Day of Action 2018

City: Wellington

Organisations: New Zealand Needle Exchange Programme (NZNEP)

26 June at noon: “Pies and Pundits”, a lunchtime event for the day of action. Grab a pie, network with colleagues, and hear from those involved in drug law reform. Presentations: Maori Drug policy Reform (Gilbert Taurua, NZ Drug Foundation) and “Drug Laws Matter” (Kathryn Leafe, NZNEP & IDPC Board). RSVP by Wednesday 21 June to conference@nznep.org.nz.


Day of Action 2017

In Wellington, over 200 people attended the Through the maze: Healthy drug law symposium, hosted by the NZ Drug Foundation, to learn and debate public health focused drug law. MPs and candidates from six parties told delegates where their parties stand on supportive approaches. Experts from the UK, Canada, USA, Australia and within Aotearoa shared insights on what it will take to get there. See the symposium page here


Day of Action 2016

In Auckland, Community CAN hosted public Town Hall Assembly on cannabis prohibition on 27th June.

In Wellington, the New Zealand Drug Foundation called on supporters to send photos against iconic backdrops and represented all participants on a map at launch event on Monday 27 June.

Video of the action

NZ day of action 2016


Day of Action 2015

The New Zealand Drug Foundation held events in Auckland, Wellington, Christchurch and Dunedin, under the theme ‘Our Shout’.

Video Clip

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Posted by The StreetWise Show on Thursday, June 25, 2015