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For Peace: Weds & Thurs

Two more vigils for peace - Christchurch, Weds, 19 September and Wellington, Thurs, 20 September. If you have local contact lists, please copy off the relevant details and forward to people in your area.

*** CHRISTCHURCH

* WEDNESDAY, 19 September - a silent action is planned for 12 noon on Wednesday in the Amphitheater corner of Cashel and High Sts, Christchurch. Please bring your families and friends as we call for a end to the cycle of violence; to remember all those who have been the victims of war; to ensure peace. Bring candles, banners, poems, wear black anyone wanting to help with banner making contact Anna (03) 348 1350 or Jasmin (03) 343 3876.

*** WELLINGTON

* THURSDAY, 20 September - a group of concerned Wellington citizens will hold a peaceful, apolitical demonstration to protest against the large-scale military strikes being proposed by the U.S.A. in response to last week's attacks. There will be a march followed by a rally at Parliament, for all Wellingtonians feeling concern and fear at the possible escalation of violence in the world. At Parliament we hope to make a presentation to Prime Minister Helen Clark to ask her to voice the concerns of all New Zealanders who do not want more violence.

The march will gather at Midland Park at 12 midday, move off at 12-15pm and a rally with speakers (yet to be confirmed) at Parliament starting at 12-30 pm.

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Peace Movement Aotearoa
the national networking peace organisation
PO Box 9314, Wellington, Aotearoa/New Zealand
Tel +64 4 382 8129 Fax +64 4 382 8173
http://www.converge.org.nz/pma/
Internet Peace Gateway - http://www.peace.org.nz
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