Notice Of Public Meeting
NEW ZEALAND COUNCIL FOR CIVIL LIBERTIES
A public meeting is to be held on
Thursday 13 October 2005 at 1.00 pm at Saint Andrews on The
We invite members of the public interested in
either becoming members or finding out more about what we
stand for and do.
The public meeting will include a speech
from controversial and well-known lawyer Dr Rob Moodie about
“erosion of civil
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