Western Sahara Event + Update

The Reliance of Aotearoa on Phosphate from Western Sahara Date Saturday 31 July 2021Time 1:00pm – 3:00pmLocation Artspace Aotearoa, 292 Karangahape RdEntry Free and open to allPart of Slow Boil Artspace Aotearoa and Slow Boil presents, The reliance of Aotearoa on phosphate from the Western Sahara. This panel discussion features Matthew Galloway in conversation with Mohamed Kamal Fadel & Golriz Ghahraman, the speakers will be extending the research & work produced over the course … Continue reading Western Sahara Event + Update

Space For Peace Campaign

We had a successful protest on Midsummers day, which you can read about in this article by Ollie Neas for Spinoff, this Māori TV video, and Newshub article. To read our report of it, checkout Auckland Peace Actions writeup here with beautiful pics! Sign our Space For Peace petition here. The next day there was this Breakfast Show piece where Ollie Neas talks to Duncan Garner about Rocket Lab. Politically in parliament, … Continue reading Space For Peace Campaign

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Endorse the Pacific People’s Declaration for Peace, July 2021

The Pacific Peace Network invite you to endorse the Pacific People’s Declaration for Peace, in opposition to #TalismanSabre – international naval military training exercises, in Queensland waters, Australia. Please sign the declaration by the 22nd of July. Sign here or click the link bellow. Talisman Sabre takes place every two years on land and sea around Shoalwater Bay in Central Queensland, home of the Great … Continue reading Endorse the Pacific People’s Declaration for Peace, July 2021

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Stop Rocket Lab’s Militarisation of Space

On Monday the 21st of June, 2021, winter solstice at poupoutanga o te rā/ midday, around 30 peace activists, supporters of demilitarisation, and mana whenua of Māhia gathered outside Rocket Lab’s Auckland headquarters. Auckland Peace Action and peace veterans from the Nuclear Free movement organised the event in Auckland, demanding an immediate halt to Rocket Lab’s launches of surveillance and military satellites from New Zealand, … Continue reading Stop Rocket Lab’s Militarisation of Space

Stop Rocket Lab’s Militarisation of Space

Press release: [ 21/06/2021] Rocket Lab has been launching satellites for the United States military and private companies, breaching our Nuclear Free status, making New Zealand complicit in U.S. military practices, thereby making New Zealand a military target. Auckland Peace Action is calling for the government to immediately suspend Rocket Lab’s launches of military payloads, which contribute to the weaponisation of Space and ongoing warfare … Continue reading Stop Rocket Lab’s Militarisation of Space

Stop the Militarisation of Space! Protest RocketLab

Protest RocketLab HQ, 25 Levene Place, Mt Wellington, Auckland.12 Noon, Monday, 21st June. Winter Solstice. RocketLab is a US owned company, whose major shareholders are US military arms manufacturers. They have been launching spy and weapon-control capable satellites into Space, from Aotearoa New Zealand.This is the militarisation of Space! These satellites will likely be used in future conflict and surveillance on Earth. RocketLab is using … Continue reading Stop the Militarisation of Space! Protest RocketLab

Free Palestine solidarity rally, march and street party, Tāmaki Makaurau 22/5/21.

Massive showing of support for a #FreePalestine in Auckland!!! “We are here today to condemn the colonisation, the apartheid… for equality & dignity… to send a strong message to the international community that enough is enough – to respect self determination of Palestine… International law must be respected, Palestinian lives matter” ” Kia kaha #Palestine ” Strong and passionate words to the representative of @nzlabour … Continue reading Free Palestine solidarity rally, march and street party, Tāmaki Makaurau 22/5/21.

Māhia locals say Haere Atu

This will be updated as episodes change format Watch 23rd May 2021 NZ Q+A episode Watch on TVNZ on demand here, featuring the concerns of Māhia locals. https://mailchi.mp/e4ad302f6678/space-for-peace-haere-atu-rocket-lab RocketLab are working for the US military to put military and surveillance satellites in the sky, #SpaceForPeaceAotearoa is a community campaign to stop that. Join the mailing list if you’re interested: http://eepurl.com/httVjL Here is the most recent … Continue reading Māhia locals say Haere Atu

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!