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What legitimacy does the Navy have? if it practises shooting civilians.

Auckland Peace Action denounces the Royal New Zealand Navy’s planned “activities” which “include the use of pyrotechnics, blank ammunition firing, drones and actors simulating a crowd of protesters” near the Auckland Harbour Bridge on Friday 12th to Monday 15th of June. We are disappointed, disturbed and disgusted that the Royal New Zealand Navy is practising killing protesters. Is this what people believe a democratic society … Continue reading What legitimacy does the Navy have? if it practises shooting civilians.

Asylum Seekers, safety not prison!

We were outside Mt Eden Prison on Tuesday morning on the 18th of May 2021 joining with @AmnestyNZ and @Asylum_Trust_nz to demand that asylum seekers no longer be imprisoned! Seeking safety is not a crime! @KrisinMana you have the responsibility to set them free & accommodate compassionately. Allegations of rape, assault of asylum seekers in prison, new report reveals : NZ Herald. ‘Immediate and urgent … Continue reading Asylum Seekers, safety not prison!

Aotearoa in Solidarity with Palestine

It is time for the New Zealand government to stop enabling and emboldening Israels apartheid state oppression and war crimes against the people of Palestine. New Zealand parliament should move to boycotting, divesting, desist NZ companies or military for working with the Israeli state, and work with the United Nations in sanctioning Israel, to prevent further war crimes and atrocities against Palestine from occurring. If … Continue reading Aotearoa in Solidarity with Palestine

Defund the military, Defend the people and planet

Appeal: Reduce Military Spending, Defend People and the Planet

Shared from Global Campaign On Military Spending: Please join us demanding governments around the world to reduce their military expenditures! And if you’re part of a civil society organization, we would love to have it endorsing this as well. The world spent $1.92 trillion on the military in 2019, a 3.6% increase over the previous year and the highest figure since the end of the … Continue reading Appeal: Reduce Military Spending, Defend People and the Planet

NoSpaceForWar webinar

Update: No Space For War webinar! Full recording: https://youtu.be/2G9NDyqYxcQ Thanks to our speakers @ollieneas and Sonya Smith of @RocketLabM for your valuable whakaaro and insight. Sign the petition! https://our.actionstation.org.nz/petitions/space-for-peace-3/… Join the mailing list: http://eepurl.com/httVjL #SpaceForPeaceAotearoa Rocket Lab is heralded as a pioneering company leading the exploration of space from here on the shores of Mahia peninsula. But is Rocket Lab contributing to wars down here … Continue reading NoSpaceForWar webinar

Waihopai Spybase Weekend, 30th January 2021

Guest blog post by Kerry Tankard. Out to Waihopai base on Saturday for 10.30 am start. Clear fine day after a chilly morning for the campers. Murray Horton MC’d, with short addresses by Teanau Tuiono (new Green MP), Stefan Browning (retired Green MP), Maire Leadbetter, Liz Remmerswaal, and a few locals making brief points. Someone made a quick hop over the front fence to plant … Continue reading Waihopai Spybase Weekend, 30th January 2021

Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons

We held a community peace picnic on Thursday the 21st of January, at the Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament (CND) memorial, in Avondale. This gathering was to celebrate the entry into effect the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons. Our peace picnic happened in the evening, following an informative live-stream session hosted by ICAN, International Campaign Against Nuclear Weapons Aotearoa New Zealand, who won the … Continue reading Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons

Equitable International Access To A Vaccine: Support #PeoplesVaccine

An open letter to prime minister Jacinda Ardern, minister of foreign affairs Nanaia Mahuta and trade minister Damien O’Connor on supporting a People’s Vaccine Dear Prime Minister Ardern and Ministers Mahuta and O’Connor, The world has watched Aotearoa New Zealand’s remarkable response to Covid-19. Our leaders struck a different path from many other countries, one informed by experts, and our team of five million pulled … Continue reading Equitable International Access To A Vaccine: Support #PeoplesVaccine

International Solidarity for Uyghur, Hong Kongers, Tibetans, free thinkers in China and all people oppressed by imperialism

Open Letter Against Beijing and Washington, for International Workers’ Solidarity: Internationalists and the 1 October Day of Action October Day of Action”Chinese version: 中文版 https://uyghursolidarityuk.org/ch-version-open-letter-against-beijing-washington/ This open letter has been initiated by the Uyghur Solidarity Campaign UK and Labour Movement Solidarity with Hong Kong (UK). We invite you to add your support: 1 October 2020 is the 71st anniversary of the founding of the People’s Republic … Continue reading International Solidarity for Uyghur, Hong Kongers, Tibetans, free thinkers in China and all people oppressed by imperialism

Minister fails to take only logical choice on war excercises

Media Release. From: Cancel RIMPAC Coalition Aotearoa On the final day of RIMPAC, the US Navy’s war training exercise in and around Hawai’i, it has emerged that 16 other participating countries withdrew from the training due to the threat of Covid-19. Only ten countries have ended up participating, including New Zealand. “It is deeply frustrating that New Zealand First MP and Defence Minister Ron Mark … Continue reading Minister fails to take only logical choice on war excercises