The Secondary Schools’ Peace Symposium will mark the culmination of National Schools’ Peace Week 2017. It will be held on August 25 at the Western Springs Garden Community Hall, from 8.30am 3pm. Its aim is to educate students about peace issues, promote peace education and schools peer mediation services. The symposium will feature school presentations of their Peace Week projects, guest speakers, musical performances and an afternoon workshop with all symposium participants and delicious food. This year’s peace week is celebrating New Zealand being 30 years nuclear free.