AIDS Candlelight Memorials to be Held Across New Zealand This Sunday

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The Annual International AIDS Candlelight Memorial will take place at venues throughout New Zealand on Sunday 17th May.

The International AIDS Candlelight Memorial now in its 32nd year, is one of the world’s oldest and largest grassroots mobilisation campaigns for HIV awareness in the world. Started in 1983, the International AIDS Candlelight Memorial takes place every third Sunday in May and is led by a coalition of some 1,200 community organisations in 115 countries.

Details are:

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Auckland

6pm – St Matthews in the City, Cnr Hobson & Wellesley St

Hamilton

7pm – University of Waikato Chapel, University of Waikato

Wellington

12noon – Te Papa, Te Marae, Level 4, 55 Cable St
(11am-11.30am – History of the NZ AIDS Memorial Quilt Project)

Christchurch

6pm – Richmond Neighbourhood Cottage, Cnr London & Pavitt Streets

Invercargill

2pm – Knox Church, 107 Pomona St, Georgetown

Article | Levi Joule.

 

 

 

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