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John Osmers worked in Zambia to support and fund the education of refugees, especially those from Rwanda. This memorial fund has continued his work since his death in June 2021. Additional contributions are always welcome.

Quaker beliefs have much to offer as the world faces the challenge of making radical change to reverse the environmental degradation caused by human behaviour. 

Hear Anjum Rahman: STORIES of BELONGING - A Journey Across Aotearoa

Free public lecture presented by Anjum Rahman
on Saturday 15th May, 7pm
Kauri Hall, El Rancho, Waikanae

Refreshments provided.

A letter has been sent to the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Nanaia Mahuta, and all Members of Parliament, expressing our support for her inaugural foreign policy speech and including questions on th

The Nelson Quaker Embroidery sets out to tell the history of Nelson (Whakatū) Friends (Quakers), from its beginnings in seventeenth-century England to the present day.

John Highton, a lifelong Quaker and a member of Dunedin Monthly Meeting, had an opinion piece published in the Otago Daily Times in October

A spirit led opportunity presented itself to do outreach through an interview on Sweet Talk 24-11-2020 on Access Radio Taranaki 104.4 FM

This is a story for both children and adults – but they’ll probably see it in very different ways. It was born within a Quaker group, brought together to reflect on the March to May 2020 experience of Covid-19 in NZ.

Tauranga Quakers Featured in the Weekend Sun, 4th  Sept.


The last Dunedin Quaker episode of Otago Access Radio's Radio Church programme, broadcast on in August 2020, features Merrall MacNeille

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.