December Newsletter

Kia ora: With another year almost past it is time to recall our Humanist beginnings as outlined by Epicurus, who lived in Greece from 341 BC to 270 BC. Epicurus believed that what he called “pleasure” was the greatest good, but that the way to attain such pleasure was...

November Newsletter

Kia ora: It is very informative reading about the Forest of the Charter 1217. Guy Standing’s article on the 800th Anniversary coming up on November 6 was printed in our September newsletter. How did society lose sight of the importance of the rights of ordinary people...

Humanist Newsletter October 2017

Kia ora: I am lacking in thoughts this month and I have many thanks for Aaron Davies who has helped out. AND SO from Aaron: ‘Despite the calendar showing summer getting closer, the wind and rain outside here in Wellington seems to suggest otherwise. The election...

September 2017 Newsletter

  Kia ora: Apart from the consistent rain I feel hopeful with a couple of initiatives mentioned in the news. Though I do like the rain to replenish the aquifers and my clay garden though muddy has a great soil consistency to pull up rampant onion weed plus those...

August 2017

Kia ora: With the General Election in September, the Humanist Society of NZ and the Association of Rationalists and Humanists (NZARH) have collaborated to produce a Humanist Manifesto to state our shared position on issues confronting New Zealand society. An outline...

July 2017 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 July 2017 Kia ora: This month...