Humanist Newsletter May 2018

Kia ora: Planning is progressing for the NZ Humanist Conference and IHEU General Assembly 3- 6 August. We have inspiring speakers and meeting with both international humanists and our fellow humanist kiwis will be a stimulating occasion. Blasphemy Law in NZ is getting...

April 2018 Newsletter

Kia ora: I have admiration for the young people of the USA advocating gun control after the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School shooting massacre in Florida. We must remember too, the amazing bravery of Lt-Col Arnaud Beltrame, who swapped himself for a woman hostage...

March 2018 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 January, February, March 2018...

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...