Author Archives: Peace Action

Weapons dealer Lockheed also provides NZ police uniforms

In April, police told their staff the factories that make the uniforms have either closed or have less staff working because of the pandemic. “We are working with our suppliers to get our uniform stocks back up to a reasonable … Continue reading

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Anzac Day 2022: Remembering War – Commemoration as Disinformation

Each year around Anzac Day, our settler-colonial nation state invokes the myth of the honourable fallen soldier. The young ANZAC fighting for King and Country features as a convenient figure upon which to project national pride and from which to … Continue reading

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An open letter from climate justice and peace groups

The Prime Minister, Jacinda Ardern  The Minister for Finance, Grant Robertson The Minister for Defence, Peeni Henare  The Minister for Climate Change, James Shaw We are writing to express our deep dismay with, and opposition to, the use of the … Continue reading

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The New Zealand Police coddle anti-vaxxers and punish climate activists

Content warning: This article contains graphic descriptions of police violence. Yesterday, people watched aghast as thousands of anti-lockdown protesters converged on Parliament. In the lead-up to the protest, people were posting threats of violence on Telegram under their real names, and … Continue reading

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Rise Up for Climate Justice

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