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In this week's issue:

- Airline action pending
- Scumday Herald at it again
- Human rights activists to visit Wellington and more

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Fun and Games

You can contact Te Papa about their support for the budding New
Zealand arms industry here:


West Papua in Crisis: John Rumbiak National Speaking Tour

'Free West Papua Now', peace vigil
Cenotaph, corner Bowen Street and Lambton Quay
Tuesday, 5 October 4.30pm

'West Papua in Crisis', public meeting with John Rumbiak and screening
of 'Land of the Morning Star';
Tuesday, 5 October 5.30pm
Catholic Centre Cafeteria, 22-30 Hill Street Thorndon (parking at rear
of Centre).

'Focus on West Papua' a lunchtime seminar with John Rumbiak
Wednesday, 6 October 12-1:30pm
Te Kawa a Maui / School of Maori, Pacific and Samoan Studies, VUW, 6
Kelburn Parade.

For more details on this speaking tour go to:

World Farm Animal Day
Saturday, 2 October
Golden Gate Battery Hen Farm at Judgeford (Highway 58), 12-2 pm.
Meet at 126 Vivian St at 11am if you want a ride and contact

New Animal Liberation Front movie from UK
Thursday, 7 October, 6:30pm
Peace and Environment Centre, Trades Hall, 126 Vivian Street, Level 2,

'The Philippines in the firing line' Marie Hilao-Enriquez Filipino
Human Rights Leader Touring NZ
Thursday 7 October, 7 p.m.
Loaves and Fishes, Hill Street. Chaired by Mike Williams, Maritime

The Green Guerillas
'Effort of an underground liberation movement to save the country's
rainforest from the chainsaws of multinational timber corporations in
the Philippines.'
Saturday, 9 October, 7-9pm, Film Achives, koha Screening and
discussion, the filmmaker will be present.

'Stop the Bypass' Action
Monday, 11th October
top of Cuba street, 12pm

Hikoi Takutaimoana II
Saturday, 16 October, 10am
Mayoral Drive, Auckland

Masters of War at 'Our Place'
Saturday,16 October
Protest 12-2:00pm Te Papa
for more information on New Zealand defence industry:

Screening of 'Goodbye Pork Pie'
Saturday 17 October, 7:00PM
128 Abel Smith Street
Entry: one can of food to be donated to Anti-Bypass Action

Rally against Racism and for a Multicultural Aotearoa
Saturday 23 October, 12pm, meet 12pm at Te Papa courtyard
Tze Ming Mok (Ms) tzemingdynasty@yahoo.co.nz

Unique opportnity to taste Achehnese food and listen to visiting
speaker Nurdin Abdul Rahman (Achehnese human rights activist)
Saturday, November 13, 7pm
St John's in the City, Willis Street
Tickets $12 waged, $8 unwaged

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