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Peace vigils, rallies and meetings

Peace vigils, rallies and meetings

Peace vigils, rallies and meetings

Updated 3 October 2001

Emergency response vigil details: if the US government begins retaliatory missile strikes or bombing, people will gather at the following places on the day any such attacks begin: in Wellington - gather at 5pm, at the Cenotaph (cnr Bowen Street, in front of the Beehive); in Napier - gather at 5pm in Clive Square; in Auckland - gather at 5pm, in Aotea Square; in Christchurch - gather at 5-30pm, outside the Cathedral in the Square; in Dunedin - gather at 5pm in the Octagon; in Whangarei - gather at 5pm at Rose St cenotaph.

Current listings of vigils, rallies and meetings for peace taking place in Aotearoa / New Zealand

~ Friday, October 5, Christchurch - Peace March from the Bridge of Remembrance to the Square. Speakers and poets will share their thoughts on the need for a peaceful and non-violent response to the violence of the events of September 11th; meet at 12 noon at the Bridge of Remembrance. All welcome; bring your family and friends, drums, lunch and have a good time with some lovely people. For more info contact Peace Action Network peaceactionaotearoa@yahoo.co.nz

~ Sunday, 7 October, Dunedin - Picnic for peace! 2pm to 4pm, in front of the band rotunda, near the duck pond in the Dunedin Botanical Gardens; family friendly, bring food and conversation/information to share. Every Sunday until further notice.

~ Sunday, 7 October, Auckland - next organising workshop, from 2pm onwards, at the Service and Food Workers Union building, 35-39 George St, Kingsland.

~ Monday, 8 October, Wellington - 'Manufacturing Consent', Noam Chomsky's video exposing the extent of media manipulation of public opinion, very appropriate at this time! screens at 5-30pm, Mezzanine floor meeting room, Wellington Central library, Victoria St, koha entry.

~ Tuesday, 9 October, Christchurch - Peace Action Network Meeting, 5-30pm, at Interactive. For more info contact tel (03) 365 4068, peaceactionaotearoa@yahoo.co.nz Interactive, PO Box 1732, Christchurch.

~ Wednesday 10 October, Wellington - presentation to parliament of the first batch of signatures on the petition calling for a peaceful response to the attacks in the US to parliament, 12-20pm to 1-30pm, parliament steps. For more info contact c/o PMA, tel (04) 382 8129, pma@xtra.co.nz

~ Thursday, 11 October, Wellington - do you want to help organise the Wellington response to the attacks in the US? the next planning meeting to organise anti-war actions will be at 5-30pm, 230 Cuba Street. For more info contact c/o PMA, tel (04) 382 8129, pma@xtra.co.nz

If you would like your vigil, rally or meeting for peace listed on this page, please send details of your event (including contact details for at least one of the people organising it) to pma@xtra.co.nz

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


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