Category: Aotearoa New Zealand
Join the Global Flag Raising for West Papua on 1st December!
November 16, 2020
On the 59th anniversary of the first raising of West Papua’s symbol of independence, the Morning Star Flag, we invite you to take part in this year’s Global Flag Raising action to show your solidarity for West Papua’s freedom and right to self-determination. To help show the growing worldwide support for West Papua, each year we ask supporters […]
GLOBAL FLAG RAISING DAY December 1st
November 29, 2018
On the 57th anniversary of the first raising of West Papua’s Morning Star Flag, we invite you to take part in this year’s Global Flag Raising Day this Saturday December 1st. Show your solidarity for West Papua’s freedom and right to self-determination. To show the growing worldwide support for West…
Winner of the December 1st 2017 – Global Flag Raising Award
January 18, 2018
The Free West Papua Campaign is very happy to announce the winner of this year’s 1st December Flag Raising award!
On behalf of Pacific Leaders, Vanuatu Prime Minister tells the Pope about West Papua
November 16, 2017
On 12th November, Vanuatu Prime Minister H.E. Mr. Charlot Salwai met with His Holiness Pope Francis at the Vatican and took the opportunity to raise the plight of the people of West Papua.
Free West Papua support from Aoteaora New Zealand band Katchafire!
October 29, 2017
Last night in Oxford, United Kingdom, world renowned band Katchafire from Aotearoa New Zealand gave a Free West Papua shout out! Katchafire are known around the world as an inspiring reggae band and are also Free West Papua supporters.
Rockin’ for West Papua Peace Concerts held around the world!
October 12, 2017
Last year, there were over 80 bands playing in 14 concerts in 5 different countries. This year there were over 150 bands playing in 27 concerts in 5 countries! In Aotearoa New Zealand Auckland (2 concerts): SJD, Steve Abel, Jocee Tuck, Sean McMahon, DJ English Jake, The Biscuits, The Hollow
Message from Rockin’ for West Papua founder, Ash Brennan
October 12, 2017
Below is a message from Ash Brennan, the founder of Rockin’ for West Papua, a series of peace concerts held around the world for West Papua every year. He expresses his thanks and gratitude on behalf of the Free West Papua Campaign to all those who helped this all these…
New Zealand Council of Trade Unions supports West Papuan self-determination
September 9, 2017
This media release has been written by the New Zealand Council of Trade Unions Te Kauae Kaimahi on 4th September 2017 following an historic motion supporting the people of West Papua and their fundamental right to self-determination. Unions representing 320,000 Kiwi workers have strongly endorsed the right of the people of…
ANZAC Day message from West Papuan Independence Leader Benny Wenda
April 25, 2017
This statement has been released by West Papuan Independence Leader Benny Wenda as a message for ANZAC Day which has considerable importance for the people of West Papua and the rest of the Pacific, as well as to Australia and New Zealand Today, we remember those who have fallen. Today,…