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Wellington Leaders Pass Flame for Nuclear Weapons Free World

posted on 26 April 2012

SGINZ in the news -
Scoop has uploaded our press release from the nuclear free event, it contains pictures and comments from the SGI youth.
 
 
Wellington Leaders Pass Flame for Nuclear Weapons Free World
Scoop.co.nz
It was held in conjunction with a public concert jointly hosted by the Wellington City Council and Buddhist group Soka Gakkai International of NZ.  To read more, click on 
http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/CU1204/S00429/wellington-leaders-pass-flame-for-nuclear-weapons-free-world.htm

SGINZ in the news -

Scoop has uploaded our press release from the nuclear free event, it contains pictures and comments from the SGI youth.

Wellington Leaders Pass Flame for Nuclear Weapons Free World

Scoop.co.nz

It was held in conjunction with a public concert jointly hosted by the Wellington City Council and Buddhist group Soka Gakkai International of NZ.  To read more, click on 

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/CU1204/S00429/wellington-leaders-pass-flame-for-nuclear-weapons-free-world.htm

Wellington City Leaders Thank SGINZ Members, Impressed with SGINZ Youth

posted on 17 April 2012

Wellington City Mayor Celia Wade Brown thanked the SGINZ members for putting together such an amazing concert to commemorate the 30th Anniversary of Wellington City’s Nuclear-Weapon Free Declaration on Saturday 14 April 2012.  
“Terrific!” she said. “It went well and people were both delighted to catch up with old friends and excited for young people to commit to the future”.
Councillor Helene Ritchie who initiated the public concert also sent a message of thanks “How can I thank you enough? You were [all] great.  A fantastic effort and please thank all concerned.  It was all just right”.

Wellington City Mayor Celia Wade Brown thanked the SGINZ members for putting together such an amazing concert to commemorate the 30th Anniversary of Wellington City’s Nuclear-Weapon Free Declaration on Saturday 14 April 2012.  

“Terrific!” she said. “It went well and people were both delighted to catch up with old friends and excited for young people to commit to the future”.

Councillor Helene Ritchie who initiated the public concert also sent a message of thanks “How can I thank you enough? You were [all] great.  A fantastic effort and please thank all concerned.  It was all just right”.

Mayor and Councillor Helene Ritchie giving a speech

Mayor and Councillor Helene Ritchie giving a speech


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Wellington Nuclear Free 30th Anniversary Celebration

posted on 17 April 2012

On Saturday 14 April Wellington celebrated its 30th year of being declared a nuclear free city.  The celebreation events were organsied by SGINZ and the Wellington City Council. The concert and mayoral function were both great successes.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Warren Maxwell performing at the concert.

 

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Soka Gakkai International to Co-host Nuclear Free Wellington Celebration with City Council

posted on 12 April 2012

We are delighted with the invitation from the Wellington City Council to co-host this weekend’s concert to commemorate 30 years since Wellington declared itself nuclear free.

 

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