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In this weeks issue of SNAP!

In this weeks issue of SNAP!

- Carnival Picket Crackles! - The Growth of Prejudice - Bypass News and more



Critical Mass Friday 24 September, Civic Square, 5:30pm for a mass ride around the city. Join the ‘organised coincidence’ of people on human-powered wheels

‘In One Era, Out The Other’ Wellington Lesbian Ball Saturday 25 September, James Cook Hotel, 8 pm, $25 All women welcome! lbc@randomstatic.net

Venezuelan Revolution comes to Wellington! Reception for the Venezuelan ambassador Saturday 25 September, St John's Hall, 7pm Hear about the Chávez revolution first hand. $5 entry waged. Koha entry unwaged.

‘NZ involvement in the global weapons industry’ Speakers Edwina Hughes, (Peace Movement Aotearoa) and Don Franks, (Peace Action Wellington) Monday 27 September, Wellington People’s Centre, Lukes Lane, 7pm peacewellington@hotmail.com

Windymedia Film Night ‘Hidden Wars of Desert Storm and more’ Wednesday 29 September, 8 pm, $5 entry Newtown Community & Cultural Centre, Colombo Street, Newtown

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

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.

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

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