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30 September 2009

(English) The March and the Moriori people – an experience in the Chatham Islands

(English) Yesterday we arrived on the main island in the Chathams, Rekohu, which literally means the ‘Sun through the mist’.  The base team together with another 30 or so invited guests were met by the grandson of the last supposedly « pure » Moriori, our host, a great guy called Maui Solomon and his lovely wife Susan at Wellington [...]

29 September 2009

A new experience

(English) Although yesterday I said New Zealand is stunning, I didn’t really say why.  There is an incredible landscape.  Everything is so green and the mountains, canyons and rivers are all dramatic.  I could talk about it but the images speak better than words.  It’s very easy to see why the British wanted to colonise [...]

27 September 2009

(English) New Zealand is stunning!

The WM was taken as an opportunity to inaugurate a Peace March through Auckland

27 September 2009

(English) Auckland: Peace and Non-Violence heritage walk

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all photos are copyright by Nastassja Downey

27 September 2009

(English) Reception for the first members of the Base Team in New Zealand

(English) KAMURANGI KI KAIPARA KAPAHAKA ROOPU, a maorí folklore group gave a warm welcome to the first members of the World March Base Team to arrive in Aotearoa (New Zealand).

Maori music was the central theme of an emotional ceremony in which the people of Aotearoa received and welcomed the base team and became participants in [...]