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In an event organised by the Peace Foundation and supported by SGINZ the 30th anniversary of New Zealand's nuclear free legislation was celebrated in Auckland with 100's of people forming a giant peace symbol. The SGINZ brass band and behind the scenes support groups contributed to the event which was covered in local media Stuff and TV1
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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
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
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”.