Viewing entries tagged with 'peace'


posted on 1 October 2015

SGI's Kimiaki Kawai speaking on the panel

Kimiaki Kawai, Director of Peace Affairs at SGI Tokyo, attended the “World Without War, Actions for Peace” Conference in the Sir Paul Reeves Building at Auckland University of Technology on 19-20 September.  

He participated as a speaker on the inter-religious panel discussion “Establishing Peace Through Religion” and spoke about SGI’s international efforts to achieve a nuclear free world. 


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70 years on from Hiroshima—Hope living in children’s art

posted on 4 August 2015

The opening of Tumanako! Children's art works for a peaceful world;

Tūmanako! (Hope!)—Children’s Artworks for a Peaceful World exhibition opened at the Wellington City Library mezzanine level on Sunday 2 August 2015.

The exhibition of artworks from children all over Wellington, plus four special guest artists from Auckland, was held to commemorate the 70th anniversary of the atomic bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki in Japan. 

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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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Maungārongo ki te Whenua

posted on 15 August 2014 interview with SGI President Ikeda translated into Te Reo

Ko te urupounamu a Alastair Thompson (kaihanga o SCOOP) i te Perehitini o Soka Gakkai International (SGI), ko Daisaku Ikeda.

 Maungārongo ki te Whenua: ko te wāhi ki te mana tangata, ki te riri kūpapa, ki te mahi ngātahi a ngā whakapono, ki te ipurangi me te  tuakoi wai i a tātou e rapu ana i te maungārongo o te ao

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