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New Zealand – Peacekeeper On The Final Frontier?

New Zealand – Peacekeeper On The Final Frontier? Press Release – Auckland Peace Action and Rocket Lab Monitor Peace and disarmament researchers in New Zealand say the Government should take a global leadership role to protect Earth by ensuring Outer Space is not the focus of a new arms race. This week the United Nations Institute for Disarmament Research hosted a conference on Outer Space … Continue reading New Zealand – Peacekeeper On The Final Frontier?

The war by the NZ police against Māori men continues

The war by the New Zealand police against Māori men continues, with another extrajudicial execution, on the lands of Taranaki. This is a painful reminder at the state of things, the racist and classist police brutality, and the terrifying and deadly use of firearms by the police force. We are beyond disturbed and sickened by the killing of Kaoss Price, and see this pattern of … Continue reading The war by the NZ police against Māori men continues

Kiwi-Lankans Launch Petition Asking New Zealand Government To Take A Stand

Wednesday, 6 April 2022, 5:51 amPress Release: Duality NZ Joint Release from Duality NZ and Migrants Against Racism and Xenophobia (MARX) In light of the worsening crisis in Sri Lanka, Kiwi-Lankans in New Zealand are calling on the government to take a stand. A formal petition has been launched today, calling for the Minister of Foreign Affairs Nanaia Mahuta and the New Zealand government to … Continue reading Kiwi-Lankans Launch Petition Asking New Zealand Government To Take A Stand

Statement on the War in Ukraine

Re-posted from Campaign Against the Arms Trade: https://caat.org.uk/news/statement-on-the-war-in-ukraine/ CAAT condemns the Russian invasion of Ukraine as an act of imperialist aggression. Russia’s brutal onslaught on Ukraine’s civilian population almost certainly involves war crimes. We extend our solidarity to the people of Ukraine, to everyone who is working for peace in Ukraine and Russia, and challenging this devastating war.  The EU has imposed an arms embargo … Continue reading Statement on the War in Ukraine

Event: Legal Rights Workshop

This workshop is for people in Tāmaki Makaurau social justice community and movement, to be empowered and build confidence to safely exercise and maintain our civil rights.   Come hangout in Tahaki Reserve (bottom of Mt Eden/ Maungawhau) for an afternoon with comrades, as we reflect on civil rights and learn what the expectations of the NZ law are.   Organisers will be taking health … Continue reading Event: Legal Rights Workshop

Let’s End the COVID Pandemic #TRIPSWaiver

33 Groups Call For Tougher Stance On Vaccine Apartheid In Trade Negotiations Monday, 13 December 2021, 10:07 amPress Release: It’s Our Future 33 domestic and international groups have written to NZ Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern today, calling for NZ to use its bilateral trade negotiations with the United Kingdom and European Union to push for an end to vaccine apartheid. “While rich countries progress their booster … Continue reading Let’s End the COVID Pandemic #TRIPSWaiver

Permission For Rocket Lab Staff To Leave Auckland Questioned By Māhia Residents

Saturday, 6 November 2021, 6:58 amPress Release: Auckland Peace Action Local residents near Māhia are alarmed that a convoy of Rocket Lab staff intend to breach Level 3 this weekend with Government permission, traveling in campervans to the COVID-free area of Māhia. Locals had the news confirmed via email from Rocket Lab staff based at its Auckland headquarters. In light of the Covid announcement from Hauora … Continue reading Permission For Rocket Lab Staff To Leave Auckland Questioned By Māhia Residents

In Occupied Palestine – 29 November 2021

If you would like to receive this daily newsletter, you can request to subscribe to the email updates at sumud1@outlook.com While the Occupation is business as usual for Israel, there should be no business with Israel In Occupied Palestine Zionism in practice Israel’s Daily Toll on Palestinian Life, Limb, Liberty and Land (Compiled by Leslie Bravery, Palestine Human Rights Campaign, Auckland, New Zealand) 29 November 2021 {Main source of statistics: Palestinian … Continue reading In Occupied Palestine – 29 November 2021

Rise Up for Climate Justice!

We have no more time to waste! The international climate negotiations (COP26) start next week, and we want to be clear that if they don’t take the actions required to keep temperature rise to 1.5, then we will. Because of Covid-19,we’ve moved online and local. We’re teaming up from across Aotearoa to hold four days of webinars and local actions with other concerned people from … Continue reading Rise Up for Climate Justice!

Call to Action! Oppose the Tactical Response Model

The police announced a month ago that they intend to roll out a programme including:– 200 police officers trained as Armed Offender Squad police, who would be in regular uniform and some would accompany dog-handlers.– 2000 officers trained to identify threats and deal with things such as gun-shot wounds.– 30 million dollars for additional unspecified intelligence and investigations. People Against Prisons Aotearoa responded. A volunteer … Continue reading Call to Action! Oppose the Tactical Response Model