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PMA National - What’s On

13 December 2001

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NATIONAL - WHAT’S ON
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Please note: vigils, rallies and meetings for peace relating to the war against the people of Afghanistan are generally not included in these listings as they are being circulated in more regularly updated messages. Details of those vigils, rallies and meetings for peace are listed at http://www.converge.org.nz/pma/vigils.htm

*** NATIONAL ***

~ 8 to 10 February - Activism in Aotearoa 2002, advance early notice! To be held at Brookfield Camp, Moores Valley, Wainuiomata; more info just as soon as it is available!

***** LOCAL *****

*** AUCKLAND

~ THURS, 13 December - Take a Stand for our Community! Rally for pensioner housing, for public transport, for water as a human right, for community services in Auckland City; from 5-30pm to 6-30pm, in Aotea Square, near the Council Chambers. Convened by Marney Ainsworth and Maire Leadbeater marney@xtra.co.nz

~ SAT, 15 December - Peace in the Park - free Anti-War Concert, with DJ Submariner, the Rudies, Brunettes, Olivia Macassey (poetry), Don McGlashan, Skivy, Xanadu, DJ Stinky Jim, speakers and more! from 1pm to 6pm at Myers Park (just off Queen St). Organised by the Anti War Coalition, for more details tel (09) 267 7737 or check out http://www.geocities.com/aklantiwar/

~ TUES, 18 December - launch of the Human Rights Foundation of Aotearoa New Zealand by Dame Silvia Cartwright, 5-30pm to 6-30pm at St Columba Centre, 40 Vermont St, Ponsonby *** venue change *** You must RSVP if you’re planning on attending, tel (09) 356 7075 or humanrightsfoundation@xtra.co.nz

~ February 2002 - Tamaki 2002, a celebration of the 30th Anniversary of the Aotearoa Traditional Maori Performing Arts Festival - information about the venue, and application forms for those interested in having a stall are now available on-line at http://www.tamaki.org.nz/

*** WELLINGTON and HUTT VALLEY

~ ongoing to SAT, 15 December - ' Joseph and his amazing technicolour dreamcoat', an Urban Vision musical to raise funds for people in Afghanistan via the TEAR Fund; at 6-30pm on 12-14 Dec, and 5-30pm on 15 Dec, in the Newtown Community Centre. Tickets are $6 adult, $3 child, $12 family; for more info contact Cat Noakes tel (04) 385 7445.

~ THURS, 13 December - vigil for peace, 5pm to 6pm at the Cenotaph, the vigils will be held every Thursday at the same time and place until the bombing stops - these vigils will be continuing through the holiday period if the bombing continues. For more info contact c/o PMA, tel (04) 382 8129, pma@xtra.co.nz

~ THURS, 13 December - Peace Action Wellington informal gathering (instead of the weekly planning meeting), 6-15pm at the Bristol Hotel, upper Cuba Mall on the right hand side going north (towards the harbour). Come and celebrate three months of PAWs without pause. For more info contact PAW c/o tel (04) 382 8129, pma@xtra.co.nz

~ THURS, 13 December - Free the pigs! public meeting with video and speakers about the current campaign against the dry sow stall, with Sue Kedgley (Green MP) and Hans Kriek (SPCA), 7-30pm at Turnbull House, 25 Bowen Street. For more info contact Ben tel (04) 389 8044

~ SAT, 15 December - 'Behind the News' the fortnightly programme on Wellington Access Radio (783 AM), broadcast at 12-30pm, brought to you by Jim Delahunty, producer of 'Dig'.

~ TUES, 18 December - screening of Ngatahi, rap artist, poet, musician, dj, and now filmmaker Te Kupu takes you into a zone where Hip-Hop, poetry and activism exist as one; Ngatahi combines music and images with thoughts and comprehensions, it's a stimulating street-wise orchestration of philosophical thought focusing on socio-political issues amongst Indigenous and Black people in the USA, Canada, England, France and Colombia; 7pm sharp at City Cinema, City Gallery (screening duration is 65 minutes).

~ THURS, 13 December - vigil for peace, 5pm to 6pm at the Cenotaph, the vigils will be held every Thursday at the same time and place until the bombing stops - these vigils will be continuing through the holiday period if the bombing continues. For more info contact c/o PMA, tel (04) 382 8129, pma@xtra.co.nz

~ SAT, 22 December - 'Behind the News' the fortnightly programme on Wellington Access Radio (783 AM), broadcast at 12-30pm, brought to you by Jim Delahunty, producer of 'Dig'.

~ SAT, 5 January - 'Behind the News' the fortnightly programme on Wellington Access Radio (783 AM), broadcast at 12-30pm, brought to you by Jim Delahunty, producer of 'Dig'.

~ Every Sunday, ‘Peace Report’ on Wellington Access Radio (783 AM), broadcast at 11-45am, brought to you by the Peace Council, funded by PADET. If you or your group wish to make a free programme to be broadcast in this slot, please contact Des Brough tel/fax (04) 388 3173.

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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, pma@xtra.co.nz
website http://www.converge.org.nz/pma/
Internet Peace Gateway http://www.peace.org.nz
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