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THE 100TH ANNIVERSARY OF WORLD WAR 1

posted on 15 June 2015

SOKA GAKKAI INTERNATIONAL OF NEW ZEALAND PARTICIPATES IN THE 100TH ANNIVERSARY OF WORLD WAR 1

SGINZ representatives participate in ANZAC Day service

SGINZ General Director Ian Gordon at the 100th anniversary wreath laying ceremony.

On Saturday 25 April 2015, representatives of Soka Gakkai International of NZ (SGINZ) laid a wreath at the Wellington Cenotaph in front of the New Zealand Parliament in commemoration of the 100th anniversary of the World War 1 Battle of Gallipoli. 

 

 

 

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Wellington Mayor’s Peace network

posted on 17 May 2015

Soka Gakkai International of New Zealand joins Wellington Mayor’s Peace network

Wellington Mayor Celia Wade-Brown addresses the peace hui

On 17 May 2015, around 60 people representing local organisations and individuals involved in peace activities in Wellington City, including the United Nations Association, the Peace Foundation and SGINZ, attended the Wellington Council’s Inaugural Peace Hui hosted by Mayor Celia Wade-Brown at council offices. Among the guests was 

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Nuclear Zero Petition

posted on 9 April 2015

BE A HERO FOR NUCLEAR ZERO

STAND UP FOR A NUCLEAR WEAPONS FREE WORLD.
ADD YOUR VOICE.

Nuclear weapons threaten everything we love and treasure in this world. Sign the petition to support the case with the International Court of Justice - click on "Read the full post" below.

 

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SGINZ COMMUNITY ACTIVITIES

posted on 15 March 2015

International Women’s Day celebration

On 8 March 2015, SGINZ Wellington co-sponsored the International Women’s Day celebration at the Newtown Festival in Wellington.  SGINZ representatives have been involved in the planning committee for International Women’s Day activities as part of the Wellington Women’s Walk for Peace group (WWW4P) since 2013.  WWW4P consists of a group of women and organisations including Women’s Refuge, Shanti and the Daya Trust who are committed to promoting the culture of peace.  The activities are also supported by Wellington Mayor Celia Wade Brown and 

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