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...

September Newsletter

Kia ora: I am bereft of thoughts this month and delighted to have contributions from Jeff Hunt and Peter Clemerson. Jeff writes about a past Humanist project helping re-settle Cambodian refugees. Peter shares with us the results of his thesis research towards his Ph D...

Humanist Newsletter August 2016

Kia ora: When meeting with Humanist members in Wellington and Napier, Alom Shaha, stressed the importance of Humanism being active in the community and effecting change for the better. University of Oregon, Professor Yong Zhao speaking with Auckland School Principals...