We regularly meet in Wellington, and have members throughout New Zealand.
We are a non-profit society dedicated to Humanist thought and ideals in New Zealand.
We support ethics; giving the greatest possible freedom compatible with the rights of others; the constructive use of rational thought and scientific enquiry; democracy and human rights; personal liberty combined with social responsibility; a secular world based on observation, evaluation, and revision.
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On 7 September the Humanist Society made a submission in support of the ban of so-called "conversion therapy". You can read our full submission below. About Humanist Society of NZ (Inc.) The Humanist Society of New Zealand (Inc.) is a secular organisation that...
Today we wrote to both the New Zealand Prime Minister, Right Honourable Jacinda Ardern, and Minister of Foreign Affairs, Honorable Nanaia Mahuta raising our concerns for Afghanistan. You can read our letter in full below. The Humanist Society of New Zealand wishes to...
The statement from Humanists NZ below was read at the tangi for Ngaire McCarthy on 27 Jan 2021. The Council and members of Humanist NZ are deeply saddened by the death of Ngaire. We remember her for her warmth, as well as for her no-nonsense, down-to-earth attitude to...