Follow these simple steps to getting active. For detailed guidelines on specific actions, e.g. running a good stall, organising a successful public meeting, fundraising, etc., pick up a copy of the
Green Action Manual
from your nearest Green office, or e-mail
greens [dot] org [dot] nz
or write to Green Party, Box 11 652, Wellington.
in existing actions e.g. rallies, pickets, vigils, public meetings, peace camps, ”weapons inspections”, fundraising concerts, etc.
if anyone is already organising antiwar actions in your town by checking the Peace Movement Aotearoa website (
go to organising meetings
, find out what’s going on, offer to help
tell Party members and supporters what is happening
when, and how they can best get involved (via local e-lists, newsletters and/or phone trees)
in force to actions and events
placards, banners, flags, etc with the Green peace-with-justice message.
hand out leaflets
with the Green antiwar message at rallies, public meetings, etc. (Order leaflets and other resources using the Order Form in this Antiwar Action Kit.)
set up a stall
at suitable public events e.g. peace picnics, and hand out Green literature
arrange a Green speaker
(an MP, Councillor, or other suitable Green representative) at rallies and other public events
Organise your own antiwar action
(s), if nothing is already happening in your town, or if you can do something that will complement what has already been organised. How?
get a group together
to plan actions
take the actions above
— and any more you can think of/do well
meetings, stalls, publicity stunts — for detailed guidelines on how to do this successfully order a copy of the
Green Action Manual
from the Green Party, Box 11 652, Wellington.
Write letters and e-mails
to politicians and the media. See ‘Write a letter for peace’ (over) for what to say, and who to say it to.
on the issues by subscribing to the weekly Green e-bulletin JustPeace (sample copy enclosed) and regular checking of the websites and papers listed in the ‘Antiwar Information and Action Resource Kit’.