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Thu, 26 Sept


St Columba Centre

David Wakim Memorial Lecture

A Pax Christi Event - This Memorial lecture commemorates the life and work of David Wakim, the first national president of Pax Christi.

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David Wakim Memorial Lecture
David Wakim Memorial Lecture

Time & Location

26 Sept 2019, 7:00 pm

St Columba Centre, 40 Vermont St, Ponsonby, Auckland 1011, New Zealand


About the Event

This lecture follows from the Christchurch massacre and the subsequent public acknowledgement of Muslims as a community with a place in our country. Historically our forms of government and economy have often worked to break down community interests and identity, and preferred to deal with people simply as individuals. What moreneeds to be done to rebuild communal strength and heal intercommunity relationships?

Susan Healy is a Pākehā New Zealander of Irish, English and Cornish ancestry. In her doctorate in Māori Studies from the University of Auckland (2007), Susan examined the nature of the relationship of the Crown in New Zealand with Iwi Māori, leading her to a keen interest in constitutional transformation in line with the intentions of Te Tiriti o Waitangi. Susan is co- author of Ngāpuhi Speaks (2012), an independent report on the hearing of Ngāpuhi Nui Tonu’s initial claim to the Waitangi Tribunal. She is editor and contributor to Listening to the People of the Land: Christianity, Colonisation and the Path to Redemption (2019). 

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