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Salient: Victoria University of Wellington Students' Newspaper. Vol. 32, No. 10. 1969.

Catholic policies

Catholic policies

Members of the University Catholic Society of New Zealand voted on several motions at their Congress Forum on 18 May.

They unanimously supported the principle of 1% Aid, and urged members to pledge 1% of their personal incomes in this campaign.

On sporting contacts with South Africa, they passed a motion, with some dissent, urging that such contacts between New Zealand and South African teams be severed while the latter are selected on the principles of apartheid.

After considerable debate on Omega, a motion was passed, at the instigation of Mr. Dave Butler, urging the Government to present a White paper clarifying the issues involved in the setting up of an Omega navigational station in this country.

Members condemned the participation of New Zealand. Australian and American troops in the Vietnam war.