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Salient. Victoria University Student Newspaper. [Volume 39, Number 19, 1976.]

Canwar Activities

Canwar Activities

These are activities organised by Canwar. We invite your parcitipation in them to keep nuclear warships out of our harbour.


Vigil: Cenotaph. Thursday August 5. All night as a prelude to the march.


Forum: VUW Union Hall 12-2pm Thursday 5 August. Assorted prominent speakers.


March: Assemble 7.00pm Bunny Street Friday August 6 - Horoshima Day. The march will move through Wellington to the Town Hall. A demand to the city elders will be affixed to the doors of the Town Hall calling on them to prevent the visit of nuclear warships.


Seminar: 1.30 - 5.30pm Sunday August 8 - Nagasaki Day. Victoria University Students Union Building.

Dave Morgan. President New Zealand Seamens' Union. The history of opposition that New Zealand maritime workers have had against nuclear warships and how that struggle will continue.

John Seddon. Lower Hutt City Council. John Seddon has been vociferous in his attempts to stop the possible visit of nuclear warships to Wellington harbour.

Terry Auld. Lecturer Wellington Polytechnic. On world power rivalry and its consequences for New Zealand.

Dr George Serralach. Biotechnology Department Maasey University. Safety and danger aspects of nuclear power and armaments.

Dr Ken Hulls. Organiser Peace Squadron. Nuclear Free Zones.

Chris Wheeler. Values Party. Values Party policy against the nuclear warships.

Peace Squadron: Ring Ken Hulls (SV-6058) and join the peace squadron with your boat or as a crew member.

When The Ships Arrive: Rumours are rife about when the ships will come. When they do arrive a vigil picket will be held at Queens Wharf for the duration of the visit. Remember this and bring a friend.

Your help is distributing pamphlets and posters, painting placards etc is sought.

Ring Don Carson or David Tripe. Phone: 856:669

No to Nuclear Warships

Canwar—Campaign Against Nuclear Warships

by Raewyn Tate and Christine Bogle