Peace Witness: Liz Speaks With Richard Northey

By Peace Witness, May 23, 2024

Richard Northey has been a leader in campaigning for a nuclear free New Zealand since he was a teenager. He chaired the NZ Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament in the 70’s and ‘80s, and was an MP in the Labour government for three terms between 1984-1996. Richard was an Auckland City Councillor for many years and currently serves on the Waitemata Local board. He currently chairs the Peace and Disarmament Collective Aotearoa, formerly known as the Peace Foundation’s International Affairs and Disarmament committee, which he has done for the last 20 years.

Liz Remmerswaal is board member and national coordinator of global peace organisation, World BEYOND War and after working in politics, broadcasting, community work and raising a family is now a committed voluntary peace activist, who lives at Haumoana. Liz has also been a vice president of Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom and in 2017 received the Sonia Davies Peace Award and studied and travelled overseas. She is the co- co-convenor of Pacific Peace Network. ‘Peace Witness’ features those who stand up to be counted as advocating for non violent ways of resolving conflict.

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