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68 Years After The Armistice – The Way Forward

Tuesday, 27 July 2021, 10:05 am | NZ DPRK Society

North and South must join hands On 28 July 1953, the day after the signing of the Korean War Armistice, Chairman KIM IL SUNG spoke to the nation. His words are as pertinent today as they were 68 years ago. “Korea is one, the Korean nation is ... More >>

NZ Police Raid Of Society Members

Tuesday, 10 November 2020, 6:06 am | NZ DPRK Society

Three weeks ago today the NZ police executed a search warrant in the homes of the two signatories of the NZ DPRK Society’s bank account and confiscated bundles of documents, bank statements, cell phones and laptops. The search warrants stated that ... More >>

Twenty-one Reasons Why The United States Does Not Want Peace In Korea

Wednesday, 7 October 2020, 4:33 pm | NZ DPRK Society

North Korean International Peace Rally at Panmunjom, "Liberation Day"  15 August 2015 For the past 70 years troops from the United States of America have been occupying military bases on the Korean Peninsula. They claim to be there to ... More >>

The July 4 Joint Declaration

Sunday, 5 July 2020, 7:22 am | NZ DPRK Society

This year marks the 48 th anniversary of the Joint Declaration signed by senior officials of the two Koreas on 4th July 1972. The DPRK has commemorated this agreement by noting that ‘The July 4th Joint Statement clarified three principles of independence, ... More >>

Open Letter Requesting Re-activation Of Diplomatic Relations With The DPRK

Wednesday, 24 June 2020, 1:22 pm | NZ DPRK Society

Dear Mr. Seed, We are approaching the formation of a new Government in New Zealand following the September General Election. We are aware that at this time all Ministries are preparing advice/briefing papers for the new Government. This letter is to request ... More >>

NZ NGO Provides PPE Gear To North Korea

Thursday, 4 June 2020, 5:01 pm | NZ DPRK Society

PPE gear being unloaded for delivery to Quarantine Services The DPRK Red Cross Society has used funding from the NZ DPRK Society to purchase 87 sets of personal protective equipment (PPE) for supply to North Korea’s Quarantine Services. North Korea was ... More >>

Donation To North Korea For COVID-19 Testing

Friday, 20 March 2020, 9:52 am | NZ DPRK Society

Trustees of the Donald Borrie Memorial Scholarship Fund announce that they have provided US$2,000 to the Red Cross of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK or North Korea) for purchase of COVID-19 testing kits and related medical needs. ... More >>

Call for Jacinda Ardern to help break Korea impasse

Tuesday, 28 May 2019, 2:20 pm | NZ DPRK Society

Negotiations between the US and North Korea have ground to a halt, and with it the détente between the two Koreas, but New Zealand, and its Prime Minister, could contribute to removing blockages and reinvigorating the peace process. More >>

President Moon’s visit – a lost opportunity

Thursday, 6 December 2018, 5:33 pm | NZ DPRK Society

Whilst we welcome President Moon Jae-in’s recent visit to New Zealand we are disappointed that the Government has failed to make full use of the opportunity to promote peace on the Korean peninsula and between the United States and the DPRK (North Korea). More >>

Open Letter to Prime Minister of NZ: visit of President Moon

Thursday, 22 November 2018, 5:20 pm | NZ DPRK Society

Your announcement that President Moon is to visit New Zealand early December is a most welcome one. That President Moon has chosen to come to New Zealand is of significance. It is also a plea for help. More >>

Celebrating 4th October Korean Summit

Wednesday, 3 October 2018, 11:04 am | NZ DPRK Society

Eleven years ago hopes for peace on the Korean Peninsula were at an all time high. After their 4th October 2007 summit meeting, Chairman Kim Jong Il and President Roh Moo-hyun jointly signed a Declaration on the Advancement of South-North Korean Relations, ... More >>

Kiwi Notches up Another First in North Korea

Wednesday, 22 August 2018, 2:48 pm | NZ DPRK Society

New Zealander Roger Shepherd is this week guiding a small group of Norwegians and Australians on a pioneering camping trek in the mountains of North Korea. More >>

Letter to Ambassadors re Fourth Korea Summit

Monday, 28 May 2018, 10:19 am | NZ DPRK Society

Given the confusion and conflicting messages coming forth from the President Donald Trump administration, the NZ DPRK Society applauds the commitment of Supreme Leader Kim Jong-un and President Moon Jae-in to the Panmunjom Declaration which “affirmed ... More >>

New Book by Roger Shepherd Scheduled for Publication

Tuesday, 8 May 2018, 10:16 am | NZ DPRK Society

Roger first walked the 687 km of the South Korean mountain spine (the Baekdu Daegan) in 2006 and 2007. Since 2011 he has been visiting the DPRK and exploring the North Korean Baekdu Daegan. During these trips he has climbed at least 50 peaks and photographed ... More >>

Kim - Trump Talks

Monday, 12 March 2018, 10:16 pm | NZ DPRK Society

The NZ-DPRK Society welcomes the news that President Donald Trump has accepted the proposal from Chairman Kim Jong-un for direct personal talks. More >>

A Korean Summit - the right move at the right time

Monday, 12 February 2018, 12:11 pm | NZ DPRK Society

In December it was reported that the “ America is drawing up plans for a “bloody nose” military attack on North Korea to stop its nuclear weapons programme.” More >>

The Vancouver Summit on North Korea

Monday, 22 January 2018, 5:17 pm | NZ DPRK Society

The Vancouver Summit on North Korea - A Personal Perspective NZ DPRK Society secretary Peter Wilson reflects the day after in Vancouver January 17th 2018 More >>

North Korea as a Threat – the Numbers

Friday, 29 December 2017, 10:55 am | NZ DPRK Society

North Korea is “the greatest immediate threat to the United States” White House National Security Adviser H.R. McMaster. More >>

What is Behind Kim Jong-un’s Equilibrium Statement?

Monday, 18 September 2017, 10:08 am | NZ DPRK Society

North Korea's "final goal is to establish the equilibrium of real force with the U.S. and make the U.S. rulers dare not talk about military option[s]," said Kim Jong-un last week. More >>

Missiles are Acceptable Everywhere – Except North Korea

Wednesday, 5 July 2017, 4:15 pm | NZ DPRK Society

NZ Foreign Affairs Minister Brownlee promptly fires off an indignant press release stating that North Korean missile tests are unacceptable. More >>

 

 
 
 
 
 

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