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Explosive Expression

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

Art Auction 7pm, Saturday 17 October, Thistle Hall, Wellington - or bid online at

For those in Wellington, there is a week of events (Tues 13 - Sun 18 Oct) commemorating the 2007 ‘terror raids’. These include the Exhibition Opening with Tame Iti, political music, a screening of the film ‘Tuhoe: a history of resistance’ and two free workshops on screenprinting and documentary making. For more info check out

The ‘Operation 8’ raids on houses in Te Urewera and around Aotearoa targeted indigenous rights, environmental, anti-war and union activists. 18 people still face politically motivated charges. Funds raised will support those affected by the raids.

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