Humanist Newsletter May 2019

Kia Ora The featured cartoon is poignant. People the world over have grieved for the devastating fire damage to Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris. Donations to rebuild Notre Dame have surpassed 500 million dollars. An orangutan sadly holds a placard ‘Help rebuild my...

Humanist Newsletter April 2019

Kia Ora: My thoughts are chaotic after the terrible shooting at the Christchurch mosques, with the deaths of 50 people and the injury of a further 50. News reports and analysis abound. My Facebook newsfeed has brought many opinions from around the world. There is so...

Humanist Newsletter December 2018

Kia Ora: 2018 is ending with the recent World War One Armistice 100 year commemorations on November 11, and on November 15 the opening of the Children’s Holocaust Memorial at the National Library. The Memorial honours the 1.5 million children killed during the...

October 2018 Newsletter

Kia ora At the present United Nations General Assembly, President Trump said that the United States will not participate in the global compact on migration, and suggests refugees should stay in their own countries and “make their countries great again.” This attitude...

September 2018 Newsletter

Kia ora: A successful Conference collaboration between HSNZ and NZARH was enjoyed by participants. We have a photo above beginning our Conference week with welcoming Dr Leo Igwe to NZ with a small celebration at Café Olive, Cuba St. It was good to relax after the work...

July 2018 Newsletter

Kia ora: It is one month before our August gathering of Humanist people, both international and national, at the NZ Humanist Conference and the International Humanist and Ethical Union (IHEU) General Assembly in Auckland from Friday 3rd August through to Sunday 5th...