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* Urgent ! * Move On's Emergency On-line Petition to the UN Security Council has collected more than 550,000 signatures, from people in 200 countries, in just over two days. This is "a strong message from the peoples of the world that the Security Council should support tough inspections in Iraq, not war. It's also the fastest-growing online petition we've ever seen - and already one of the largest in history." Move On will be sending the petition to press on Friday night (US time) then delivering it to the Security Council on Monday, 10 March. If you haven't already signed the petition, you can do it now at http://www.moveon.org/emergency/ Plus please forward the Emergency On-line Petition to the UN Security Council link on through your e-lists.

* Emergency response vigil details * with the impending new 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, Whanganui, Wellington, Christchurch, Greymouth, Timaru and Dunedin below.

*** INTERNATIONAL ***

~ Ongoing - International Days of Action Against War - there are currently no specific International Days of Action scheduled, but there are various overseas Days of Action Against War coming up: * 7, 8 and 9 March - United for Peace http://www.unitedforpeace.org/women are calling on groups around the world to support International Women's Day, and specifically for people in the US to support the women's peace convergence on Washington DC; * 15 March - A.N.S.W.E.R. Coalition http://www.internationalanswer.org/ and other organisations are calling for a US National Emergency Convergence on the White House (see Wellington, Nelson and Christchurch local listings below for 15 March events); * 15 and 16 March: Victorian Peace Network http://www.vicpeace.org/ are calling for a 'Think globally, act locally' weekend of local actions against the war in Australia; * 17 to 23 March - ARROW and other British groups are calling for a National Week of Nonviolent Action to Stop the War, starting with a National Day of Die-ins on the 17th, more info on this will be available at http://www.j-n-v.org by the end of this week; * 23 March: Victorian Peace Network http://www.vicpeace.org/ are calling a No War Convergence on Canberra; * 5 and 6 April - Reclaim the Bases http://www.reclaimthebases.org.uk/ are calling for a weekend of protest, nonviolent action and civil disobedience at military bases throughout Britain and War Resisters International http://wri-irg.org have extended this to a call for non-violent action at military bases around the world.

~ SAT, 8 March - International Women's Day, the theme this year is 'Working in Solidarity: Women, Human Rights and Peace'. For local listings see Auckland, Wellington and Nelson below.

~ 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

~ Ongoing - 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

~ Ongoing - Cities for Peace Campaign - Cities for Peace is a rapidly growing coalition of local elected officials and concerned citizens overseas working to get their City Councils and other civic bodies to pass resolutions against a war on Iraq. For more info check out the Cities for Peace web site at http://www.citiesforpeace.org/ Here in Aotearoa, Waitakere City Council passed two resolutions on 26 February: 1) That this Council strongly supports the New Zealand Government's stance and urges the United States of America to pursue diplomatic measures in its attempts to ensure that Iraq does not possess weapons of mass destruction; 2) That this Council urges the members of the United Nations Security Council to support the continuation of the current arms inspection process being conducted in Iraq.

*** NATIONAL ***

~ MON, 17 March - 24 Hour Fast for Peace - Peace Action Wellington is calling all concerned people to fast for peace starting at 7-30pm on Monday until 7-30pm Tuesday, and to donate the money which would have been spent on food to Medical Supplies for Iraq (for the Sinbad Primary Health Care Clinic in Basra, Iraq). For more details see Wellington local listings below.

~ SAT, 22 March - National Day of Action Against War - actions are currently being planned by Global Peace and Justice Auckland, Peace Action Wellington, West Coast Peace Group, and Peace Action Network Otautahi are also considering doing something. Plus see the Families for NonViolence March and Picnic listing below. As soon as details for the National Day of Action Against War are confirmed, we will set up a separate web page for it on the PMA site - if you want your 22 March event details included there, and in the weekly 'what's on where' e-listings, please send to mailto:pma@xtra.co.nz

~ 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

~ Ongoing - Not in Our Name Aotearoa / New Zealand, available on-line at http://www.converge.org.nz/pma/nionnz.htm

~ Ongoing - Buy USA? No Way! The Spend for Peace Boycott web site is now on-line at http://www.spendforpeace.co.nz

~ Ongoing - help is needed to meet the legal costs of the 23 people arrested at the 2 February New Zealand Citizen Weapon Inspection Team action at the US embassy, Wellington. A group of activists were arrested when they moved towards the embassy fence after claiming they needed to enter the compound to check the US was not keeping any of its weapons of mass destruction on the premises. "Police demonstrated a complete inability to deal with symbolic, non-violent protest in a professional manner," said a member of the Weapons Inspection Arrestees Legal Support Group. "Wrestling people to the ground before dragging them away was unnecessary and provocative. The police showed an astonishing ability to turn a quite light-hearted protest into a confrontation." If you can help with the legal fund, please send your cheque made payable to 'Wellington Peace and Environment Trust', mark it for 'Embassy defence fund' and send to Embassy Defence Fund, PO Box 6387, Wellington. For more info about the Citizen Weapon Inspection Team check out http://geocities.com/citizeninspection/

***** LOCAL *****

*** AUCKLAND ~ FRI, 14 March - Ecumenical Service for Peace with Father Terry Dibble, 7pm at St Patricks Cathedral, 43 Wyndam St, City. For more info contact Anna Hoby-Sharpe tel/fax (09) 378 6192.

~ TUES, 18 and WEDS, 19 March - for details of protests around the Commercialising Biotech conference, contact the Auckland GE Free Coalition tel (09) 358 4105 or 025 417 209, email mailto:amoorenz@yahoo.com

~ WEDS, 19 March - 'Gambling Away Our Future?' The Community Gambling Issues Conference - a one-day conference on gambling issues, targeting people and groups active in communities around NZ on gambling issues; focussing on issues arising from the new 'Class 4 (pokie and TAB) gambling site policies' that each local authority will be required to introduce in consultation with their communities after the passage of the new Gambling Act, and how to support communities campaigning for responsible gambling site policies; plus how to support key amendments to the Gambling Act to be debated in Parliament in the near future; from 9am to 4-30pm, OMAC Centre, Bairds Rd, Otara Shopping Centre, Manukau City. Free entry, includes lunch, organised by GamblingWatch (NZ Coalition for Gambling Reform, Inc) with support from the Problem Gambling Foundation and the JR McKenzie Trust. For more info contact Dave Macpherson tel 021 477 388 or email mailto:gamblingwatch@xtra.co.nz

~ SUN, 23 March - 'Celebrating the life of Oscar Romero', the Archbishop of El Salvador assassinated on 24 March 1980 because of his work against military repression and for the oppressed poor, with Father Bernard Dennehy speaking on 'The Liberation Church of Latin America' at 7pm, and screening of 'Romero' (101 minutes) at 7-30pm, followed by supper. At St Columba's Centre, 40 Vermont Street, Ponsonby; all welcome. Organised by Pax Christi Aotearoa-NZ, for more info contact tel (09) 360 3035 or email mailto:paxnz@xtra.co.nz

~ MON, 7 April - GPJA forum with special guest Sue Rhodes who has spent the last six months in Hebron, Palestine, as part of the Christian Peacemakers Team; 7-30pm at Trades Hall, 147 Great North Rd, Grey Lynn. 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

~ Every Sunday - Silent Peace Vigil, every Sunday from 9-15am to 9-45am, outside the Quaker Meeting House, 115 Mt Eden Rd. All welcome, for more info tel Friends Centre (09) 630 6834.

* THAMES

~ Every Saturday - silent vigil for peace, 9-15am to 9-45am, outside St James Church. For more info contact tel (07) 868 9914, email mailto:bellbird@wave.co.nz

** NAPIER

~ Every Wednesday - Peace vigil, a time of silent meditation, from 5pm to 6pm in the Sunken Garden, Marine Parade. Organised by Hawke's Bay Peace Movement, for more info contact Margaret Gwynn, tel (06) 835 2122, email mailto:gwynn@paradise.net.nz

*** WHANGANUI

* Whanganui Emergency Response Vigil Details * if the US government and its allies start an all-out war on the people in Iraq, we will gather at 4-30pm in Majestic Square. For more info contact Peter tel (06) 345 0634 or email mailto:pbiet@clear.net.nz

~ Every Friday - vigil for peace, 12 noon to 1-30pm, Majestic Square. For more info contact Peter tel (06) 345 0634 or email mailto:pbiet@clear.net.nz

*** DANNEVIRKE

~ MON, 17 March - Peace for Iraq (Tararua) meeting, with Not in Our Name Pledges, form letters, and information sheets available; 7pm at Patchworks, 3 Gordon Street. All welcome, for more info contact Tanya tel (06) 374 7267.

*** WELLINGTON

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

~ SAT, 8 March - Justice and Peace in the Middle East information stall, 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

~ SAT, 8 March - resource making for Howard protest on Monday - posters, banners and anything else that grabs your fancy; 1pm at the Wellington People's Resource Centre, Lukes Lane. All welcome, materials will be supplied but if you can bring additional stuff that would be great. For more info contact Peace Action Wellington tel (04) 382 8129 or email mailto:peacewellington@hotmail.com

~ 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

~ MON, 10 March - Rally to commemorate Tibet Uprising Day - in memory of the 89,000 Tibetans who were killed in Lhasa in 1959; today China's continued occupation of Tibet, with the help of several hundred thousand troops, represents an ongoing violation of international law and of the fundamental rights of the Tibetan people to independence. From 1949 to today: over 1.2 million Tibetans have died as a result of Chinese occupation, 6000 monasteries have been destroyed, abortions and sterilisation can be forced upon Tibetan women, over 1000 political prisoners are being held, and 120,000 Tibetans are in exile. Join Friends of Tibet (Wellington) from 7-30am to 9am, outside the Chinese Embassy, Glenmore Street. For more info contact Chris Mathieson tel (04) 589 1146 or email mailto:friendsoftibetwgtn@clear.net.nz

~ MON, 10 March - Crash the party! On Monday Helen Clark is hosting a state banquet at parliament for Australian Prime Minister John Howard; the same John Howard who can't wait to send Australian troops into Iraq in support of Bush's war for control of Middle Eastern oil - a war that will kill thousands of innocent civilians. Don't let Howard enjoy his lunch. Show him - and Clark - that his war-mongering is not welcome here. Two marches which will converge on parliament: *12 noon * march leaving the Quad, Victoria University; * 12-30pm * march leaving Midland Park (Lambton Quay, between Waring Taylor and Johnston Streets); *1pm* Crash the Party at parliament with noise! Bring drums, hooters, whistles, pots and pans, sirens, etc. For more info contact Peace Action Wellington, tel (04) 382 8129 or email mailto:peacewellington@hotmail.com

~ MON, 10 March - Aotearoa Community and Adult Education (Wellington) group meeting to discuss setting up a local ACE network, from 12 noon to 1-20pm, SF Wellington office, 65-69 Abel Smith Street - bring your lunch, tea and coffee provided. If you're planning to attend, or for more info, please contact Linda Leach tel (04) 801 2794 x6947 or email mailto:L.J.Leach@massey.ac.nz

~ TUES, 11 March - 'Conflict Resolution Journalism', lecture by Glenys Bowman, journalist/writer and ESL/writing teacher. Glenys has recently completed an MA thesis on conflict resolution journalism, which she describes as "a broader, fairer and more truthful way of framing stories about conflict, drawing on the insights of conflict analysis and transformation". She will cover overseas initiatives in the field of conflict resolution journalism, and how its principles can be used for media coverage of the social conflicts that constitute much of our news here in New Zealand; from 6pm to 7pm, Lecture Theatre 4, Law School (Old Government Buildings).

~ WEDS, 12 March - Left Wing Film Initiative planning meeting, for anyone who wants to be involved in deciding on films for this year's monthly film screenings on topics of social justice and the environment, 5-30pm at Brix, corner Dixon and Willis Streets. If you can't make it and would like to be involved, contact John email mailto:john@eclectic.org.nz

~ WEDS, 12 March - 'Not in my Name', video from England which explains the background to the attack on Afghanistan, charts the growth of the anti-war movement and offers a chilling insight into the dangers of US imperialism. Which country will the US attack next? Who are the real terrorists? Screens at 8pm, The Space, 146 Riddiford, $5 entry. Organised by W((i))ndymedia, for more info contact Kieran email mailto:mr.sterile@paradise.net.nz

~ SAT, 15 March - Not in Our Name and Peace Action Wellington information stalls at the Lesbian and Gay Fair, 9am to 3pm, Newtown School (corner Riddiford and Mein Streets). For more info contact tel (04) 382 8129, or Not in Our Name email mailto:pma@xtra.co.nz Peace Action Wellington email mailto:peacewellington@hotmail.com

~ MON, 17 March - 24 Hour Fast for Peace - the war which may be only days away will put the lives of more than 1 million Iraqi children at risk from starvation. Fasting is the mandatory or voluntary abstinence from solid food, drinks, etc over any period of time out of the ordinary, a practice which has its origins in human society dating to the beginning of recorded history. Fasting has been used for political purposes by individuals such as Mahatma Ghandi and imprisoned IRA-member Bobby Sands. More recently, political prisoners in Turkey have used hunger strikes to illustrate the inhumane treatment and conditions they are subject to, including torture. This 24 hour Fast for Peace is to demonstrate empathy with the people of Iraq and raise money for medical supplies. Fasters and an information table will be located at Midland Park (Lambton Quay, between Waring Taylor and Johnston Streets) during the day on Monday and Tuesday, and people will be collecting donations around town. If you would like to support Medical Supplies for Iraq by way of a donation, cheques can be made out to Quaker Peace and Service and sent to QPS, 7 Moncrieff Street, 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 For more info about the Fast for Peace, contact Valerie tel (04) 383 9315 or email mailto:valerie.morse@paradise.net.nz

~ WEDS, 26 March - 'The United Nations: our hope for the future', a discussion forum with Dr Ramesh Thakur, Vice-Rector UN University (Tokyo) and principal writer of Kofi Annan's 2002 Report on UN Reform, speaking on 'The Paradox of Wanting Peace, Waging War', other speakers (to be confirmed) will address New Zealand's official relationship with UN Agencies, and will discuss multilateral aid, disarmament and international law; includes a panel discussion on the role of civil society in UN Reform and a panel of former New Zealand ambassadors to the UN discussing experiences with the Security Council; and in-depth discussion groups on the main topics. From 9am to 5pm, Conference Room, Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, 195 Lambton Quay. $25 for UNANZ members, $40 for non-members (includes Forum pack, lunch and refreshments). Organised by United Nations Association of NZ (Inc) in association with the Wellington Branch of NZIIA; registrations and expressions of interest to UNANZ Forum, PO Box 11-676, Wellington, tel (04) 473 0441 or email mailto:unanz@xtra.co.nz

~ Every Weekday - St Andrew's on The Terrace is offering a quiet space for anyone to participate in offering ecumenical peace vigil. Everyone is invited to share in a quiet meditative time, offering prayers for peace before going to work; from 8am to 8-30am, Monday - Friday. For more info contact email mailto:office@standrews.org.nz

~ 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

~ Every Wednesday - 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

~ SAT, 8 March - International Women's Day Global Prayer and Peace Picnic in the Park - a day of gathering, inspiration and celebration with women speakers and performers, women's open mike and stage. All women welcome to participate with songs, poems, prayers etc; we encourage women to come dressed in their national costume; supporters welcome to attend. From 1pm in Anzac Park; for more info contact Anne tel (03) 539 0527 email mailto:anne.f@clear.net.nz or Jenese (03) 545 7156.

~ SAT, 15 March - Peace March, 11am at Wakatu Square. For more info contact Anne email mailto:anne.f@clear.net.nz

~ SAT, 15 March - Musicians for Peace - a concert featuring 10 great Nelson singer/songwriters: Mike Lipscombe, Steev Swan, Aly Cook, Chrissie Small, Clayton Taylor, Katy Holland, Cheryl Grice-Watterson, Anna Heinz and Sue Thorby. Special guests (making statements for peace): Jane Evans, Pete Rainey, Lady Glen Rowling, Greg Shaw, Mike Ward, Leslie Hamilton, Harideva, Teresa O'Connor and Mark Raffills. Starts 8pm at the Nelson School of Music; tickets $10 / unwaged $8 (pre-booked) or $15 (door sales), tel (03) 548 9477. Organised by Lipscombe Swan and Peace Action Nelson, for more info contact Mike email mailto:mike.nucleus@xtra.co.nz or Anne email mailto:anne.f@clear.net.nz

~ Every Friday - 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

~ Every Friday - 'NO to War - Toot for Peace Action, 5pm 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

*** GREYMOUTH

* Greymouth emergency response vigil details * in the event of an invasion of Iraq, there will be a vigil at 5pm at the fountain in front of the District Council Building. For more info contact Paul tel (03) 732 4010 or email mailto:wkcultur@ihug.co.nz

*** CHRISTCHURCH

* Christchurch emergency response vigil details * if the US government and its allies start an all-out 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.

~ MON, 10, 17, 24 and 31 March - The 'War on Terrorism' Lenten Series - Why does the 'War on Terrorism' seem to be un-winnable? What is 'terrorism' anyway? Is a' terrorist' merely a bearded man with a bomb strapped to his back? Where does the 'war on terrorism' need to be fought? Is 'terror' actually much closer to home? Do our economic, political and cultural systems disguise a kind of terror? with guest speakers: Walt Davis, formerly Professor of the Sociology of Religion and Director of Advanced Pastoral Studies, San Francisco Theological Seminary; Moana Cole, member of the Catholic Worker and Ploughshares movements, and Masters in Law student; Stephanie McIntyre, Social Justice Commissioner for the Anglican Church, Trustee of the Problem Gambling Foundation and Chair of the Coalition for Gambling Reform; and Rodney Routledge, Team Leader Family and Community Division of Anglican Care, Presbyterian Minister. Each Monday at 8pm, preceded by 6-45pm Eucharist, soup and rolls, at St Luke's in the City (Anglican Church of Aotearoa, New Zealand and Polynesia), corner Manchester and Kilmore Streets. For more info contact David Moore tel (03) 366 2253 email mailto:dj.moore@xtra.co.nz

~ WEDS, 12 March - 'Looking back, going forward', with Brenda Lowe-Johnson, Manager, Emergency Relief and 4 C Programme (Christchurch Methodist Mission), member of Community Trust, talking about the work of Emergency Relief, the Christmas Support a Family Programme, 4 C Programme, and 'Breaking the Cycle'; from 11am to 12 noon, at the WEA, 59 Gloucester Street, $3-50 entry.

~ SAT, 15 March - No war on Iraq - No NZ involvement - peace march and rally, 2pm assemble outside the Museum and march down Worcester Street and through Cashel Mall to Cathedral Square. Organised by Peace Action Network Otautahi, for more info contact tel (03) 981 2825 or email mailto:peaceactionotautahi@yahoo.co.nz

~ WEDS, 19 March - 'The problems, helpseeking and health of people attending a Foodbank' , with Murray Cameron, researcher in mental health and psychiatric medicine, and Co-ordinating Consumer (Patient) Advisor to Mental Health Services, Canterbury District Health Board, presenting some very recent research; from 11am to 12 noon, at the WEA, 59 Gloucester Street, $3-50 entry.

~ SAT, 5 April - Future Faith: A symposium for imaginative explorers - to explore the social and political context of faith today, analyse the changing nature of institutional church, and seek theological thinking around faith relevant to contemporary society; with speakers David Thorns, Susan Jones and Kevin Ward; and facilitation by Rodney Routledge, Jenny Dawson and Graeme Nicholas. From 9am to 3-30pm, at St Mary's Church, Merivale. Please register by 23 March - $25 / $15 (includes lunch). Organised by College House Institute of Theology, tel (03) 355 9145, fax (03) 355 6140 or email mailto:admin@chit.ac.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

~ Every Saturday - Peace vigil, 12-30pm to 1pm at the Chalice in the Square. For more info contact email mailto:heatherthrasher@hotmail.com tel (03) 981 2825.

*** TIMARU

* Timaru Emergency Response Vigil Details * If the US government and its allies start an all-out war on the people in Iraq, there will be an all-night vigil from 5-30pm at St Mary's Church on the day we hear of the attack. For more information, contact Nancy Hammond tel (03)6844608,or email mailto:nancehammond@hotmail.com

*** DUNEDIN

* Dunedin Emergency Response Vigil Details * if the US government and its allies start an all-out 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 ________________________________________

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