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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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Jacinda on War and Peace

In the final lap of the election cycle, it is critical to examine the government’s record on war and peace over the past three years. It isn’t a subject that swings elections like healthcare or taxes, but it has a … Continue reading

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Shelly Bay and Ihumātao shown support in Wellington

On Saturday, Wellingtonians gathered for an action on Cuba Mall to support two important Māori land struggles at Ihumātao (Auckland) and at Murukaikuru (Shelly Bay, Wellington) and to push for political solutions. Mau Whenua member David Tawhai-Bodsworth told the crowd … Continue reading

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