‘STOP Militarisation of Space’ zoom webinar 7:00pm Sunday 13th June

Safer Technology Aotearoa New Zealand

June 1, 2021

Guest speaker Prof. Kevin Clements, Otago University Peace and Conflict Studies (former Chair), Director Toda Peace Institute and member Peace Foundation International Affairs and Disarmament Committee. He will explain the dangers to NZ’s security, sovereignty and national interest from Space launch activities.

There is heightened concern about US military payloads eg. ‘Gunsmoke-J’ for the Space Missile Defence Command in ‘warfare combat targeting’ being launched from New Zealand soil by the Rocket Lab company now US owned.

The webinar will be facilitated by representatives of the Rocket Lab Monitor group in Mahia. Send your questions in advance.

Protest at Rocket Lab (Head Office) 25 Levene Place Mt Wellington Auckland

12:00 noon Monday 21st June 2021.

Speakers and Music over lunchtime 12:00-1:00pm to convey our concerns to workers, management and to inform the general public.  Help us hold the banners and placards (or bring your own) anytime between 11:00am-4:00pm.

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Facebook  link for the ZOOM Webinar event: https://www.facebook.com/events/399507381148386 

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