March to Occupy & Crafting Resistance

March to Occupy & Crafting Resistance
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Kia ora Peace Friends,
Housing, healthcare, education, and a life with dignity and freedom are things that everyone on this planet needs and deserves. This week, be part of an action to resist injustice & a workshop to build our collective strength and knowledge. Together, we can and will build a new world based on peace, justice & self-determination.
Join us!
March to OCCUPY – Stop the eviction of Ioela (Niki) Rauti!
Tuesday 17 Jan 6pm
Meet Glen Innes Library or Corner of Line Rd/West Tāmaki Rd

Ioela (Niki) is a Tāmaki Housing tenant that is being evicted from her home in Glen Innes. She is refusing leave her home and is resisting this eviction. Niki is going to occupy her home of 21 years, past the day of eviction and would like you to join her.

Niki was born and raised in Glen Innes, she moved back to Glen Innes into her home at 14 Taniwha Street when her mother fell ill. This government wants her out of her home by the 19th January 2017.

Niki is making a stand for the elderly, sick, disabled and for all HNZ tenants facing discrimination and eviction in the name of redevelopment and reform. This eviction is a part of nationwide reforms that will see many state housing tenants forced out of their homes.

For more information on the social housing reforms: http://www.saveourhomes.co.nz
Facebook event: https://www.facebook.com/THISHOMEISOCCUPIED/

CRAFTING RESISTANCE: A free community workshop
Sat 21 Jan 12:30pm-3:30pm
Auckland Central Library

Please join Auckland Peace Action for a hands-on creative workshop exploring the ways in which communities use arts and crafts to resist injustice, torture and terrorising by state forces. Crafting materials and light refreshments provided.

Camila from Chile will be teaching participants about a technique called Arpillera, a type of patchwork quilting born during the Pinochet dictatorship when a lot of women started sewing images of what they were experiencing.

Facebook event: https://www.facebook.com/events/585346831659782/

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