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A letter has been sent to Prime Minister Jacinda Adern expressing our concern about the plans Israel has announced for the annexation of Palestinian land in the occupied Palestinian territories.

Quakers in Aotearoa have added support to a statement made by West Papuan Religious Leaders.


Quakers in Aotearoa see the current global pandemic as an opportunity for reassessment and re-evaluation. 

See the statement from our Yearly Meeting 



Various Local Meetings continued to meet and worship together during the COVID-19 lockdown using Zoom.  Quakers found Zoom a useful way to gather together when meeting in person was not possib

Taranaki Friends celebrated World Quaker Day on 6 October 2019 with morning tea and fellowship followed by Meeting for Worship and Monthly Meeting.

Quakers participated in Climate Rallies up and down New Zealand in the support of world wide student action.