Tagged: new zealand

New Zealand: International Peace Day 2019

Prepared by UPF New Zealand In cooperation with Anne Degia-Pala, Founder of NIX CREW and Ambassador for Peace, Universal Peace Federation and Women Federation for World Peace organized “Peace One Day” weekend event from 21st to 22nd September. Ever since the Christchurch shooting that happened in March, many people have felt that New...

New Zealand: HJ CheonBo Special Event

By Andrew Halim, FFWPU New Zealand A 2-Day HJ CheonBo Special Event was held in New Zealand from the 3rd to the 4th of August under the leadership of Rev. Kenji Watanabe, FFWPU-NZ National Leader. About 60 members and leaders participated in the spiritually invigorating event at YMCA Shakespear Lodge, Auckland, which was...

New Zealand: Inauguration of IAPD

By Andrew Halim, UPF New Zealand Interreligious Association for Peace and Development (IAPD) was inaugurated in New Zealand on the 13th of April 2019. About 70 participants from all walks of life came to the precious, monumental event held in the Chamber Room of Mt Eden War Memorial Hall, Auckland. The memory of...

New Zealand: UN International Day of Peace 2018

Prepared by UPF New Zealand Universal Peace Federation New Zealand (UPF-NZ) commemorated the UN International Day of Peace, on Saturday, September 22, 2018 at Te Mahurehure Cultural Centre, Point Chevalier, Auckland. It was co-sponsored by Women’s Federation for World Peace New Zealand (WFWP-NZ) and this year’s theme was ‘Communities Together for Peace and...

New Zealand: Oceania Peace Cup Fishing Tournament 2018

Prepared by WSFF New Zealand Oceania Peace Cup Fishing Tournament 2018 was held from 30th of March to 1st of April 2018 in Auckland, New Zealand and was organized by WSFF-NZ Chairman, Mr Leon Pogoni along with WSFF-NZ Secretary, Mr. Robert Shelley. There were 25 participants from various countries of origin including Korea,...

New Zealand: Inauguration of IAPP

Prepared by UPF New Zealand IAPP New Zealand was launched on February 17, 2018 at the Quality Hotel, Parnell, Auckland with MP Kanwaljit Singh Bakshi, MP Anahila Suisuiki, MP Priyanca Radhakrishnan, former parliamentarian Mr Ross Robertson, several NGO and faith-based organizations’ leaders, UPF Ambassadors For Peace and His Excellency Jesus Domingo, the Ambassador...

New Zealand: Peace Road 2017

By Andrew Halim, FFWPU New Zealand Peace Road 2017 in Auckland, New Zealand took place on the 12th of August. The event was organized by Mr Leon Pogoni, Chairman of WSFF New Zealand and Mrs Grace Jung, one of our 2nd Generation Blessed Couples in New Zealand. It was supported by most of...

New Zealand: Younger 2nd Generation Workshop

  By Andrew Halim, FFWPU New Zealand During this year’s school break in April, a number of workshops have been set up for our blessed children in New Zealand. While Amon Watanabe took care of a leadership workshop for the slightly older ones, I felt the need to take care of their younger...

New Zealand: 2017 Seminar and Fishing Tournament

Prepared by WSFF New Zealand On the 16th and 17th April we conducted a seminar and the annual Fishing Tournament.  The Seminar was held from 2pm to 6pm on the 16th April. There were four speakers of which included: Scott Macindoe from Legasea (Advocate group for recreational fisherman) speaking to WSFF objective –...

New Zealand: Interfaith Harmony Week 2017

by Geoffrey Fyers, UPF New Zealand On February 11 2017 we held an event to commemorate the United Nations Interfaith Harmony week. The program involved visiting three centers of worship around Auckland city, and having the hosts at each venue share their views on how interfaith integrates with their activities. We invited our...