May 2017 Newsletter

Kia ora: Today April 25 ANZAC Day is rather sombre as I begin this newsletter. Not so much the weather but the mood. Malcolm McKinnon, a Wellington historian has written a thoughtful article in today’s Dominion Post. It is right to remember all those fallen in war but...

April Newsletter

  Kia ora: For so long we have used God as an excuse to keep our patience when we did not have the understanding and knowledge to change things that needed to change. We could not heal disease, we did not understand the causes of natural disasters. Religion...

Jan-Feb-Mar 2017 Newsletter

Kia ora: Over the holidays I read Lionel Shriver’s dystopian novel The Mandibles a family 2019-2047 (2016). The actions of Trump’s America make me ask- ‘have we already been catapulted into the dystopian future? Monthly meeting: Monday 6 March 6.30 pm Welcome to 2017...

December 2016 Newsletter

Humanist Society of New Zealand (Inc.), PO Box 3372, Wellington, New Zealand – Registered Charity No. CC36074 The Humanist Society of New Zealand is a Member Organisation of the International Humanist and Ethical Union Humanist Newsletter December 2016 Kia ora: Well,...

October Newsletter

Kia ora: As I sit to put together this month’s newsletter I see that today is the International Day of Peace. Facebook has a post with the admonition ‘Peace begins with Love.’ But, I am thinking that Peace begins with informed critical thinking and reflection on our...