Author Archives: Peace Action

Take two actions for peace and climate justice this week

This week, we encourage you to sign two petitions and help build a culture of peace and a powerful movement for climate justice. A fair go for a family in dangerSeven months ago we learned about a family who attempted … Continue reading

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ACTION ALERT: Submit on the new terrorism law

The government has recently introduced a new counter-terrorism bill in response to the Christchurch massacre. Addressing white supremacist terrorism is a good thing, however this new law will not make us safer and could target political activists.  We encourage people … Continue reading

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Peace Action Calls for Radical Change on ANZAC Day 2021

Peace Action Wellington is hosting an Anzac-weekend peace event called The Climate of War: white supremacy, climate justice and militarism that challenges the meaning and purpose of Anzac Day. The free, public event will be held on Saturday, 24 April … Continue reading

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Trade for all? Peace groups question the NZ trade strategy of investment in a homegrown weapons industry

From 2015 until 2018, peace groups spent a considerable amount of time working to shut down New Zealand’s annual weapons expo, an event sponsored by Lockheed Martin, the world’s largest arms dealer. In 2018, in spite of a reported $250,000 … Continue reading

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Air New Zealand assisting war crimes in Yemen

“The shocking revelations that Air New Zealand has been assisting the Saudi military in the war on Yemen must prompt a wider inquiry into the Crown’s involvement in the arms trade,” said Peace Action Wellington member Valerie Morse. “It is … Continue reading

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