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PMA National What's On

14 December 2000

National - What’s On

*** NATIONAL ***

~ ongoing to January 2001 - The Parihaka Exhibition, Wellington City Gallery - the collaborative project initiated by the City Gallery, Wellington, and the people of Parihaka Pä, Taranaki. Essential viewing for every peace person.

~ 10 to 14 January 2001 - Heart Politics Summer Gathering 2001 at the Tauhara Centre, Taupo, for more info contact Richard tel (09) 370 0109, or check out

~ 20 and 21 January 2001 - Waihopai Spybase protest camp - go camping with the Anti Bases Campaign in the scenic Waihopai Valley, with beautiful rural vistas marred only by the presence of the eavesdropping domes ... for more information contact ABC, Box 2258, Christchurch or or wait until you receive the next PMA mailing (in about ten days time) which will have a booking form, details on how to get there etc enclosed.

~ 25 to 28 January 2001 - ‘Peace making, Reconciliation and Mission’ the Anabaptist Association of Australia and New Zealand biannual conference, to be held in Melbourne, Australia. For more info contact Chris Marshall, (09) 836 3079,

***** LOCAL *****

*** WELLINGTON

~ SAT, 16 December - Community festival : “an outrageous day of art & performance” - picnic on the grass, comic art installations, music, theatre, performance, karaoke, women dj's, magic, masks, wandering clowns, stilt-walking, belly-dancing, hip hop, egg & spoon races, grand prizes, craft stalls, unusual treasure hunt and more ... special guests include: Dale Ferris & Rapai Te Hau (waiata and strings), Sharon Smith (singer-songwriter), Son del monte (hot new afro-cuban music), The Shirleys (all-women punk-rock band), Moira Wairama and Tony Hopkins - story-tellers, Las Muchachas Hip-Hop Dancers, Karaoke for the Kids, Leila - juggler and stilt-dancer, DJ Voodoo Chile, Parekotuku Moore - MC and stand up comic, Habibiti from Paekakariki - belly dancers, Madeline McNamara - host and Wellington Regional Runner-up Three-legged Race, Sally Rodwell - host and Egg and Spoon Enthusiast! open to all! bring a picnic! bring the kids! bring your friends! from noon till twilight, at The Dell in the Botanic Gardens (behind the Rose garden). Another amazing extravaganza from Magdalena Aotearoa and Tï Kouka ! For more info contact Magdalena Aotearoa, tel ( 04) 385 0777.

~ SAT, 16 December - 'Left of Centre' Christmas party, to promote solidarity before the Local Government Elections next year, from 7pm at Crossways, tickets $5, Chinese food, RSVP to Pat Bolster or Shaun Devoy tel (04) 384-9321 or 934-2282, or

~ SAT, 23 December - ‘Behind the News’ the monthly programme on Wellington Access Radio (783 AM), broadcast at 12-30pm, brought to you by Jim Delahunty, producer of ‘Dig’. ~ January 2001 - no Wellington Peace Lunch Forum, they will begin again on the first Thursday of each month from 1 March.

~ SAT, 20 January - ‘Behind the News’ the monthly programme on Wellington Access Radio (783 AM), broadcast at 12-30pm, brought to you by Jim Delahunty, producer of ‘Dig’.

*** HAMILTON

~ SAT, 16 Dec - Freedomfest 2000 - Human Rights Expo, art & music with heart, the best chance you'll get all year to show who you are, what you do, and it costs you nothing to take part! with Hamilton's top bands, as well as art entertainment, food and drink, from 11-30 am to 5-30pm at Hamilton Lake (Innes Common). For more info contact Corinna Watts tel (07) 856-2797 or

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If you would like your events or meetings advertised, just send them to and write ‘for what’s on’ in the subject heading.

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Peace Movement Aotearoa the national networking peace group PO Box 9314, Wellington, Aotearoa / New Zealand. tel +64 4 382 8129, fax 382 8173, website Internet Peace Gateway


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