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National - what’s on where listings

* Emergency response vigil details * with the impending new ‘official’ war against the people of Iraq, the list of emergency response vigil details will be included in each ‘what’s on where’ e-listing. If you wish to have the emergency response vigil details for your city or town included, please email them to PMA email mailto:pma@xtra.co.nz with the subject heading ‘emergency response vigil details’. If you require more information about the emergency response vigils, please contact PMA and we will send you a message which gives some background information about their purpose, and how you can set them up in your area. See local listings for Auckland, Wellington, Christchurch and Dunedin below.

*** INTERNATIONAL ***

~ Ongoing - Iraq Peace Team: John Gleisner (Religious Society of Friends, Aotearoa / New Zealand) is currently in Baghdad with the Voices in the Wilderness Iraq Peace Team. Reports received from John during his time in Iraq are available on-line at http://www.converge.org.nz/pma/jgiraq.htm

~ SAT, 15 February - next scheduled international day of action to stop the war on the people of Iraq. For more info check out http://stopwar.org.uk/ Also, a week of antiwar resistance has been called for 13 to 21 February - 13 February is the 12th anniversary of the deliberate bombing of the Amariyah Bomb Shelter, Baghdad, which killed hundreds of civilians sheltering there. For more info check out http://www.internationalanswer.org See local listings for Auckland, Wellington and Palmerston North (13 February).

~ FRI, 21 March - International Day for the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination - increasing numbers of New Zealanders have celebrated it over the past five years, first as Race Unity Day and this year as Race Relations Day. The HRC is intending to make Race Relations Day 2003 a day of positive celebration of the contribution of the many different peoples who together make up New Zealand in the 21st century. To order Race Relations Day promotional material or to let us know about your event, please contact Karolin Potter tel (03) 353 0957 email mailto:karolinp@hrc.co.nz or Julie Watson tel (09) 306 2651 email mailto:juliew@hrc.co.nz, or Richard Ngatai tel (04) 471 6747 email mailto:richardn@hrc.co.nz Events will be listed at http://www.hrc.co.nz/index.php?p=23975

~ Current - Medical supplies for Iraq - Quaker Peace and Service Aotearoa/NZ are once more raising money to buy medical supplies for Iraq. These will be used to support the US-based NGO, LIFE for Relief and Development, mainly in their cancer relief projects, and the Rome-based NGO, Bridge to Baghdad's Sinbad Primary Health Care Clinic in Basra. Cheques can be made out to Quaker Peace and Service and sent to QPS, 7 Moncrieff St., Wellington; credit card donations can be made by email - for more info about that, or about ‘Medical supplies for Iraq’, please contact Tony Maturin or Sandra Jones tel (04) 389-4715 or email mailto:hoggard@top.net.nz

*** NATIONAL ***

~ THURS, 6 February - Waitangi Day, the 163rd anniversary of the signing of the Treaty of Waitangi. See local listings for Auckland, Wellington and Christchurch below.

~ Ongoing until SUN 23 February - Taiäwhio: continuity and change is organised within the metaphor of taiäwhio: an encircling spiral, a symbol of open-ended dialogue. The exhibition investigates issues that impact on the work of selected Mäori artists. Artists include Darcy Nicholas, Shona Rapira Davies, Fiona Pardington and Lisa Reihana. At Te Papa, The Boulevard Gallery, Level 5, free entry.

~ SAT, 22 March - Families for NonViolence March and Picnic, make a stand for safer homes, communities and a safer world for everyone. For details of a march near you, check out http://www.geocities.com/families4nonviolence/frontmarch.html or contact tel (09) 810 9066 email mailto:F4NV@yahoo.co.nz

***** LOCAL *****

*** AUCKLAND

* Auckland Emergency Response Vigil Details * if the US government and its allies start an all-out ‘official’ war on the people in Iraq, there will be a rally at 5-30pm at the US Consulate, Citibank Bldg, Customs St East, Central Auckland on the day we hear of the attack. For more information contact Global Peace and Justice Auckland, John Minto email mailto:jbminto@xtra.co.nz or Mike Treen email mailto:miket@pl.net

~ THURS, 30 January - IWD 2003 planning meeting, 6pm at Roasted Addiction Cafe, Kingsland shops. For more info, contact Janet email mailto:janetbogle@hotmail.com

~ SAT, 1 February - Palestine/Israel Rally for Peace, supporting peace and justice based on Removal of Israeli Occupation, Right of Return for Refugees, Sharing Jerusalem and Cessation of Jewish only Settlements in occupied Palestine, 2pm to 3pm, Aotea Square, Queen Street. Contact David Wakim tel (09) 520 0201.

~ SUN, 2 February - A March for Justice and Peace (Synagogue to Church to Mosque) - assemble at 2pm outside the Synagogue at Kadimah College Greys Ave (Pitt street end) City; then march via Hopetoun St, to Ponsonby Rd, to Vermont St to the grounds of the Church then to the grounds of the Mosque opposite - at each place there will be time for prayer, comments and song. The march is to support the international 'Open Jerusalem - end occupation' peace march supported by Jews, Christians and Muslims walking between Bethlehem and Jerusalem on 31 December 2001. For more info contact Kevin McBride, Pax Christi, email mailto:paxnz@xtra.co.nz tel (09) 377 5541 or David Wakim tel (09) 520 0201.

~ MON, 3 February - Tamaki Treaty Worker's meeting, including planning for Waitangi Day; 7-30pm, Pt Chevalier Community House, Huia Street. For more info contact Joan Macdonald tel (09) 360 8001 email mailto:joanmac@pl.net

~ MON, 3 February - GPJA Forum on the themes of globalisation and war with Mike Treen updating the situation regarding Gulf War II and Dr David Bedgood reporting on a recent trip to Argentina to see working class resistance to the crisis there. Time will be set aside to organise antiwar activities and distribute leaflets and posters; 7-30pm, Trades Hall, 147 Great North Rd, Grey Lynn. Organised by Global Peace and Justice Auckland, for more info contact John Minto email mailto:jbminto@xtra.co.nz or Mike Treen email mailto:miket@pl.net

~ THURS, 6 February - Waitangi Day screening of 'Bastion Point Day 507', 1pm at the Academy Cinema. For more info contact Joan Macdonald tel (09) 360 8001 email mailto:joanmac@pl.net

~ SAT, 15 February - International Day of Action against the war on Iraq, march up Queen Street from QEII Square at 12 noon. Organised by Global Peace and Justice Auckland, for more info contact John Minto email mailto:jbminto@xtra.co.nz or Mike Treen email mailto:miket@pl.net

~ SUN, 16 February - Peace in the Park concert / festival, a family type fun day with a strong political message against the American war plans for Iraq, from 2pm to 7pm at Potters Park, Balmoral. More details as they are finalised. Organised by Global Peace and Justice Auckland, for more info contact John Minto email mailto:jbminto@xtra.co.nz or Mike Treen email mailto:miket@pl.net

~ FRI, 7 March - Invitation to Breakfast to celebrate International Women's Day, with guest speaker Judge Ida Malosi, first Pacific Island Woman Judge in NZ, 7am to 8-30am, Ellerslie Convention Centre, Ellerslie Racecourse (exit at Greenlane into Greenlane Rd East, at first traffic lights turn right into Ellerslie Racecourse Drive, then follow Ellerslie Convention Centre signs via long drive in to the Convention Centre. Plenty of free parking is available both beside and just beyond the Convention Centre). Tickets are $27 per adult, $20 per college student, all proceeds will go to UNIFEM NZ’s Pacific Project. If you are planning on going, please RSVP by Friday, 28 February; to book please mail cheque(s) made out to "UNIFEM NZ" together with a list of names of those attending with their contact phone numbers and also e-mail addresses if applicable to Joan Bielby, UNIFEM Treasurer, PO Box 51085, Pakuranga, Auckland. If receipt(s) required beforehand, please enclose stamped self-addressed envelope. For further info contact Beverley Turner, tel (09) 418 0700 e-mail mailto:sejt@nznet.gen.nz

*** DANNEVIRKE

~ SAT, 1 February - Peace for Iraq, Tararua, Information Stall with petitions, information, form letters and leaflets, from 11am to 3pm, outside the New World. For more info contact Tanya (06) 374 7267.

~ MON, 17 February - Peace for Iraq, Tararua, next action group meeting, 7pm, Patchworks, 3 Gordon Street. For more info contact Tanya (06) 374 7267.

*** PALMERSTON NORTH

~ THURS, 13 February - Art for Peace Workshop - a workshop on banners and balloons, from 9-30am to 11-30am (before the peace march, see listing below), at Te Whare Akonga / Open Leaning Centre. For more info contact Manawatu Peace Collective, tel (06) 357 7882, email mailto:openlearning@xtra.co.nz

~ THURS, 13 February - Peace March in solidarity with the international protest against the greatly escalating the 12 year war on Iraq, assemble at 11-45am on the Railway land, Pitt St; 12 noon march to and around the Square to Te Marae o Hine; 12-30pm soapbox and songs. All welcome to contribute / speak. For more info contact Manawatu Peace Collective, tel (06) 357 7882, email mailto:openlearning@xtra.co.nz

~ SAT, 15 February - * please note - the date for this event may change * Family World Peace Picnic, 12 noon in the Square. Organised by Manawatu Peace Collective and Manawatu Musicians for Peace, for more info or to help with organising the picnic, contact Ross (06) 359 4681 or Fiona (06) 357 5317.

*** PARAPARAUMU ***

~ MON, 3 February - meeting to discuss the formation of a Peace Group on the Kapiti Coast, 7pm at the Paraparaumu Community Centre. All welcome, for more info contact tel 04 299 0012 email mailto:lcclifford@hotmail.com

*** WELLINGTON and HUTT VALLEY

* Wellington Emergency Response Vigil Details * if the US government and its allies start an all-out ‘official’ war on the people in Iraq, there will be a vigil at 5pm at the Cenotaph on the day we hear of the attack, and a march to the US embassy if sufficient numbers of people come to the vigil. For more info contact Peace Movement Aotearoa tel (04) 382 8129 or email mailto:pma@xtra.co.nz

~ WEDS, 29 January - WTO - GATS: The next battle against globalisation, launch of 'Serving Whose Interests?' by Professor Jane Kelsey - a 140 page report report on what the GATS round means for Aotearoa / New Zealand, its public services and its peoples. How is it that an international trade treaty can take precedence over the Treaty of Waitangi, the nation's founding document? Why can't the government introduce compulsory local content quotas to television when it has an electoral mandate to do so? How might local government measures designed to deliver social or environmental goals be attacked as de facto discrimination against foreign transnationals? The answer to these and more questions lies in the General Agreement on Trade in Services (GATS) which aims to lock open New Zealand’s (and other countries’) services to foreign transnationals. Few New Zealanders know that the agreement even exists, let alone that it can impose major constraints on the right of national and local governments to make policy and regulate our services in the national interest. Councillor Ray Ahipene-Mercer invites you to attend the launch from 5pm to 7pm, in the Council Chambers, Old Wellington Town Hall. 'Serving Whose Interests?' is published by the Action Research and Education Network of Aotearoa (ARENA), copies of the report can be obtained from ARENA, PO Box 2450, Christchurch for $20 or can be downloaded from http://www.arena.org.nz

~ THURS, 30 January - vigil for peace, 5pm to 6pm at the Cenotaph, for more info contact Peace Movement Aotearoa, tel (04) 382 8129, mailto:pma@xtra.co.nz

~ FRI, 31 January - 'Human Rights and the Treaty of Waitangi: how much do new Zealanders know or care about either?', Rosslyn Noonan, Chief Human Rights Commissioner speaks about the Human Rights Commission statutory responsibility to promote a better understanding of the human rights dimensions of the treaty of Waitangi, the HRC's research which has found widespread lack of knowledge about both human rights and the Treaty, the implications of this research, and the Commission's plans in 2003 to encourage dialogue throughout New Zealand on human rights and the Treaty; 12-30pm, Lecture Theatre 1, Rear Courtyard, Law Faculty (Old Government Buildings). Organised by The New Zealand Centre for Public Law (Te Wananga o Nga Kaupapa Ture A Iwi o Aotearoa) in association with the HRC. For more info contact James Blackett, tel (04) 463 6327 email mailto:james.blackett@vuw.ac.nz

~ FRI, 31 January - Latin America Committee meeting and get together; come and discuss plans for 2003 including Catherine Cecilia visit from Argentina (May), Latin Cultural evening, May Day activities and LAC Report; 5-30pm at Blondini’s Café, Embassy Theatre. For more info contact Paul Bruce tel (04) 972 8699 email mailto:LAC@apc.org.nz

~ FRI, 31 January - 'Jenin Jenin', the documentary produced by Iyad Samudi and Mohamed Bakri Best Film, Carthage International Film Festival. Where is God? an elderly man desperately wonders when surveying the debris in the Palestinian refugee camp Jenin. The film, directed and co-produced by Palestinian actor and director Mohammed Bakri, includes testimony from Jenin residents after the Israeli army's Defensive Wall operation, during which the city and camp were the scenes of fierce fighting. The operation ended with Jenin flattened and scores of Palestinians dead. Palestinians as well as numerous human rights groups accused Israel of committing war crimes in the April 2002 attack on the refugee camp. Banned in Israel, 'Jenin Jenin' is dedicated to Iyad Samudi, the producer of the film, who returned home to Yamun after the shooting of the film was completed. On June 23, as Israeli forces besieged Yamun, Samudi was shot and killed as he was leaving a military-closed area with three friends. Screening at 6pm, Wellington Public Library Mezzanine Meeting room, 65 Victoria St. Courtesy of the Wellington Palestine Group, PO Box 642, Wellington.

~ SAT, 1 February - Justice and peace in the Middle East information stall - no war on the people of Iraq - justice for Palestine, 11-30am to 1pm every Saturday in Cuba Mall (usually near Trade Aid), look for the banners. For more info contact Peace Action Wellington tel (04) 382 8129 or email mailto:peacewellington@hotmail.com

~ SUN, 2 February - Citizen Weapon Inspection of the US Embassy - organise yourselves into teams of weapon inspectors for the day to either enter the facilities or join the rally in front of the embassy to support those who will try to enter and to remind the US that most people do not support a war against Iraq (contact us if you are thinking about entering and need legal or other advice). Look suitably sharp, smart or sinister (delete as applicable). Get yourself a cheap paper-based white coverall and hardhat or wear your fanciest business suit, or dress (either white or black) ... bring clipboards, banners, whistles, cameras, binoculars, sunglasses, megaphones or other props that could be useful for a weapon inspection. Meet at 11am on the steps of Parliament Buildings. Check out the press release at http://www.indymedia.org.nz/front.php3?article_id=2785&group=webcast For more info leave a message at (04) 385 6728 or email mailto:inspectionteam@lycos.com

~ MON, 3 February - Aotearoa Community and Adult Education (Wellington) group meeting, with Australian guest speakers, Robyn Keast and Dr Kerry Brown, who will discuss the structure of collaborative partnerships; from 12 noon to 1-30pm, Salvation Army Training and Conference Centre, 120-124 Cuba Street, Petone. Bring your lunch, tea and coffee provided. If you're planning on going, please RSVP to Linda Leach, tel (04) 801 2794 x 6947 email mailto:L.J.Leach@massey.ac.nz

~ MON, 3 February - 'The struggle for peace in Israel and Palestine' - Sharon Dolev, Israeli peace and leftist activist speaks about the situation in Israel and Palestine, the imperatives within Israeli society which are obstacles to peace, and the movements for peace in Israel. Sharon is actively involved in * Women in Black * New Profile - a movement which opposes the militarisation of Israeli society, the Occupation, and supports conscientious objection, http://www.newprofile.org/english/ * Meretz Party - the Israeli democratic peace seeking party in which Arabs and Jews work together, http://www.meretz.org.il/English/HomePage.htm From 6pm to 8pm, at Athena College Southmark House, 203 Willis Street. All welcome, there will be time for questions and discussion, tea and coffee, entry by koha. For more info contact PMA tel (04) 382 8129 email mailto:pma@xtra.co.nz

~ Ongoing until 5 February - 'Artists for Amnesty' - an exhibition of art showcasing human rights, the culmination of three years' work by six Kapiti artists which includes pottery, sculpture, painting and installations. The fabulous Amnesty International Quilt, (assembled by quilt maker Dinah Dobson from blocks contributed by AI groups nationwide) is also on display; open 10am - 4-30pm daily, at Pataka museum, Porirua. For more info check out http://www.pataka.org.nz

~ THURS, 6 February - celebration to commemorate the Treaty of Waitangi “brings together a glittering showcase of local talent”, from 12 noon to 5pm at Frank Kitts Park. Organised by Wellington City Council and Wellington Tenths Trust.

~ THURS, 6 February - Treaty Of Waitangi on Display - the original Waitangi Sheet of the Treaty of Waitangi, and other important constitutional documents including the Declaration of Independence, the Letters Patent, the proclamation of the Constitution Act and the Maori Representation Act will also be on display. At Archives New Zealand, free entry. For more info contact Jo Watt, tel (04) 495 6219, email mailto:inquiries@archives.govt.nz

~ THURS, 6 February - vigil for peace, 5pm to 6pm at the Cenotaph, for more info contact Peace Movement Aotearoa, tel (04) 382 8129, mailto:pma@xtra.co.nz

~ SAT, 8 February - Justice and peace in the Middle East information stall - no war on the people of Iraq - justice for Palestine, 11-30am to 1pm every Saturday in Cuba Mall (usually near Trade Aid), look for the banners. For more info contact Peace Action Wellington tel (04) 382 8129 or email mailto:peacewellington@hotmail.com

~ MON, 10 February - Homecoming Parade for East Timor Personnel, start time to be confirmed; route is Aitken Street, past Parliament Buildings, Lambton Quay, Hunter Street, across Jervois Quay to Queens Wharf, may end at Te Papa. For more info contact Major J Dowrick, tel (04) 529 6506.

~ MON, 10 February - 'Claims resolutions and the Gulf War: the experience of the United Nations Compensation Commission', a lecture by Matthew Andrews (Senior Associate, Chen Palmer and Partners) who will speak about his work with the UNCC, the claims resolution structure it adopted, and how this conflict resolution model compares to other commissions tribunals, 5-30pm, Lecture Theatre 3, VUW Law School (old government buildings), Lambton Quay. Organised by the NZ Centre for Conflict Resolution, for more info please contact James Blackett, tel (04) 463 6327 email mailto:james.blackett@vuw.ac.nz

~ THURS, 13 February - vigil for peace, 5pm to 6pm at the Cenotaph, for more info contact Peace Movement Aotearoa, tel (04) 382 8129, mailto:pma@xtra.co.nz

~ SAT, 15 February - March and Rally for Peace in the Middle East - no new war on the people of Iraq, justice for Palestine - gather 12 noon at Glover Park (Ghuznee Street, between Cuba Street and Cumberland Place), march through Cuba Mall, Manners Street, Willis Street, Lambton Quay, to Midland Park and rally with speakers. For more info contact Peace Action Wellington tel (04) 382 8129 or email mailto:peacewellington@hotmail.com

~ THURS, 20 February - vigil for peace, 5pm to 6pm at the Cenotaph, for more info contact Peace Movement Aotearoa, tel (04) 382 8129, mailto:pma@xtra.co.nz

~ SAT, 22 February - Justice and peace in the Middle East information stall - no war on the people of Iraq - justice for Palestine, 11-30am to 1pm every Saturday in Cuba Mall (usually near Trade Aid), look for the banners. For more info contact Peace Action Wellington tel (04) 382 8129 or email mailto:peacewellington@hotmail.com

~ THURS, 28 February - vigil for peace, 5pm to 6pm at the Cenotaph, for more info contact Peace Movement Aotearoa, tel (04) 382 8129, mailto:pma@xtra.co.nz

~ SAT, 1 March - Bridge to Baghdad - evening of music and drama to raise money for medical supplies for Iraq, with Bacuppella, the Wellington Acappella group, singing black gospel music; Barbara Thompson will be many different people as she solves the 'Murder at the Sydney Opera House'; Gregor Cameron will keep the audience entertained with his one person show; and the auction of a painting by Tony Maturin. From 7-30pm at the Wesley Church Taranaki Street, tickets $10 per person with an opportunity to donate additional money. Tickets will be available from 14 February, details of where they can be purchased will be included in this listing as soon as they are available.

~ SAT, 8 March - 'Me He Maunga / Like a mountain' - Hinemoana Baker (who performed at the 11 September 2002 anniversary event, see http://www.converge.org.nz/pma/sept1102.htm ) with Mabeth Ciurans, percussion / vocals, Jess Chambers, vocals, and Dale Ferris, vocals. One show only on International Women's Day! 3-30pm at AMBA, Blair Street, free entry. A Fringe NZ / Takitoru Production, with the support of the Wellington City Council, presented by shameless ! promotions, for more info contact mailto:shameless@clear.net.nz

~ SUN, 9 March - Alternative Routes Festival - a free event to celebrate the vibrant uniqueness of the upper Cuba Street area without a noisy, stinky, polluting mega dollar 'bypass' cutting straight through it. There will be 3 music stages, one Dub, one Punk, and one World music; street theatre, buskers, stalls, a Kids zone and more; from 10am to 10pm Arthur St, Tonks Ave and Kensington St. Volunteers needed to help make the festival happen, if you can help out or for more info contact Kane Fawcett email mailto:fawcettino@hotmail.com

~ Every Saturday - 'Behind the News' on Wellington Access Radio (783 AM), broadcast at 12-30pm, presented by Don Franks, Victoria Quade and Jim Delahunty. If you have something you'd like them to cover, or a comment on the programme, please contact Jim Delahunty tel (04)938 6943.

~ Every Sunday - Te Aro Heritage guided walks, courtesy of Campaign for a Better City, take place each Sunday for the foreseeable future. Meet at 1pm at the junction of Cuba Street and Tonks Avenue, opposite Arthur Street; entry by koha. Contact Karen MacIntyre tel (04) 973 5355 for more information or to volunteer your time.

~ 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.

*** MOTUEKA

~ WEDS, 29 January - Toot For Peace, from 4-30pm to 5-30pm, in front of Happy Apple Backpackers (east edge of town). Bring a sign and a friend, for more info contact Alison tel (03) 528 8864.

*** NELSON

~ FRI, 31 January - Peace Talk on Fresh FM (99.4), at approx 7-20am with Matt Lawry and guest. For more info contact email mailto:anne.f@clear.net.nz

~ SAT, 1 February - Peace Vigil - letter to Helen Clark, pamphlets to be handed out, peace cranes to be made, helpers required, especially for setup and pack up; from 9-30am to 1-30pm, Church Steps. For more info contact Sandra tel (03) 548 7797 or Anne tel (03) 539 0527.

~ Every Friday - ‘NO to War - Toot for Peace Action, 4pm to 6pm on the median strip on Haven Road between Auckland Point School and Trafalgar Centre, Nelson - bring a sign and a friend. For more info contact email mailto:anne.f@clear.net.nz

*** CHRISTCHURCH

* Christchurch emergency response vigil details * if the US government and its allies start an all-out ‘official’ war on the people in Iraq, there will be a vigil at 5-30pm in Cathedral Square on the day we hear of the attack. For more info contact email mailto:heatherthrasher@hotmail.com tel (03) 981 2825.

~ TUES, 4 February - WWIII3 in Iraq? Talk and discussion with speaker Larry Ross, a reckless US Administration, supported by the UK and Australia, threaten pre-emptive war, even nuclear war, against other nations. Rather than fighting terrorists, they are creating them. Is Iraq's oil the real goal? Vital disarmament treaties and international laws are being abandoned for what the US calls: "wars against terrorism". Israel, with 400 nuclear weapons, may expand its military conquest of Palestine and enflame the Arab world, if Iraq war starts pressures will increase on NZ for military support, to scrap our nuclear-free laws, and accept U.S. nuclear warship visits. NZ could become a US base and potential nuclear target. Can we help prevent it? yes we can. 7-30pm at WEA, 59 Gloucester St. Sponsored by The New Zealand Nuclear-Free Peacemaking Association, tel (03) 388-9816 or Geraldine (03) 693 9055.

~ THURS, 6 February - Civic service for Waitangi Day, from 10am, Christchurch Cathedral. For more information contact the Cathedral, tel (03) 366 0046.

~ THURS, 6 February to SAT, 15 February - 'Te Timatanga Hou', put together by the Te Rakau Trust (directed by Jim Moriarty) and 23 inmates in the high-security wing of Christchurch Men's Prison. A short season of 9 public performances will be held inside the West Wing of the prison; tickets need to booked 5 days in advance through Ticketek at the Christchurch Town Hall, and a photo ID is required (for security clearance). Proceeds from the show go to charity. For more info contact Melissa Crockett, Te Rakau Hua O Te Wao Tapu Trust, P O Box 11-408 Manners Street Wellington, tel (04)383 6855.

~ TUES, 11 February - 'Universal Income Systems for a Sustainable Future' with speaker Patrick Danahey (M.Ed, Author of Universal Income for a Sustainable Future, and Chairperson Universal Income Trust) on Universal Income Systems for a Sustainable Future; linking national and international sustainability issues with practical economic rights models. The aim is to eradicate poverty, reduce violence/war, and raise the standard of living for everyone while rebuilding a sustainable environment for future generations. The presentation is process - and solution-oriented, inviting an open forum for audience participation and input; 12 noon to 2pm, Oxford Terrace Baptist Church Hall, cnr Oxford Tce and Madras St. Organised by the Christchurch Human Rights Network Forum, please RSVP if you’re planning on going to Sandy Jamison, tel (03) 353 0956 or email mailto:sandyj@hrc.co.nz

~ Every Friday - Christchurch Catholic Worker invite you to join their vigil at the US Air Force base at Harewood, flights from the base serve the vast US military/intelligence bases at Pine Gap and Nurrungar. Meet at 5pm, at the Airport Roundabout (where the totem pole is). For more info contact Christchurch Catholic Worker email mailto:mmc62@student.canterbury.ac.nz

*** DUNEDIN

* Dunedin Emergency Response Vigil Details * if the US government and its allies start an all-out ‘official’ war on the people in Iraq, there will be an all night vigil from 5pm in the Octagon on the day we hear of the attack. For more info contact tel 021 234 2336 email mailto:fionabowker@hotmail.com

~ TUES, 28 January - meeting to plan local campaign in opposing the proposed US war against Iraq, 5-30pm at Quakers Hall, Park Street. All very welcome, for more info please contact email mailto:fionabowker@hotmail.com

*** VACANCY ***

~ Resource Promotions and Marketing Co-ordinator - full time, for not-for-profit organisation. Some resource development and marketing skills required. An interest or background in education would be an advantage. For more info contact The Peace Foundation, PO Box 4110, Auckland; tel (09) 373 2379, email mailto:peace@fps.pl.net

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