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We Teach Life: a poetry evening with Rafeef Ziadah

On Saturday 8th April, join critically acclaimed Palestinian spoken-word artist Rafeef Ziadah in celebrating the release of her new album, We Teach Life, right here in Wellington. The evening will feature a powerful selection of Rafeef’s poetry in her signature … Continue reading

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The People’s Climate Rally Taranaki

Peace Action Wellington traveled up to Taranaki with Oil Free Wellington to attend The People’s Climate Rally, a protest in response to the Petroleum Conference being held there. We were there to tell the oil executives that they can’t continue … Continue reading

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Drone Assassination Awareness Week February 26 – March 3

Peace Action Wellington are supporting the Catholic Worker Movement during their Drone Assassination Awareness Week. The Catholic Worker Movement is raising awareness of New Zealand’s complicity in US drone strikes and military action with a week-long Drone Assassination Awareness Week. … Continue reading

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Not Guilty! Court Case Over

The court case against fifteen peace activists arrested protesting the 2015 Weapons Conference finished today with the last activist with a trespass charge being found not guilty. Over the course of seven days in court fifteen charges of obstruction, trespass … Continue reading

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Week of Resistance/Court Solidarity

A Week of Ongoing Resistance & Solidarity! 13th-17th February In November 2015, 27 people were arrested for protesting peacefully outside the Weapons Conference in Wellington. 15 of us are still facing trial which will take place between the 13-17th February. … Continue reading

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The Best of 2016

2016 has been a busy year for Peace Action Wellington. Thanks to everyone who has joined in and supported us in the past twelve months. Here are some highlights. In April we planted edible plants in public spaces to honour … Continue reading

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Support Activists Facing Court

This month we are doing a big fundraising push for the legal costs of the upcoming court case of people arrested at the 2015 Weapons Conference protest. Any support you can give is greatly appreciated. We have set up a … Continue reading

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