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Solidarity With Will Alexander

Friday, 24 May 2024, 11:31 am | Peace Action Wellington

Peace Action Wellington will continue work with our allies to achieve Will’s demands, to end all New Zealand involvement in the genocide in Gaza, and to end the occupation of all Palestinian land. More >>

Rally Condemns Zionism And The State Of Israel For Ongoing Genocide

Thursday, 16 May 2024, 5:35 pm | Peace Action Wellington

They held a noisy but peaceful demonstration against the ongoing genocide being carried out by the State of Israel, condemning the Israeli ambassador who was hosting an invitation-only event to celebrate the establishment of the State of Israel. More >>

Condemning Zionism And The State Of Israel For Ongoing Genocide

Thursday, 16 May 2024, 2:33 pm | Peace Action Wellington

People of many faiths and cultural backgrounds will rally today, Thursday 16th May, at 2pm on the street outside The Wellington Club, 88 The Terrace, in Te Whanganui-a-Tara Wellington. More >>

Austerity For Everyone Except Weapons Dealers

Saturday, 11 May 2024, 6:03 am | Peace Action Wellington

“Instead of following along countries that are investing in death and better ways of killing people faster, we need to invest in life and in making Aotearoa a fair, just and equitable place where everyone has what they need for a dignified life.” More >>

Peace Action Wellington Statement On Student Occupations

Wednesday, 1 May 2024, 3:50 pm | Peace Action Wellington

Peace Action Wellington extends our solidarity and gratitude to students and staff of the University of Auckland - Waipapa Taumata Rau who sought to establish an encampment upon the University grounds. More >>

Die In for Palestine Marks ANZAC day

Thursday, 25 April 2024, 1:43 pm | Peace Action Wellington

Pōneke based peace activists staged a silent protest at the ANZAC day service to highlight New Zealand’s complicity in war and genocide, and urge the government to take concrete steps to stop the genocide in Palestine. More >>

War Museum Steps Up To Telling The Truth

Friday, 23 February 2024, 8:51 am | Peace Action Wellington

"The Auckland War Memorial Museum's move to a Te Tiriti-centred approach is about telling the truth of New Zealand's history. It is the right thing to do. It can't stay a dusty old colonial museum that repeats false myths about the glory of ... More >>

Trip To Aus Must Prioritise Peace And Decolonisation, Not New Weapons

Wednesday, 31 January 2024, 4:51 pm | Peace Action Wellington

“Foreign Minister Winston Peters and Defence Minister Judith Collins' trip to Australia for a joint meeting with their Australian counterparts must prioritise the real security concerns in the Pacific region. This means peace, decolonisation ... More >>

Deployment Of NZDF Stunning Hypocrisy And Dangerous Alignment

Tuesday, 23 January 2024, 5:24 pm | Peace Action Wellington

“The decision to deploy six NZDF to be part of a US-led combat mission in the Red Sea is astonishing hypocrisy. The claim that this deployment is about 'defending lives' and 'de-escalating tensions' is absurd while 25,000 Palestinian civilians ... More >>

NZ Business Trade Trip Ignored Israel’s Illegal Occupation Before Gaza Genocide

Friday, 19 January 2024, 9:07 am | Peace Action Wellington

“ Documents released by the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment show that 60 business leaders, led by Simon Bridges, were planning a trade trip to Israel immediately prior to the war. They gave no consideration to Israel’s illegal occupation ... More >>

NZDF ‘Crisis’ An Opportunity To Abolish The Military

Wednesday, 10 January 2024, 10:56 am | Peace Action Wellington

“The NZDF is attempting to secure massive funding increases by claiming they are in crisis over personnel and equipment. This so-called ‘crisis’ is contrived to extract more money out of the new government. NZ already spends more than $15 ... More >>

Albanese Meeting No Mandate For AUKUS Or Weapons Spending

Wednesday, 20 December 2023, 9:30 am | Peace Action Wellington

“Chris Luxon’s meeting with Australian Prime Minister Albanese does not give him any mandate to join AUKUS nor to expand New Zealand’s military budget,” said Valerie Morse of Peace Action Wellington. “There was simply no discussion during ... More >>

Foreign Minister Lines Up With US Empire

Tuesday, 12 December 2023, 10:52 am | Peace Action Wellington

“The Minister of Foreign Affairs’ speech outlining a new approach for New Zealand should be ringing alarm bells for anyone concerned about preventing a war in our region,” said Peace Action Wellington member Valerie Morse. “Winston Peters claims ... More >>

New Defence Policy Puts NZ Path To War

Friday, 4 August 2023, 10:57 am | Peace Action Wellington

“The government’s new defence policy puts NZ on a path to war and more spending on weapons. This is absolutely the wrong approach for our own security and for the wider Pacific,” said Valerie Morse, member of Peace Action Wellington. “NZ is ... More >>

Peace Groups Say Cancel The Contract With Cubic Arms Company

Tuesday, 1 November 2022, 7:52 pm | Peace Action Wellington

Peace groups have written to Minister of Transport Michael Wood seeking the cancellation of a contract with Cubic Corporation for the provision of a public transport ticketing system. Cubic provides weapons training systems, including training on the notorious ... More >>

Keep Space For Peace - Picket Outside MBIE, 15 Stout St, Wellington

Sunday, 4 September 2022, 8:54 pm | Peace Action Wellington

Peace Action Wellington and other peace activists will be picketing outside the Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment (MBIE), 15 Stout St, Wellington, at 12 noon on Monday 5 September 2022, calling on the Government to Keep Space for Peace. ... More >>

Peace Protest Against US-led Combat Training In The Pacific

Friday, 8 July 2022, 10:40 am | Peace Action Wellington

Peace Action Wellington (PAW) will protest outside of the NZ Defence Force headquarters at 34 Bowen Street, Wellington on Friday, 8 July from 8-9am against NZ’s participation in the US-led "Rim of the Pacific" (RIMPAC) combat training. This year, ... More >>

Ardern’s Visit Should Focus On Peace, Decolonisation

Tuesday, 24 May 2022, 10:05 am | Peace Action Wellington

“Jacinda Ardern’s visit comes immediately on the heels of Joe Biden’s trip to Japan for a meeting of the ‘Quad’ - the US, Australia, India and Japan - that intends to dramatically increase militarisation of the Pacific region. Ardern’s ... More >>

Australian nuclear submarines threaten South Pacific

Thursday, 16 September 2021, 11:52 am | Peace Action Wellington

“The decision by the Australian government to acquire nuclear-powered submarines is irresponsible and dangerous for the whole South Pacific region,” said Valerie Morse, member of Peace Action Wellington. “Adding more weapons to the mix of ongoing ... More >>

No Guantanamo in New Zealand

Monday, 6 September 2021, 1:38 pm | Peace Action Wellington

“The Lynnmall terrorist attack was a terrible and utterly unnecessary tragedy, and more policing and surveillance is not the way to solve it. Education, rehabilitation, mental health support and social inclusion are the rational ways to deal with radicalised ... More >>





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