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Reminder Int. Day Of Action March Saturday

Reminder Int. Day Of Action March Saturday

This Saturday, March 20, is an international day of action against war and occupation. In Auckland we meet at 12 noon at the bottom of Queen St. With the governments decision to send yet more troops to Iraq and Afghanistan this protest is more important than ever. They should be brought home NOW!
Join the March 20 protest.

Sunday, March 21, 6pm, Trades Hall, 147 Great North Rd, Grey Lynn RECEPTION FOR CUBAN VISITOR: Welcome for Juan Pozo, Asia Pacific rep of the Cuban Institute for Friendship with the Peoples. Please send a $5 (or larger) donation to Cuba Friendship Society, c/- 8/26A Sunnybrook Rd, Forest Hill, Auckland.

Sunday, March 21, 4pm, Manaia Room, Auckland Museum "From Memory" dir Zoe Roland 27 mins. Part of the Vietnam Exhibition. Experimental documentary exploring NZ Vietnam War Veterans shifting perspectives of the global phenomena of war.

Monday March 22, 7:30pm, St Columba Centre, 40 Vermont St, Ponsonby
The Child Poverty Action Group presents: "ENDING CHILD POVERTY" in the UK - what can be learnt from the first five years. A talk by Adrian Sinfield,Professor Emeritus in Social Policy at the University of Edinburgh Vice Chair of the UK Child Poverty Action Group.

Tuesday, March 23, 7.00pm, Rationalist House, Symonds St "A CUBAN RESPONSE TO US THREATS". A public meeting with Juan Pozo of Cuba. Hostility to Cuba from its giant neighbour to the North has sharpened lately with accusations from Washington that Cuba, along with the Chavez government in Venezuela, is aiming to destabilise' the rest of Latin America. Juan Pozo has been a teacher of English, a translator, and a volunteer in Ethiopia before becoming the Asia-Pacific rep of the Cuban Institute for Friendship with the Peoples. He will speak on Cuba's accomplishments and

March 23 to April 10, Artstation, 1 Ponsonby Road
ANTI-WAR ART EXHIBITION entitled "Kill War" Works by: Jarad Bryant, Jon Carapiet, Bruce Mahalski. Opening: 5-7 pm Tuesday 23 March. This exhibition presents a series of work inspired by recent world events which questions our culpability for The continuing violence in our society. Aspects of 21st century life and culture are examined as possible contributing factors to our continued acceptance of violent solutions on a crowded and fragile planet that can no longer afford to sustain such destructive luxuries. The ingenuousness and doublespeak of 'The War on Terror' are highlighted and
suggestions are made for more positive 'wars' in the future.

Saturday, March 27, 6pm, 20 Spinnaker Drive Te Atatu Peninsula Book Launch & Dinner Everyone welcome to a unique opportunity to hear Tom Newnham introduce his new book: "INTERESTING TIMES: A KIWI CHRONICLE", by Tom Newnham (Graphic Publications, 514 Dominion Rd, Auckland 3, $34). Read Geoff Chapple's review at < http://listener.co.nz/default,1494,1482,0.sm>
Copies available at a special discounted price). Cost: Waged people $15, unwaged $10 (Tickets from Laila 834 2969 or Bob - see above for contact details)

As the political voice of the rates revolt, RAM is holding four public meetings in central, south, east and north Auckland. 1pm March 27, Mt Eden war Memorial Hall 3pm March 27, PAC Hall, 311 Great South Rd, Papatoetoe 1.30pm Sunday March 28, Tahapa Crescent Hall, 22 Tahapa Cres, Meadowbank
(Off Meadowbank Rd) 3pm Sunday March 28, Sunnynook Community Centre, cnr Sunnynook Rd and Sycamore Dr, Sunnynook (opp Foodtown)


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