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Mayoral Candidates Forum


Making Sustainability Happen

Come along and find out mayoral candidates' long term view for Otautahi-Christchurch and how they see their responsibilities to future generations.

Hands Up for World Teachers Day at Aorangi School

This Friday - 30 October - it is hands up for learning - Kia Mau Ki Te Whakaako - World Teachers’ Day. To celebrate, the Teachers’ Union - NZEI Te Riu Roa - is bringing a bus load of around 80 or so members from around the South Island, to our school at around 12.15. At 12.30 there will be a countdown and everyone will raise their hands up to show support for learning.

National Day of Action - Stop ACC sensitive claims funding cuts!

On October 12th funding cuts to ACCs sexual abuse counseling will require survivors of abuse to be diagnosed with a mental injury under the US Diagnostic and Statistical Manual Version 4 (DSM-IV) in order to obtain ACC covered counselling.

This new rule will seriously limit the ways that survivors seek support. Many counsellors who already oppose the rule say they will refuse to do ACC funded counseling if the new rule goes ahead.

Online Symposium: Seeking Justice - Social Activism Through Journalism and Documentary Practice


The Centre for Documentary Practice invites you to logon and join the world's first online journalism and documentary conference on October 15th 2009, starting 12:01am (GMT).

Islam in Aotearoa/New Zealand

This month’s theme is ‘Islam in Power’, and below is some information about Islam associations in Aotearoa/New Zealand

World Peace March celebrations


We invite you to bring banners and join the Christchurch walk in support of the World March for Peace and Nonviolence. The March will begin on Saturday 3 October at 1pm at the Tautahi Pa site on Barbadoes Street near Oxford Terrace

The uprising against Night Class Cuts


On Saturday 12th September, communities nationwide will protest the government decision to cut funding for night classes through schools. The decision by the government to cut 80% funding to school based ACE in 2010 has met widespread criticism with all funding withdrawn and 20% (approximately $3 million) "reinvested" into Numeracy, Literacy, Foundation skills and Sign language - schools are required to compete for funding.

Opening blessing ceremony for the World March for Peace and Nonviolence

This is for anyone who wishes to participate in the opening blessing ceremony for the World March for Peace and Nonviolence, which will take place at Kopinga marae, on Rekohu / Chatham Islands.

Explosive Expression

Explosive Expression - Creative Resistance to the State Terror Raids of October ‘07. Art Exhibition and Auction

Freeze for Global Poverty

We are having a FREEZE for Global Poverty to raise awareness about the cause and the upcoming event '1.4 Billion Reasons'

Earthwise weekly radio

Every programme features a discussion on a topic to do with conservation, environment or peace with justice.

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