Marchers turn out to protest at fo­rum

Manawatu Guardian - - SERVICESDIRECTORY -

The peace protest brought many to Palmer­ston North to march against the New Zealand De­fence In­dus­try As­so­ci­a­tion Fo­rum, dubbed a weapons expo.

Palmer­ston North City Coun­cil coun­cil­lor Brent Bar­rett speaks to the marchers.


At rear is Peace Ac­tion Manawatu¯ spokesman Teanau Tuiono and Maruna Engu who said he was on the march to sup­port PAM and bring colour while draw­ing at­ten­tion to the peo­ple of the Pa­cific whose is­lands are threat­ened by cli­mate change.

Rose In­gus from Levin with daugh­ter Wil­helmina, said it was an emo­tional time.

Philip McCon­key says Palmer­ston North is a peace city.

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