Posts Tagged ‘New Zealand’

Introducing Falun Gong in Taupo, New Zealand

Falun Gong practitioners introduced the ancient spiritual practice to the public at the Taupo market on July 6, 2019. As part of the day’s events, they demonstrated the exercises, did the popular dragon dance, and had an information stand. Many people stopped by and asked about Falun Gong. Monika Geister, the market coordinator, moved to…

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New Zealand: Falun Gong Welcomed at International Cultural Festival

Falun Gong practitioners in New Zealand joined the 20th International Cultural Festival in Auckland on April 7, along with delegates from 56 nations. In her opening remarks, Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern welcomed Auckland’s mayor and council members, as well as MPs of various political parties. This was followed by the Falun Gong exercise demonstration on…

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Forums in Australia and New Zealand Discuss Ways to Stop Forced Organ Harvesting in China

A series of public forums and documentary screenings were held while Canadian human rights lawyer David Matas visited Australia and New Zealand. Matas is the co-author of the report, “Bloody Harvest,” which exposes forced organ harvesting from living Falun Gong practitioners in China. Practitioners are appealing to the governments there to investigate and help bring…

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New Zealand: Hamilton Rally Exposes Chinese Communist Persecution

Falun Gong practitioners held a rally in the city center of Hamilton, New Zealand on July 27 to raise awareness of the 19-year persecution of this peaceful mind-body cultivation practice in China. Since 1999, practitioners in China have been arrested, detained, and sentenced without due process. Many have been subjected to torture, psychiatric abuses, and…

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New Zealand: Introducing Falun Gong at Harvest Festival in Christchurch

Falun Gong practitioners participated in the Harvest Festival at Rudolf Steiner School in Christchurch, New Zealand on March 25, 2018. The traditional Harvest Festival featured a variety of activities including music, arts & crafts and entertainment, and vendors selling home-grown produce and organic foods as well as ethnic foods. The practitioners had a booth where…

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