"Peace" Mayor calls for new weapons

Peace Action Wellington is appalled that despite Mayor Celia Wade-Brown being Executive Leader of international Mayors for Peace, she is calling for new weapons for the military, and sees value in promoting weapons sales at Council venues.


New “Defence” paper seeks public comment

The NZ Defence Force is currently consulting on new defence policy. Public meetings are being held throughout the country. You can go along and tell the minister (Gerry Brownlee) what you think of NZ’s role in war-making around the world.


Intelligence review - a rubberstamp

The appointment of Michael Cullen and Patsy Reddy to review NZ's security agencies ensures that the review will be a rubberstamp for the government's mass surveillance and participation in the US's endless 'war on terrorism.'


NZ troops out of Iraq!

March against the war.

Immigration & Borders

Doing the NATO Karaoke

Life for satirists just got a lot harder. When NATO foreign ministers join in a mass karaoke, it is hard to imagine how to top that.

Ecology & Environment

GE or not GE? Environment Court win- a victory for democracy

It is now confirmed that regional councils have the right to make planning decisions about the outdoor use of genetically modified organisms (GMOs) in their regions. There is jurisdiction under the Resource Management Act for regional councils


Digital Power & Social Control: Public meeting

The State and corporations have ever-increasing data about us, while we know less and less about what they are doing.

Immigration & Borders

Hungerstrike ended - now lets end mandatory and indefinite detention

Saeed Hassanloo, an Iranian refugee on hunger strike for more than 40 days, has ended his strike and accepted medical care. However, he will continue to be held in indefinite detention in Australia. The policy of indefinite detention must stop.


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