Author Archives: Peace Action

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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Peace Action Plan Climate Action

Peace Action Wellington is holding an info evening on Thursday, 21 October from 6-9pm at the Newtown Community Centre to discuss and plan a climate justice action to coincide with the international climate negotiations happening in Scotland, COP 26. “The … Continue reading

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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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