New Zealand Ambassadors for Peace Meet

November 1, 2014

Parnell, New Zealand - UPF-New Zealand's monthly meeting Nov. 1, 2014 generated promising ideas for future activities.


UPF-Oceania Delegation Meets with Maori Leaders

September 26, 2014

New Zealand - A historic meeting took place between leaders of UPF in the Oceania region and the Kiingitanga of the Maori people in New Zealand on Sept. 26, 2014, to discuss the possibility of hosting an Asia Pacific Leadership Conference in New Zealand.


International Day of Peace Celebrated in New Zealand

September 14, 2014

Auckland, New Zealand - A celebration of the International Day of Peace took place in Auckland Sept. 14, 2014.


A Warm Welcome to New Zealand Ambassadors for Peace

August 24, 2014

Auckland, New Zealand - UPF-New Zealand held an informal meeting on Aug. 24, 2014 to welcome back its delegates from the recent World Summit 2014 in South Korea and to promote cohesion among its members.


W. Paki: Address to World Summit 2014

August 11, 2014

Reconciliation is a journey of patience and belief. It is also a journey of concession and compromise.


Commemoration in New Zealand of Rev. Sun Myung Moon's Legacy

August 4, 2014

Auckland, New Zealand - The entire body of organizations of the Unification Movement in New Zealand commemorated the second anniversary of the passing its founder, Rev. Dr. Sun Myung Moon, on Aug. 3, 2014.


Freemasons Host New Zealand Ambassadors for Peace

June 22, 2014

Auckland, New Zealand - The Ellerslie Masonic Center hosted the monthly gathering of New Zealand Ambassadors for Peace on June 22, 2014, offering a rare, first-hand opportunity to learn about Freemasonry.


Three Faith Leaders Address Auckland Interfaith Program

June 10, 2014

Auckland, New Zealand - On the stormy evening of June 10, 2014, 70 people gathered for an interfaith program at the Kadampa Buddhist Temple in Papatoetoe featuring three faith leaders as speakers.


Ban Ki-moon: Remarks at the Africa Day 2014 Celebration in New York

May 23, 2014

To achieve and sustain peace demands a strong investment – in resources, political will, flexibility, tolerance and the empowerment of people. You have my pledge to continue standing with the people and leaders of Africa as they advance on the path to a more peaceful, prosperous and sustainable future.


International Day of Families Observed at a Forum in New Zealand

May 10, 2014

Auckland, New Zealand - The UN International Day of Families celebration in Auckland took place on May 10, 2014, at the Mt. Albert War Memorial Hall in Auckland. 


New Zealand Ambassadors for Peace Meet at St. John's College

April 27, 2014

Meadowbank, New Zealand - Ambassadors for Peace and friends met at St. John’s Theological College in Meadowbank on April 27, 2014.


Buddhist Temple Hosts New Zealand Ambassadors for Peace

March 2, 2014

Ellerslie, New Zealand - UPF-New Zealand embarked on a new level of interfaith interaction on March 2, 2014, when the monthly meeting moved from the Peace Embassy to the Pu Shien temple in Ellerslie.


World Interfaith Harmony Week Observed in New Zealand

February 7, 2014

Auckland, New Zealand - For World Interfaith Harmony Week last year UPF invited leaders of diverse faith communities to the Peace Embassy to share readings from their holy scriptures on the theme of “interfaith harmony.”


New Zealand Ambassadors for Peace Plan to Expand Network

January 26, 2014

Parnell, New Zealand - During their first meeting of the new year, Jan. 26, New Zealand Ambassadors for Peace held a forum on intercultural, interreligious and interracial marriages and discussed strategies for developing and expanding the national Ambassador for Peace network.


Ambassadors for Peace Network Launched in New Zealand

November 24, 2013

Auckland, New Zealand - The first monthly Ambassador for Peace meeting was held Nov. 24 at the UPF headquarters in Parnell. All those who participated would surely agree that this semi-formal UPF meeting was well worth the effort and certainly not one to be missed. The evening was well attended not only by Ambassadors for Peace  but also included some newcomers. How wonderful it was to experience the lively and cordial atmosphere despite many of the guests being strangers to each other at the outset!


UPF-New Zealand Hosts a Leadership Conference

October 12, 2013

Auckland, New Zealand - To foster the development of the Ambassadors for Peace program, 20 Ambassadors for Peace joined UPF organizers on October 12 at the Parnell Peace Embassy in Auckland for a Leadership Conference under the theme “Leadership in Action Towards Building a Nation of Peace.”


Day of Peace Observed in Auckland

September 21, 2013

Auckland, New Zealand - An International Day of Peace observance in Auckland on September 21 organized by the UPF and the Women’s Federation for World Peace (WFWP) provided an opportunity for Auckland peace groups to reaffirm their shared values for non-violence, disarmament, and peace, in the community and in the world.


Reflections on the International Leadership Conference in Seoul, Korea, August 2013

August 24, 2013

Comments by participants from New Zealand in the International Leadership Conference in Seoul, Korea, August 2013.


Day of Families Observed in Auckland

May 11, 2013

Auckland, New Zealand - Several very entertaining performances at the May 11 International Day of Families program in Auckland made it real celebration of the family. The entertainment complemented the insights by the speakers into the family and its importance. There was a warm atmosphere, and the speakers were easily able to make their points to the attentive crowd on this year's theme: Advancing Social Integration and Intergenerational Solidarity.


C. Craig: Address to World Summit 2013

February 24, 2013

Commentary on Peace, Security, and Human Development in the Pacific: A New Zealand Perspective