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

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!

Nakba Day ~ Aotearoa Palestine Solidarity

Massive turnout in #TāmakiMakaurau#Auckland in solidarity with #Palestine, #Gaza and #SheikhJarrah. Soo much mauri in peoples chants and cries for a free Palestine. Nanaia Mahuta MP – Hauraki-Waikato we call upon you to Divest, Boycott, and Sanction Israel for its apartheid state and war crimesFrom Auckland’s Palestinian solidarity Rally yesterday, an estimated >5000 protesters showed up!!!! Thank you for your support!!! Speakers spoke of hope … Continue reading Nakba Day ~ Aotearoa Palestine Solidarity

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

“No space for war”: stop Rocket Lab’s weaponisation of space

Update: No Space For War webinar! Full recording: 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#SpaceForPeace MEDIA RELEASE: “No space for war”: stop Rocket Lab’s weaponisation of space From: Auckland Peace Action Date: March 16, 2021 Rocket Lab’s launch of a US military weapons targeting satellite will be … Continue reading “No space for war”: stop Rocket Lab’s weaponisation of space

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