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Budget 2020 A Slush Fund For Weapons Dealers

Friday, 15 May 2020, 12:13 pm | Peace Action Wellington

“Coming out of the Covid-19 lockdown, people across the country want to build a better society by providing for everyone’s basic needs, caring for our environment and properly resourcing the health system. We do not want to build a bigger war machine, ... More >>

Budget 2020 A Slush Fund For Weapons Dealers

Friday, 15 May 2020, 7:34 am | Peace Action Wellington

“The government’s massive injection of funding into the military is a shocking waste that will enrich weapons companies at the expense of lives. It is totally out-of-step with what is needed right now and in our future,” said Valerie Morse, member of ... More >>

Infection Of US Military A Threat To NZ & The Pacific

Sunday, 26 April 2020, 7:41 pm | Peace Action Wellington

“News that 26 US Navy ships and 3,500 soldiers have confirmed Covid-19 cases is an urgent and compelling reason for the New Zealand government to withdraw from participation in this year’s RIMPAC military exercise due to begin in June,” said Valerie Morse, ... More >>

New warplanes won’t feed my daughters

Monday, 29 October 2018, 1:36 pm | Peace Action Wellington

Jessie Moss is sick and tired of organising school bake sales. Parents like her are familiar with an endless cycle of fundraising so their kids can go on school trips - so she was gutted when the government announced a $2.3 billion spend on six ... More >>

Weapons Expo protest road closed by Council and Police

Thursday, 11 October 2018, 2:52 pm | Peace Action Wellington

Palmerston North Council have announced that they will block roads and restrict access to the area around the Central Energy Trust Arena during the Weapons Expo at the end of this month. Earlier this week Palmerston North Manager of Venues, John Lynch, ... More >>

Doc Edge film interrupted in Wellington

Tuesday, 15 May 2018, 10:17 am | Peace Action Wellington

Today marks 70 years since the newly-formed state of Israel ‘ethnically cleansed’ Palestinian people and stole their lands. Yesterday in Palestine, tens of thousands of Palestinian people marked this anniversary. More than 55, including children, ... More >>

Doc Edge Festival supporting apartheid Israel - protest

Monday, 14 May 2018, 9:58 am | Peace Action Wellington

Peace Action Wellington and Auckland Peace Action are calling for Doc Edge Festival to drop screenings of a film they say supports apartheid in Israel. The groups plan to protest the screenings if Documentary Edge Festival do not respect the Palestinian ... More >>

Peace groups will remember civilians at Anzac day events

Tuesday, 24 April 2018, 4:40 pm | Peace Action Wellington

Peace groups will remember civilians at Anzac day events From: Peace Action Wellington Date: Tuesday, April 24 More >>

BBQ Blockade at Australian High Commission, Wellington 14/12

Wednesday, 13 December 2017, 8:54 am | Peace Action Wellington

“The more than 600 refugees still detained on Manus Island only have one wish – freedom in a safe country,” said Peace Action Wellington spokesperson Gayaal Iddamalgoda today. “After more than four years of illegal detention, the refugees only want ... More >>

Lifeboat for Manus

Monday, 27 November 2017, 8:29 am | Peace Action Wellington

Peace Action Wellington are driving a ‘Lifeboat for Manus” around Wellington Central today in solidarity with refugees and asylum seekers in detention on Manus Island. The lifeboat will stop at the bottom of Cuba Street for lunch, 12pm - 2pm. More >>

Nationwide Protests in Support of Manus Island Refugees

Friday, 17 November 2017, 1:03 pm | Peace Action Wellington

Protests in support of the refugees and asylum seekers on Manus Island are taking place nationwide today. People are sitting in at Labour MP offices across the country to urge the government to take immediate action on the Manus Island refugee crisis. More >>

Activists lock down Australian High Commission for Manus

Monday, 13 November 2017, 5:06 pm | Peace Action Wellington

Today, Monday 13th November, Peace Action Wellington have locked down the Australian High Commission. Peace activists have locked themselves to the gates of the High Commission preventing anyone from leaving, to draw attention to the situation of ... More >>

Refugees must be rescued from desperate situation on Manus

Wednesday, 1 November 2017, 4:07 pm | Peace Action Wellington

Media release: Refugees must be rescued from desperate situation on Manus island From: Peace Action Wellington Wednesday 1st November 2017 More >>

Peace activists to appear in court

Thursday, 12 October 2017, 7:43 pm | Peace Action Wellington

Media Release: Peace activists to appear in court Date: October 12, 2017 From: Peace Action Wellington More >>

Peace actions continue amid concern about police tactics

Wednesday, 11 October 2017, 4:32 pm | Peace Action Wellington

Peaceful protests against the weapons industry continued today with a walking tour and picnic. The walking tour showed Wellingtonians the arms dealers on their doorstep. More >>

Amazing day of peace action disrupts Weapons Expo

Tuesday, 10 October 2017, 5:29 pm | Peace Action Wellington

Media Release: Amazing day of peace action disrupts Weapons Expo Date: October 10, 2017, 5:30pm From: Peace Action Wellington More >>

Activists successfully blockade Weapons Expo

Tuesday, 10 October 2017, 11:15 am | Peace Action Wellington

Peace activists have gathered at the Westpac Stadium in Wellington to blockade the annual NZDIA Weapons Expo. More >>

Peace Activists Assembling to Block Wellington Weapons Expo

Tuesday, 10 October 2017, 8:35 am | Peace Action Wellington

Peace activists from all over the country will be gathering at 90 Waterloo Quay this morning in preparation for a non-violent blockade of the Weapons Expo. More >>

Activists gather to shut down Weapons Expo

Monday, 9 October 2017, 8:16 am | Peace Action Wellington

Peace activists have announced their plans to blockade the annual NZDIA Weapons Expo tomorrow (10th October 2017). Groups from all over the country are gathering to shut down the Expo, held this year at the Wellington Westpac Stadium. More >>

New Zealanders Prepare to Blockade Wellington Weapons Expo

Wednesday, 4 October 2017, 8:22 am | Peace Action Wellington

People from all over the country are preparing to head to Wellington for a non-violent blockade of the annual NZDIA Weapons Expo next week. More >>

 

 
 
 
 
 

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