Auckland activist community meeting tonight
Press release: Global Peace and Justice Auckland
18 October 3:50pm
community meeting tonight to discuss response to raids
Auckland activist community is meeting tonight at Unite
Union, 300 Queen street, floor 12, at 6pm.
attend the beginning of the meeting and will then be able to
speak to spokespeople at 6.15pm.
Activists from a wide
range of groups will be attending, including Maori, peace,
justice, animal rights and environmental
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