Caring About The People Of East Timor
Auckland City Council - City Scene
Auckland's Mayor, Chris
Fletcher, says she has real concerns about the plight of the
people of East Timor.
She has written to the Prime
Minister and the Minister of Foreign Affairs stressing the
urgency of getting relief to people in desperate
"There is much public concern over this issue, and
as the host city for APEC there is strong support for
Auckland to do something practical to help."
says setting up an Auckland City Relief Fund would
demonstrate the city ' s support for the people of East
Timor and for democracy.
People who wish to support this
appeal can make a donation to the Auckland City Relief Fund,
C/- the Mayor ' s Office, Private Bag 92516, Wellesley St.,
or by supporting other funds established by international
aid agencies such as Red Cross, Oxfam etc.
The Mayor says
all funds contributed to the city's appeal would be
channelled through appropriate aid agencies to ensure they
reach families in greatest
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