National - what's on where
7 September 1999
PLEASE NOTE - PROTESTS RE EAST TIMOR - we will endeavour to put the latest protest details on our answerphone (04) 382 8129, so please pass this on to members of your group who do not receive our email messages - if they phone and check regularly, they will get the details. As there is not someone in our office every day to clear the email, please also leave any new protest details on the answerphone and we will transfer them to the outgoing message and to email as time permits. Thank you.
***** NATIONAL *****
~ APEC What’s On and related national speaker’s tours - see separate message sent yesterday.
~ FROM 29 SEPTEMBER TO 1 OCTOBER - NZ Council of Social Services will be holding seminars around the country to raise awareness of housing issues facing low income households. For more information, contact Adrian Whale, NZCOSS, tel / fax (04) 385 3358, firstname.lastname@example.org
~ 30 SEPTEMBER - 1 OCTOBER - NZ Council of Social Services / NZ Federation of Voluntary Welfare Organisations, joint conference in Wellington, range of speakers to be confirmed. For more information contact NZCOSS, tel / fax (04) 385 3358, email@example.com
***** LOCAL *****
*** AUCKLAND ***
~ WEDS, 8 Sept - protest re the situation in East Timor, 12 noon, march down Queen St from the Trade Aid shop (177 Karangahape Rd). Organised by ETIC, tel 09 376-9098, firstname.lastname@example.org
~ SAT, 11 Sept - protest re the situation in East Timor, 8 pm - gathering point at the Ferry Terminal, downtown Auckland. Organised by ETIC, tel 09 376-9098, email@example.com
~ MON, 13 Sept - ‘Social Aspects of Crime’, Marion Hobbs MP speaks at the MAP meeting, 8 pm at Ferndale House, Mt Albert.
*** TARANAKI / TAINUI ***
~ 9 - 12 Sept - Hikoi Ma Nga Whakatipuranga (March for the generations), celebration of our survival, Sept 9th depart Mokau (border between Tainui & Taranaki), Sept 12th Maungakeikei (Whanau Day, kapa haka, roopu waiata, mahi whakangahau). For details contact Gareth Seymour (07) 843 7878.
*** WELLINGTON ***
~TUES to SAT, 7 -11 Sept - ‘A Question of Balance in a Precious Place’, exhibition about Golden Bay to highlight the importance of preserving New Zealand’s remote and pristine coastal environments, and the economic and spiritual flow-on effects preservation has for this and future generations.
Grand Opening - 7 Sept from 5:30 to 7:30pm - host, Rod Donald MP Peter Hillary, presentation of works by photographer Craig Potton. 10 & 11 Sept - Golden Bay’s famous Mweya Marimba band plays in the Civic Square. 12 noon to 2pm, free. 11 Sept - 2pm: Gary McCormick will host an auction of art work not sold prior. For more information contact Michele Surcouf, Friends of Golden Bay Society Inc, tel (03) 525-8778; fax (03) 525 8770, firstname.lastname@example.org
~ THURS, 9 Sept - ‘APEC and women’, part of the APEC study series organised by Radical Society, HRAG, SCM - 1pm, Upper Common Room, Victoria Uni Student’s Association Building.
~ MON, 12 Sept - greet Jiang Zemin (Chinese President) as he arrives in Wellington, 9pm at the Defence Airport Terminal (Cochrane St, off Lyall Bay Parade). Organised by Friends of Tibet, tel (04) 239 9971, email@example.com
~ TUES, 13 Sept - ‘Talk Tibet Vigil’, outside Government House (Basin reserve) all day during the visit of Jiang Zemin, suggested best times to join the vigil : 7-30am to 9am, in anticipation of the arrival of assorted dignitaries; 11-15am to 12-30pm, arrival of NZ government ministers and others attending the State Reception; 1-30pm President Jiang departs GH for Park Royal Hotel, departs from there at 2-45pm for the airport, flies from Defence Terminal at 3-10pm for Christchurch. Please wear the colours of the Tibetan flag - bright blue, yellow and red. Organised by Friends of Tibet, tel (04) 239 9971, firstname.lastname@example.org
~ WEDS, 15 Sept - ‘The Children are Dying’ and a US 60 Minutes documentary on the effects of the economic sanctions on the people of Iraq. Very timely as the NZ government is sending a frigate to enforce the blockade of Iraq, and thus contribute to the appalling death rate. 7pm, at the Wellington Peoples Resource Centre (Lukes Lane, near cnr Manners and Taranaki Sts), organised by CEC, tel (04) 385 6728, PO Box 9263, Wellington.
~ WEDS, 15 Sept - ‘Security and Survival: The Case for a Nuclear Weapons Convention’ authors Merav Datan and Alyn Ware will be discussing this and progress towards nuclear abolition, Terence O’Brien will also speak, 5pm at Lecture Theatre 2, Old Government Buildings, Lambton Quay. Organised by International Law Association (NZ branch).
~ WEDS, 22 Sept - ‘Living Cities : Damn Lies and Transport Policy’, presented by Roland Sapsford, 5-30pm to 7-30pm at Turnbull House, Bowen St. Organised by Eco, tel/fax (04) 385 7545, email@example.com
~ MON, 27 Sept - ‘A Parliament for the 21st Century’ - an inaugural conversation, chaired by Ian Fraser, speakers include Ian MacDuff, Deborah Morris, Jonathon Boston, Sir Paul reeves, Tania Rangiheuea, Belinda Vernon, Patricia Schnauer, Tim Barnett, Sandra Lee. At the Beehive Theatrette, Parliament - if you wish to attend you must RSVP to Tariana Turia MP by 24 Sept, tel (04) 471 9576. Organised by Deirdre Kent, tel (04) 802 4640.
~ ONGOING TO 23 Nov - Community Training Programme including ‘Strategic Planning’, Negotiation and Conflict management, ‘Management Committees / Boards’, for details contact WELCOSS, PO Box 11-706, Wellington, fax (04) 385 3564.