Treaty of Waitangi Discussion Weekend

Join the Treaty Relationships Group in a weekend of presentations, discussions and working sessions designed to update and inform participants’ understanding of what Te Tiriti o Waitangi means, its status and likely developments and possibilities for the future. Recent topics include Constitutional Change Indigenous Peoples Rights Māori and the NZ...

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Advanced Alternatives to Violence (AVP)

This programme is for those who have completed the AVP Introduction Programme. It builds on communication, trust and community and building creative conflict resolution processes.  The aim is to empower participants to explore in depth issues which are personally relevant. You can download the pamphlet AVP Adv brochure_2019 and register...

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AVP For Facilitators

This workshop is for people who have completed the Advanced Alternatives to Violence Project.  It will provide an introduction as to how to co-facilitate the AVP Courses. Download the Brochure here AVP T4F brochure 2019 and enrol online using the orange registration button on the top right of this page.

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Quakerism 103

So you have been to a Quaker meeting and maybe read a few pamphlets and now you want to know more.  Then you are in the right place.  Our skilled facilitators have over 200 years collective Quaker experience and are willing and ready to share with you in an interactive...

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Women’s Weekend – Dancing in the Light

There are concurrent themes flowing through the Dancing in the Light weekend.  We will consider together the question –“ Where does the light enter your life and what makes you dance; physically, spiritually mentally, emotionally?  ”When you are Dancing in the Light how are you are empowered to be a...

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Individual Infallibility and Community Discernment

Is it possible today to reconcile the emphasis on individual experience with the need for a sense of common purpose and unity or does individualism reign supreme so that Quakerism can be “everything to everybody” ? (Ben Pink Dandelion, Swarthmore Lecture, 2014). How can we move from understandings derived from...

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Queens Birthday Work and Fun Weekend 31 May to 3 June 2019

We would love for you to join us in service for our  Queens Birthday Work and Fun weekend so we can continue to develop, maintain and sustain our Quaker Settlement. Online registration is now open.  We start with a shared meal on Friday night.  There is work suitable for all...

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Summer work and fun weekend in February

We would love for you to join us in service for our Summer Work and Fun weekend so we can continue to develop, maintain and sustain our Quaker Settlement. Online registration is now open. We look forward to spending sometime, sharing some kai and achieving great things for the Quaker...

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Quaker Yearly Meeting 2019

The Quaker Yearly Meeting will be held at the Settlement this year. We look forward to hosting you. Download registration form here  You can register online using the orange Registration button.    

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Penal Reform 8 to 10 February 2019

Quaker prison reformer Elizabeth Fry, saw hope for everyone.  Let’s aspire to walk the same path. Assisted by visiting speakers, we discuss Maori perspectives on the criminal justice system and how reconciliation may happen.  We also explore the Alternatives to Violence Project (AVP) and how it can change individual’s lives. ...

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