Author Archives: Peace Action

Australian nuclear submarines threaten South Pacific 

The decision by the Australian government to acquire nuclear-powered submarines is irresponsible and dangerous for the whole South Pacific region. Adding more weapons to the mix of ongoing hostilities between Australia and China is more likely to lead to war … Continue reading

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No Guantanamo in New Zealand

“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 people,” … Continue reading

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French Embassy targeted to mark Hiroshima Day

The French Embassy will be targeted for its ongoing role in the nuclear poisoning of the Pacific by activists and artists following a day of kōrero and art-making at the Newtown Community Centre starting at 1pm on Saturday, 7th August. … Continue reading

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On the 70th Anniversary of ANZUS, NZDF in massive war exercises

Peace Action Wellington opposes the NZDF’s involvement in Exercise Talisman Sabre, a joint US-Australian military training, happening in Queensland this week. “The Labour government has claimed to have an independent foreign policy, but this deployment of NZ troops, in the … Continue reading

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Crafting resistance: art and activism

WHEN: Saturday, 7 August 1-5pmWHERE: Newtown Community Centre, Level 2, 2a Green Street, above the old ANZ bankFacebook event   We invite you to join us for a day of kōrero and action where we will learn from speakers who … Continue reading

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