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J DAY Summer Sessions: Confirmed For Sat 21 Feb

J DAY Summer Sessions: Confirmed For Sat 21 Feb

J DAY Summer Sessions:

Confirmed for Sat 21 Feb, Albert Park, Auckland, from High Noon.

J Day Summer Sessions, postponed from Valentine's Day due to rain, is confirmed for this Saturday 21 February in Auckland's Albert Park.

There is no further rain date, and the popular free event will proceed "showers or shine". However if there is torrential rain Summer Sessions will be cancelled. As the weather is uncertain, an announcement either way will be made to radio stations 95bFM, George, Hauraki, The Rock, Mai FM and Channel Z at around 10am on Saturday, and posted to our website www.norml.org.nz

All acts are confirmed so bring you buddies and roll on up for J Day Summer Sessions. Demand your equal rights and an end to the war on drug users. Celebrate being part of Aotearoa's cannabis culture!

The line-up for J DAY Summer Sessions in Albert Park on Saturday 21 February is:

AK Samba
Recommended Dosage
GBH feat. DVS
Lionheart & Tuffy Culture
Big Matt
Bassteppa Sound System
Cornerstone Roots

PLUS a new second "One Love" stage featuring Double Dosage, Sensei, Selecto and Fleet FM DJs!

Guest speakers include Green MP Nandor Tanczos, NORML president Chris Fowlie, Greg Soar of medical marijuana patient support group Green Cross, Jim Peron of the Institute for Liberal Values, and more to be confirmed.

The Switched On Gardener Grower's Ironman, where contestants race an obstacle course with bags of fertiliser and buckets of water, is a regular crowd favourite.

Bring a blanket and maybe an umbrella, depending on the weather! There will be a variety of food stalls and markets to shop from, including sponsors The Hempstore , dancepills.com and introducing Angelcare's P amnesty bin and "0800-P HELPLINE" information stall.

PLEASE NOTE: Auckland City Council's management plan allows one J DAY per year to be held in Albert Park. International J DAY will return to Auckland on Saturday 1 May 2004, at another venue still to be confirmed.

ALCOHOL: J DAY is an alcohol-free event. Please leave your alcohol at home, and please help us keep New Zealand beautiful by putting any rubbish in the bin or taking it home with you. Cher.

THANKS: J DAY can only happen with the generous support of our sponsors. Big thanks to:

The Hempstore | Cannabis Culture magazine | Switched On Gardener | dancepills.com

Ez-E-Up canopy hire | Acme Audio | Civic Contractors |

YOU CAN HELP! J DAY is a volunteer effort, and so the more people that help out, the more successful it can be. Contact us if you can help on the day with things such as site set up, helping on the norml stall, rubbish and recycling collection, etc. You can help promote J DAY by forwarding this email to a friend, or ask us for flyers and posters to distribute.

Market stalls and food operators: please contact us if you would like to apply for a stall space.

For more information phone Auckland Norml on 09 309-TOKE (309-8653) email auckland@norml.org.nz or see our website www.norml.org.nz

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