Welcome to the Peace Foundation

The Peace Foundation is the operating name of the Foundation for Peace Studies Aotearoa/New Zealand Inc. - Te Tuapapa Rongomau o Aotearoa. The Peace Foundation is a not for profit organisation working to build peaceful relationships among people of all ages and cultures, from personal to global through education, research and action.

Week of Peace

Grannies for Peace -“Make Tea…Not War” celebration

Date: Sunday 20th November

Time: 1.00pm-2.00pm

Location: The Cloud, Queen’s Wharf, Auckland Waterfront, 

(just outside the ferry terminal in the seated picnic area next to the 'Pou'/Maori totem poles)

Peace Doctor: NZ can avoid dangers of Trump presidency

 (A remedy for global instability)
Visiting international peace activist, author and physician Dr. Helen Caldicott says the election of Donald Trump means New Zealand’s role as a non-nuclear state is of vital importance.(photo below)
"New Zealand now has a unique opportunity to revise its foreign policy and military spending," says Dr Caldicott, a Nobel Peace Prize nominee and founder of Physicians for Social Responsibility.
She will speak in Auckland Tuesday 15 November, 7:30pm at AUT (Auckland University of Technology) on "An End to Armed Conflict: New Zealand's Unique Challenge."(Lecture Theatre WG 403).

School Peace Education Programmes National Consultants' Hui 2016 - well worthwhile!

Norm HewittThe national team of school programme consultants (Cool Schools, LtPM and Kia Tau te Rangimarie), met last week for a two day hui to up-skill, discuss successes and challenges and to engage in future planning to ensure our programmes remain relevant and accessible for schools. Back row (left to right): Tracey Innes, Cherie Mangu, Larissa Honders (intern), Lynn Scott, Carey-Lou Jones (admin), Sue Ferguson, Gillian Tasker. Front row: Tracy Scott, Christina Barruel (Head of Peace Education) and Lisa Gibson.

2016 Auckland Secondary Schools' Peace Symposium - the best yet!

The Peace Foundation would like to thank the schools who participated in our 2016 peace symposium:
Auckland Girls Grammar School, Western Springs College, Mount Roskill Grammar School, Sancta Maria College, Mount Albert Grammar School, King’s College, Otahuhu College, Edgewater College, Waitakere College, Whangaparaoa College and Manurewa High School.

Schools’ Peace Week 2016

SPW2016 Schools’ Peace 2016: Dialogues for Peace
Schools’ Peace Week 2016 was a fantastic success with our best ever participation numbers – 264 schools from across the globe participated! We had schools in New Zealand, Pakistan, China, the USA, Jordan and New Caledonia participating. To read more about the event, please click here.