gaza

Friday, 13 July 2018, 12:06 pm | Kia Ora Gaza

Kia Ora Gaza has sent a letter to our NZ Foreign Minister, Rt Hon Winston Peters, on 5 July asking him to demand that Israel end the 11-year inhumane blockade of the Gaza Strip and the allow ‘safe and unhindered passage’ for the four-boat Freedom ... More >>

Union leader Mike Treen to join flotilla to Gaza in July

Monday, 21 May 2018, 4:33 pm | Kia Ora Gaza

Mike Treen is a prominent, life-long human rights campaigner and trade union leader in New Zealand. More >>

Israel has forced Women’s Boat to Gaza off its course

Thursday, 6 October 2016, 9:48 am | Kia Ora Gaza

BREAKING NEWS: The Israeli Occupation Forces have illegally intercepted the Women’s Boat toGaza in international waters, forced it off course. Meanwhile Israel has conducted more than 25 bombing raids near Gaza City. NZ Green Party MP Marama Davidson is among ... More >>

Women’s flotilla leaves Sicily – heading for Gaza

Wednesday, 28 September 2016, 1:22 pm | Kia Ora Gaza

Women representing 13 countries spanning five continents began their journey yesterday on Zaytouna-Oliva to the shores of Gaza, which has been under blockade since 2007. On board are a Nobel Peace Laureate, three parliamentarians, a decorated US diplomat, ... More >>

Kiwi in Gaza during November attacks returns to speak

Tuesday, 11 December 2012, 12:36 pm | Kia Ora Gaza

Kiwi Roger Fowler who was in Gaza while Israeli bombs dropped in November, will speak about the attacks and occupation at Auckland University on Thursday. More >>

Wellington musicians join forces for Gaza

Monday, 3 December 2012, 11:55 am | Kia Ora Gaza

Wellington musicians join forces for Gaza FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE One week after New Zealand supported Palestine’s successful United Nations membership bid, seven Wellington bands join forces to raise money for Gaza. Rogernomix, Mongo Skato, Mr Sterile Assembly, ... More >>

Kiwi In Gaza Helping Inform World About Israel’s Invasion

Thursday, 15 November 2012, 1:50 pm | Kia Ora Gaza

Roger Fowler, who lives in South Auckland, has been in Gaza for some days on a fact finding mission for Kia Ora Gaza. More >>

Cairo meeting agrees on steps towards lifting Gaza siege

Monday, 30 July 2012, 1:00 pm | Kia Ora Gaza

In what looks like a historic meeting in Cairo, Egyptian president Mohamed Morsi and Gaza premier Ismail Haniya have agreed on a raft of concrete steps that will start to lift the crippling siege on Gaza. More >>

Kiwi team off to Gaza with Malaysian & European partners

Friday, 8 June 2012, 10:43 am | Kia Ora Gaza

Today a four-person team from New Zealand flies out to Cairo to join an international aid convoy to Gaza. More >>

Kia Ora Gaza Challenges NZ Parlt. Delegation To Visit Gaza

Thursday, 10 May 2012, 1:07 pm | Kia Ora Gaza

Kia Ora Gaza is challenging a New Zealand parliamentary delegation to visit Gaza and other trouble spots in its forthcoming visit to the Middle East. More >>

Gaza convoyers reject Syria route in favour of Cairo start

Monday, 16 April 2012, 7:54 pm | Kia Ora Gaza

By unanimous decision of our trustees, organisers and convoyers, Kia Ora Gaza has withdrawn our two vehicles and four New Zealand volunteers from the Viva Palestina Arabia convoy to Gaza. Why? Because of a sudden, and unilateral, decision by leaders ... More >>

Seeking Peace Or Planning for War?

Wednesday, 11 April 2012, 3:29 pm | Kia Ora Gaza

As a team of 4 Kiwis travel on an international good-will mission to war-ravaged Gaza this month, New Zealand's armed forces will be conducting combat-focused joint exercises with the US military - the first in 27 years. More >>

Global Peace & Justice Forum

Saturday, 7 April 2012, 12:11 pm | Kia Ora Gaza

Kia Ora Gaza spokesperson, Roger Fowler, and Vivienne Porzsolt, from Jews Against the Occupation Sydney, will speak at the Global Peace & Justice Forum at 7.30pm on Monday 9 April at the Auckland Trades Hall, 147 Great North Road, Grey Lynn. More >>

Kiwis First To Raise The Flag For Palestine

Saturday, 31 March 2012, 12:19 pm | Kia Ora Gaza

Today New Zealanders were the first in the world to support the Global March to Jerusalem day, with a lively student-led demonstration outside the Israeli Embassy in Wellington, and messages of solidarity. More >>

Message from Gaza: No one knows when this hell will end

Sunday, 25 March 2012, 8:36 pm | Kia Ora Gaza

Mohammed Younis was one of our great interpreters in Gaza on the last convoy. He sent us this moving message about life in Gaza today…. More >>

Another plea from besieged Gaza

Thursday, 22 March 2012, 4:49 pm | Kia Ora Gaza

Continual severe shortages of fuel & cooking gas, plus lengthy power blackouts since Israel's recent deadly bombing raids, have imposed a 'catastrophic impact' on all aspects of existence for the 1.6 million people in Gaza. More >>

New UN Report Condemns Blockade On Gaza

Tuesday, 20 March 2012, 9:47 am | Kia Ora Gaza

TUESDAY 20 MARCH 2012 From Kia Ora Gaza Contact: Roger Fowler Email: or: Cell: 021-2999491 Or Tali Williams: More >>

Kiwis Answer the Call

Sunday, 18 March 2012, 10:02 pm | Kia Ora Gaza

UK politician George Galloway has called for volunteers to join the next Viva Palestina Arabia international aid convoy to break the crippling Israeli siege on Gaza. More >>