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Gangs Talking Peace – Let the Bro’s Do it for Themselves

May 29, 2014 – 9:33 am |

In its latest blog, Rethinking Crime and Punishment has urged the government to work positively with those gang leaders who want to live in peaceful co-existence, renounce crime, and become a force for good in …

JustSpeak to Launch in Christchurch on 28 May

May 27, 2014 – 3:58 pm |

JustSpeak will officially launch in Christchurch next week on Wednesday 28 May with a forum asking the question: Who Are Our Prisoners?
JustSpeak is a non-partisan network of young people speaking up for a new generation …

‘Walk into the street and wave’ – Sarah Hornibrooke calls for gender equality in New Zealand government

March 1, 2013 – 6:41 pm |

Lead by Takaka artist/educator Sarah Hornibrooke, the granddaughter of the late Mark Briggs who campaigned for peace his entire adult life, a Golden Bay group are promoting 50/50 male/female governments globally.
‘Walk into the Street and …

Help grow NZ Fairtrade universities, sign the petition!

August 8, 2012 – 8:12 am |

Fair Trade Universities are sweeping the country, doubling in number in the last 12 months. This means that many of the products on these universities are now ethically sourced. This September two overarching university organisations …

Golden Bay group launch world equal-gender Government petition and ‘Walk into the Street and Wave’

March 5, 2012 – 5:28 pm | One Comment

Currently there are four men to every woman in Parliaments world-wide.  It’s time to change this.
Check out the petition Equal Gender Government here.
We are a group of people from Takaka, New Zealand promoting 50/50 male/female …

Speaker to give Scottish Parliament kilt a swirl

October 21, 2009 – 9:02 am |

Speaker to give Scottish Parliament kilt a swirl
The Speaker of the House of Representatives, the Hon Dr Lockwood Smith, is pictured left, being presented with a kilt in the tartan of the Scottish National Parliament …

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