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Wellingtonians celebrate Obama’s inauguration

Tuesday, 20 January 2009, 10:09 am | New Zealand Peace Foundation

A group of Wellington residents will be celebrating the inauguration of US President-elect Barack Obama at a ‘Whitehouse dinner’ tomorrow night. More >>

New National Director Of Peace Foundation

Thursday, 4 December 2008, 10:16 am | New Zealand Peace Foundation

The New Zealand Peace Foundation has appointed Anne Ackerman as National Director of the Peace Foundation. More >>

Veteran Peace Campaigner Appointed to UN

Thursday, 10 January 2008, 12:39 am | New Zealand Peace Foundation

Dr Kate Dewes, veteran peace and disarmament campaigner and Coordinator of the Peace Foundation Disarmament & Security Centre in Christchurch, has been appointed by United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon to his Advisory Board on Disarmament Matters. ... More >>

Roots of Empathy Baby Celebration

Friday, 16 November 2007, 10:20 am | New Zealand Peace Foundation

WHAT A celebration honouring Roots of Empathy babies, the world’s youngest teachers. Under the management of the Peace Foundation, for the past 10 months, these one-year-olds have worked with some 250 local children by “teaching” an innovative classroom ... More >>

Nuclear Zephyr - Bats, 7 - 11 August

Thursday, 19 July 2007, 1:11 pm | New Zealand Peace Foundation

9 actors of different ages and ethnicities discuss issues of identity, culture, global realities, war, and nuclear war. It is a piece that represents the voice of our youth. More >>

Young Peacemakers in Fiji

Wednesday, 6 June 2007, 3:51 pm | New Zealand Peace Foundation

The Peace Foundation's Cool School's Peer Mediation Programme is about to start a two year pilot in Fiji. More >>

The Stamp of Peace

Tuesday, 5 June 2007, 9:55 am | New Zealand Peace Foundation

Mayor Bob Harvey, The Peace Foundation's new President, tonight opened a special exhibition of school students' artwork on the topic of Nuclear Free New Zealand. Auckland Cetral MP, Judith Tizard, Associate Minister for Arts and Cultural Heritage, ... More >>

Peace Foundation Shock at Murder of Mayor Ito

Wednesday, 18 April 2007, 4:40 pm | New Zealand Peace Foundation

The Peace Foundation Disarmament and Security Centre in Christchurch is shocked and deeply saddened by the murder of the Mayor of Nagasaki Iccho Ito. He was an international peace leader in his role as Vice President of Mayors for Peace, who and spoke out ... More >>

Newborns to Teach Kindness in New Zealand Schools

Monday, 3 October 2005, 9:03 am | New Zealand Peace Foundation

The Peace Foundation wants to bring to New Zealand the quietly revolutionary ‘Roots of Empathy’. More >>

Youth Reps to 60th Anniversary of A-Bomb Use

Monday, 25 July 2005, 10:42 am | New Zealand Peace Foundation

Two New Zealand women have been awarded grants from Rainbow Warrior compensation funds to participate in international youth meetings and rallies in Hiroshima and Nagasaki commemorating the 60th anniversary of the dropping of atomic bombs in August, ... More >>

21st Anniversary of the Media Peace Awards Looms

Wednesday, 27 October 2004, 11:42 am | New Zealand Peace Foundation

The ceremony will take place on November 10th at the Maidment Theatre in Auckland. The MCs will be John Campbell and Carol Hirschfeld, and the guest speaker will be author James McNeish. More >>

REPORT from Jo Wilding in Falluja

Friday, 16 April 2004, 8:53 am | New Zealand Peace Foundation

Trucks, oil tankers, tanks are burning on the highway east to Falluja. A stream of boys and men goes to and from a lorry that's not burnt, stripping it bare. We turn onto the back roads through Abu Ghraib, Nuha and Ahrar singing in Arabic, past the ... More >>

Global Nonviolent Peaceforce leader to visit NZ

Thursday, 5 February 2004, 11:08 am | New Zealand Peace Foundation

David Hartsough, co-founder of a recently established global nonviolent peaceforce, will be visiting New Zealand from February 8-22, 2004 to rally support for the initiative. The Nonviolent Peaceforce, launched last year in India, aims to intervene in conflict ... More >>

Special Media Peace Awards

Monday, 17 November 2003, 9:37 am | New Zealand Peace Foundation

To mark the 20th anniversary of the Media Peace Awards the Peace Foundation is honouring two men who have been part of the media scene in this country for a considerable time. The Awards have been sponsored by Bob and Barbara Harvey. Bob Harvey was very ... More >>

Media Peace Award Winners

Thursday, 13 November 2003, 10:15 am | New Zealand Peace Foundation

The Peace Foundation’s 20th. Media Peace Awards ceremony took place in Auckland this evening and the Auckland University of Technology, the NZ Herald and TV3 have good reason to be pleased with the results. More >>

Peace Week Activities

Wednesday, 30 July 2003, 9:17 am | New Zealand Peace Foundation

Sunday August 10 7-9pm The Music Centre of Christchurch. Gold coin. 140 Barbados Street (Beside the Basilica) More >>

US-Russia Nuclear Cuts Not What They Seem

Tuesday, 14 May 2002, 1:19 pm | New Zealand Peace Foundation

The Peace Foundation's Disarmament & Security Centre welcomes today's announcement by Presidents Bush and Putin that they have agreed to "liquidate the legacy" (in Bush's words) of their countries' Cold War nuclear arsenals, by reducing their ... More >>

US Veterans To Rebuild Iraqi Water Facilities

Monday, 28 August 2000, 12:42 am | New Zealand Peace Foundation

United States military Veterans will go to Iraq to help rebuild water treatment facilities that were either destroyed by U.S. and British bombers, or rendered inoperable by the allies-led economic sanctions. More >>

World NGOs Say Time's Up For Nuclear Weapons

Wednesday, 12 April 2000, 10:56 am | New Zealand Peace Foundation

The following contains the press releases issued by NGOs for the Canberra release of the 'Heads of State' NPT letter, the release issued by Senator Lyn Allison, and extracts from AAP newswire and the Age reports. More >>