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May Day is Jay Day Around The World

May Day is Jay Day in more than 200 cities around the world!

NORML, the Aotearoa Legalise Cannabis Party and the International Cannabis Coalition present International J Day, this year on Saturday 1 May - May Day! - in over 200 cities around the world.

NZ Event Guide for International J Day, Saturday 1 May 2004:

Auckland: May Day march Join NORML in the traditional May Day march, leaving QEII square (bottom of Queen St) at 2pm, arriving at Albert Park around 3pm. Bring a banner, and wear your favourite marijuana T shirt. Make some noise in support of cannabis law reform. A 4:20 dakmob location will be revealed on the day!

Napier: Marine Parade At the soundshell from High Noon to 4:20, with bands the Upliftas, the Noble Peasants, Dead Heroes Collective, Sneaky Weasel Gang, Elevation, Amygdala, Voodoo Butta, Department of Corruption, and Subhuman.

Levin: Kimerley Reserve from High Noon

Wellington: Aro Valley Park High Noon to 4:20 with DJs Jules, Gee and Shaun Lane with more acts to be confirmed, plus guest speakers, stalls, games and more. An after party will be announced on the day.

Christchurch: Cathedral Square High Noon to 4:20

Dunedin: The Octagon High Noon to 4:20

All events are free, and we encourage you to bring your buddies to show your support for sensible drug policies. Be part of the fun this May Day! And if you can't make it to one of our events, have your own J Day wherever you are...

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For more information, please see our website: www.norml.org.nz

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