Gordon Campbell | Parliament TV | Parliament Today | News Video | Crime | Employers | Housing | Immigration | Legal | Local Govt. | Maori | Welfare | Unions | Youth | Search

 


Peace Movement - What's On

22 June 2000

**********************
NATIONAL - WHAT’S ON
**********************

*** INTERNATIONAL ***

~ SUN, 23 July - Debt Decision Day - during the G8 meeting in Japan (21 to 23 July); resources including postcards and poster are available from Christian World Service, PO Box 22 652, Christchurch, tel (03) 366 9274, fax (03) 365 2919, or Jubilee 2000 Office, PO Box 216, Porirua.

*** NATIONAL *** ~ 6 - 8 July - ‘Treaty Conference 2000 and beyond’, to be held in Tamaki Makaurau / Auckland, contact Betsan Martin or Ingrid Huygens The Enrolment form and Conference Programme are now available at

~ 9 July - National Network Waitangi AGM to follow ‘Treaty Conference 2000 and beyond’, contact

~ 3 - 9 July - National Gathering of the Student Christian Movement, to be held in Dunedin this year - includes leadership skills training conference, the AGM, and men’s and women’s retreats. For more information contact

~ 19 - 21 July - ‘Culture and Values’ the prerequisite course for the Graduate Diploma in Not-For-Profit Management, in Wellington. The Diploma provides comprehensive training and up to date and relevant qualifications for people involved in all aspects of management of not-for-profit groups. For more information contact John Stansfield at UNITEC, tel (09 815 4321) 8x628 or or check out (click on course information, community and social work, not-for-profit management). The ‘Culture and Values’ course costs $170.

~ 17 - 19 November - ‘Poverty, Prosperity, Progress’, DEVNET conference, to be held at Victoria University, Wellington. For further information, contact Gitanjali Bedi at

***** LOCAL *****

*** AUCKLAND

~ SAT, 24 June - WILPF Winter Solstice Lunch, 12 noon , at the Friends Meeting House, 113 Mt Eden Road. All welcome, good food and entertainment !

~ TUES, 27 June - Abolition 2000 Auckland Group, 12-30pm at the Peace Foundation Office, 29 Princes Street.

~ THURS, 29 June - Public Meeting to support urgent action on paid parental leave. Speakers include Laila Harre, Minister of Women’s Affairs, and Darien Fenton, Vice President of the CTU, 7pm at the Auckland Women’s Centre, 4 Warnock Street, Grey Lynn.

~ THURS, 29 June - Allan Nixon Memorial Lecture Series 2000 organised by Movement for Alternatives to Prison, ‘Settling the Score’ speaker is Matt Robson, Minister of Corrections, 7-30pm at Ferndale House, New North Road, Mt Albert.

*** LOWER HUTT

~ TUES, 18 July - Dame Laurie Salas speaks about ‘UN Reform’ and Kofi Annan’s Millennium Forum, to the Waiwhetu / Lower Hutt Peace Group meeting, 8pm at the Waiwhetu Uniting Church Hall, 6 Trafalgar Street, Lower Hutt, all welcome. For more info contact Arthur Quinn, tel (04) 567 0533.

*** WELLINGTON

~ THURS, 22 June - ‘Native Sovereignty in Two Cultures: Contrasting Approaches, the evolution of Mäori and Native American Sovereignty, 1840 to the present day’, Fullbright Lecture by Harry Kersey, 7-30pm to 9pm, Lecture Theatre 3, Law Faculty (old Government Buildings), $16 / $14.

~ PARAIRE, 23 o Pipiri - Haere mai ki te whakanui i a Mätäriki 2000, 6pm ki te korekore o te wä, Paua Bar, 14 Kent Tce, Courtenay Place. E hika mä, haere mai ki te whakarongo, ki te mätaki i ngä ‘Uruwhetü Waiata’ o te mano tau hou! Ruia & Ranea Aperahama, ‘Ka Tangi Te Titi’; WAI 100%, ‘Kia Mau’; Maia, ‘Pumau Manawa’; Teariki, ‘Tangata’; Tuari Dawson, ‘Ua Marama Koe’; Toni Huata, ‘Ko Wai Ka Hua’; me Brannigan Kaa, ‘Maumahara Noa Ahau’. Ko te kaitaki o te pö ko Julian Wilcox, e hoatu i ngä paraihe mö te roanga o te wä. Ko töu koha, ko töu Reo! (Kaare he utu) Nä reira, kia maia, kia mataara, kia manawanui. Haere ake me tö reo.

~ FRI, 23 June - Vegan midwinter feast, 7pm, Crossways Community House (cnr Elizabeth and Brougham Sts). All welcome, lots of yummy vegan delights as a fundraiser for Wellington Animal Action, a meal of main course plus dessert will be between $5 and $10 depending on which options you choose. Contact or tel (04) 385 6728 for more information.

~ TUES, 27 June - Women community workers free self-care day, from 10am to 3pm, sessions include ‘how do we put ourselves first ?’, creative workshop with theatre games and waiata activities, places were supposed to be booked by Fri 9 June, but there may be some left - all enquiries to Jenny Devereaux, tel (04) 801 3164.

~ THURS, 6 July - Wellington Peace Lunch Forum - an informal lunch time session to exchange peace news, bring your lunch, your leaflets, your news and views, tea and coffee provided, 1pm to 2pm on the first Thursday of each month at the PMA offices, Rooms 16 and 17, Trades Hall, 126 Vivian Street, Wellington. If you are not able to attend in person, or live outside Wellington, you can send leaflets, notices, whatever you want to share to the lunch forum via PMA, PO Box 9314, Wellington, tel (04) 382 8129, fax (04) 382 8173,

~ SAT, 8 July - ‘Behind the News’ the new monthly programme on Wellington Access Radio (783 AM), broadcast at 12-30pm, brought to you by Jim Delahunty, producer of ‘Dig’. The next broadcast will be on Sat 5 August.

~ THURS, 13 July - ‘Universalism vs Cultural Pluralism: Philosophical, Religious and Bicultural Perspectives’, panel is Ralph Pettman, Professor of International Relations; Paul Morris, Professor of Religious Studies; Hood Salleh, Professor of Malay Studies; Mäori values spokesperson. This is a Human Rights 2000 seminar organised by School of Political Science and International Relations and the Centre for Strategic Studies, to be held at the Centre, 16 Waiteata Road, free parking available next door in Recreation Centre carpark. Further info from Helen Greatrex tel (04) 476-0346 (office hours).

~ FRI, 21 July - the Wellington Peace and Environment Centre Street Appeal. Collectors are needed for 1 or 2 hour time slots (or more if you are up to it) particularly within the hours 7am-9am, 12pm-2pm, 4pm-6pm, in a range of Wellington areas, especially the Railway Station, bus stations, Lambton Quay, Cuba St., Manners Mall. A great way to support PMA and the Peace and Environment Centre at the same time! Please contact the Peace and Environment Centre, tel (04) 382 6728 or PMA, tel (04) 382 8129, if you can help.

~ FRI to SUN, 21 to 23 July - Alternatives to Violence Project basic workshop, includes affirmation (building self-esteem and trust), communication (improving both listening skills and assertive methods of expression), co-operation (developing co-operative attitudes that avoid competitive conflicts), creative conflict resolution (getting in touch with the inner ‘transformative power’ to resolve violence), and community building (acknowledging differences and recognising similarities). For more info contact AVP Wellington, 7A Moncrieff St, Mt Victoria, Wellington, tel Myra - (04) 384 8896 (day) or Ralph - (04) 383 6986 (evening).

<><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><>
Peace Movement Aotearoa
the national networking group for peace people
PO Box 9314, Wellington, Aotearoa / New Zealand.
tel +64 4 382 8129, fax 382 8173,
website < http://www.converge.org.nz/pma/>
Internet Peace Gateway
<><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><>


© Scoop Media

 
 
 
 
 
Parliament Headlines | Politics Headlines | Regional Headlines

 

Gordon Campbell: On Judith Collins’ Efforts At Self Correction

Thousands of prisoners currently in prison may be entitled to an earlier release than expected – and compensation – because Corrections has incorrectly calculated their term of imprisonment. Unless of course, the government buries its mistakes by changing the law and retro-actively getting itself off the hook… More>>

ALSO:

More Justice & Corrections

Sector Opposes Bill: Local Government Bill Timeframe Extended

The Minister of Local Government Peseta Sam Lotu-Iiga has asked the Select Committee to extend the report back date for the Local Government Act 2002 Amendment Bill (No 2). More>>

ALSO:

Breed Laws Don’t Work: Vets On New National Dog Control Plan

It is pleasing therefore to see Louise Upston Associate Minister for Local Government calling for a comprehensive solution... However, relying on breed specific laws to manage dog aggression will not work. More>>

ALSO:

Not Waiting On Select Committee: Green Party Releases Medically-Assisted Dying Policy

“Adults with a terminal illness should have the right to choose a medically assisted death,” Green Party health spokesperson Kevin Hague said. “The Green Party does not support extending assisted dying to people who aren't terminally ill because we can’t be confident that this won't further marginalise the lives of people with disabilities." More>>

ALSO:

General Election Review: Changes To Electoral Act Introduced

More effective systems in polling places and earlier counting of advanced votes are on their way through proposed changes to our electoral laws, Justice Minister Amy Adams says. More>>

Gordon Campbell: On Our Posturing At The UN

In New York, Key basically took an old May 2 Washington Post article written by Barack Obama, recycled it back to the Americans, and still scored headlines here at home… We’ve had a double serving of this kind of comfort food. More>>

ALSO:

Get More From Scoop

 

LATEST HEADLINES

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Politics
Search Scoop  
 
 
Powered by Vodafone
NZ independent news