Events

Events

Mar 29: Auckland International Cultural Festival

#OpenToSyriaCome and support Amnesty International team members in taking action calling on New Zealand to be #OpenToSyria.

We have a funky photo booth and face paint so you can take awesome images that will be part of the global photo petition. 

Event time: 
Mar 29 2015 - 10:00am

Mar 29: Opening our hearts to Syria on the North Shore

#OpenToSyria

Join North Shore Amnesty International members as they give you the chance to open your heart to Syrian refugees.

Look for the bright yellow human rights emergency jackets our members are wearing to add your signatures or photo to our petition calling for New Zealand to take more Syrian refugees.

Come down to the Takapuna market and get your picture taken with our #OpenToSyria signs.

Event time: 
Mar 29 2015 - 8:30am
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Apr 18: A night of music to saves lives: Opening our hearts to Syria

The headlining act: Ionosphere

Join Amnesty International and the local community as we host a night of great musical performances which include cellist Paul Williams; singer/songwriter/guitarist Johnny Tucker; and a special appearance from poet Shane Hollands.

We encourage you to bring a plate of finger foods and share the night with a group of amazing people.

Event time: 
Apr 18 2015 - 6:30pm
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Apr 24: Free but not free

Birthday cake

Help mark the birthday of one of China’s bravest human rights defenders human rights lawyer Gao Zhisheng, with the Christchurch Regional Team.

The team will be giving away birthday cake and inviting people to sign a birthday card for their individual at risk case Zhisheng.

Although technically freed from prison, Zhisheng is still being denied medical treatment or access to his wife and kids.

Event time: 
Apr 24 2015 - 5:30pm
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Mar 4: LETTER WRITING THAT SAVES LIVES

Write for rights 2012

Join Amnesty International members as they write letters that save lives and set Prisoners of Conscience free. Chat about human rights issues  in a relaxed environment with our human rights defenders.

Location: Poppita’s Cafe, 87 High Street, Leeston

Date: every fortnight, 18 March

Time: 9 am- 10 am

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Mar 4 2015 - 10:00am
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Please email the Campaigns Intern at campaigns.intern@amnesty.org.nz to have your Amnesty event listed.

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