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Stop the Weapons Expo 2017 Campaign Launch

Today we launched a campaign of resistance to the upcoming Weapons Expo, coming up at the Westpac Stadium on 10-11th October. The campaign has begun with a striking art piece that questions, “how close does war have to get before … Continue reading

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Freedom To Protest

We celebrated another win in court today after the judge ruled that big holes in the police prosecution’s case meant there was no need to hear the defence. The hearing for a trespass charge was heard at Wellington District Court … Continue reading

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How Climate Change Fuels War

It is no coincidence that Rex Tillerson is both the ex-CEO of Exxon Mobil and the Secretary of State to the most militarised country in the world. It’s also no coincidence that Tillerson is here in Aotearoa after the US … Continue reading

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Unwelcome the US Secretary of State

Action alert: On Tuesday, the US Secretary of State, Rex Tillerson is landing in Wellington to meet with the Government. 350 Aotearoa have organised an Unwelcoming Party for him at 12:30 pm at Parliament. Sign up here for updates – … Continue reading

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Palestinian Flags in Wellington on Nakba Day

Some good citizens put Palestinian flags up around Wellington on Nakba day. They were spotted at the Waterfront, Glover Park, Midland Park, Israeli Embassy, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Parliament and Civic Square.     May 15, 2017 marked the 69th … Continue reading

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Anzac Day and the casualties of war

As in previous years, Peace Action Wellington again attended the citizens wreath-laying ceremony at the Cenotaph. This year a wreath was laid for those killed allegedly by the NZ SAS in Operation Burnham in Afghanistan and to commemorate all civilian … Continue reading

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Hit and Run

Did the NZ Defence Force commit war crimes in Afghanistan? There is now considerable evidence that in 2010 in Afghanistan several New Zealand Defence Force actions, including the treatment of prisoners and an SAS raid in Naik and Khak Khuday … Continue reading

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