One People One Planet hosted Earth From Above in Auckland. 120 enormous inspirational photographs of planet Earth in all its beauty and fragility…an internationally acclaimed “living” exhibition that evolves and changes as famous French photographer Arthus-Bertrand takes new images from planes, helicopters and even hot air balloons.
Kids work prominently on display !
A collection of stunning photos and vision statements. The winners of our national photo competition was put on display in the centre of Auckland for seven weeks, alongside the internationally famous Earth From Above photo exhibition in Aotea Square in Auckland, as The Voice and Views of Young New Zealand.
A series of workshops and projects, with Refugee Youth Action Network. RYAN kids worked with students from Whitecliffe Art College on a series of projects focused on peace, community, collaboration and making the world a better place…empowering greater understanding of each others lives and dreams.
The second of two Audiences with His Holiness the Dalai Lama : In Auckland, where Peace Pals were selected to make representation to His Holiness on behalf of all children, everywhere, on his last visit. They spoke together about children’s great desire for a world where everyone can communicate without fear: can share without restraint : and jointly take care of the planet they will one day inherit
Hundreds, soon to be thousands of individual banners, each created by up to ten kids working together on world peace and care of the planet themes : make up this collection. The banners are stitched togetherand go on display around New Zealand, and will ultimately be presented at the UN, with an invitation forevery kid, everywhere to add their banner to make it THE BIGGEST PEACE BANNER THE WORLD HAS EVER SEEN: a kids designed and implemented plea for peace and a better, kinder, more sustainable world environment.
A unique experience where students from a wide variety of schools come together in an atmosphere of friendship and fun to work together towards developing their passion for a world of peace and caring: projects and keynote speakers are specifically designed to establish a framework and a foundation for ongoing work and collegiality, enduring friendships and projects : it is a day of inspiration, focused attention and support from specialists in aligned topics, and one that demonstrably makes change in the participants world view, and their role in working towards a better world.