Abreviations Used On This Website

SAS - Stand Against Slavery
NZBMS - The New Zealand Baptist Missionary Society

Worlds First SAS Abolition Ambassador Inducted

By | 2014-09-12T09:16:01+12:00 September 4th, 2014|Categories: Peter Mihaere, Press Release, SAS-News|

Well known entertainer, Lapi Mariner, was inducted today as the worlds first SAS Abolition Ambassador at the Stand Against Slavery (SAS) offices in Penrose, Auckland, NZ. Entertainer Lapi Mariner with the SAS team of Richard Nauck, Peter Mihaere, Steph Lambert, and Nicola Winthrop. What is becoming a fairly normal trend of late, SAS is [...]

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Peter Mihaere addresses the NCLANZ

By | 2014-09-12T09:12:34+12:00 September 3rd, 2014|Categories: Abolition, SAS Articles, Slavery, Speeches & Addresses|

Ian McInnes, CEO TEAR Fund, and myself were invited to address the National Church Leaders of Aotearoa New Zealand (NCLANZ) in Wellington yesterday.  Ian spoke on the global perspective of Slavery and Human Trafficking and I focused primarily on the local, New Zealand, perspective.  Below is the transcript of what I shared.   === E te [...]

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Guest Speaker at Carey Baptist College

By | 2014-09-12T19:02:51+12:00 August 28th, 2014|Categories: Abolition, Mission, Slavery, Study, Theology|

On the 27 August I was invited to address the Theology and Development Class at Carey Baptist College.  My task was to present my story about Stand Against Slavery, what motivated me to be involved in this work and where was God and His mission in the midst of that.  Following a break the class professor [...]

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SAS Invites Supporters to Pray through Mobile APP

By | 2014-09-12T08:57:08+12:00 August 11th, 2014|Categories: Prayer, SAS Articles, Spiritual|

One of the Guiding Principles of Stand Against Slavery (SAS) is ... We pursue Justice from a Christian Worldview. What that simply means is that we have chosen that particular worldview in which to look at the horror and injustice of Slavery and the Slave Trade in order to abolish it for all time.  It's not [...]

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Between the Boundaries

By | 2018-06-06T04:19:14+12:00 August 9th, 2014|Categories: Peter Mihaere, Study, Thinking|

As part of my Masters studies we have been talking recently about our timelines, phases and sub-phases in our lives and the transitions between these.  These transitions are also referred to as boundaries.  It is suggested that each of us has probably four major phases in our lives.  The first Phase is our growing up and [...]

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Freedom – Coming Soon

By | 2014-08-07T09:48:54+12:00 August 7th, 2014|Categories: Peter Mihaere|

I was invited to view the up coming movie Freedom yesterday.  Spoiler Alert: No worries, I'm not expanding too much on what is already available in the public arena. Director Peter Cousens commented in his introduction that Heritage Films saw this as a prequel to the critically acclaimed movie about William Wilberforce called Amazing Grace.  As I [...]

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The Week Ending 25 July 2014

By | 2014-09-12T09:08:08+12:00 July 25th, 2014|Categories: Peter Mihaere, Week In Review|

I can't promise we'll do this every week, but on a semi-regular basis it's good to look back on the week that's been and reflect on what we have done to pursue the goal of ending slavery as we know it.  There is a risk of putting all the tid bits of the week, which we [...]

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Freedom Dialogues – the Richness of Collaboration

By | 2014-09-12T08:59:36+12:00 July 19th, 2014|Categories: Collaboration, SAS Articles|

One of the key distinctions about Stand Against Slavery is it’s desire to see organisations and communities, both private and public, collaborate in the fight for a slave free world. Earlier this year we had Helen Sworn, Founder and International Director of Chab Dai, here in New Zealand and we had some great dialogues about the [...]

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PRESS RELEASE: Exploitation and Slavery: Is this the reality for workers in the Christchurch Rebuild?

By | 2014-09-12T09:06:18+12:00 July 17th, 2014|Categories: Press Releases, SAS-News|

AUCKLAND, NEW ZEALAND Last night, TV3’s 3rd Degree’s expose on the exploitation of vulnerable Filipino construction labourers might shock some kiwi’s who believe that exploitation and slavery does not happen in New Zealand. The programme exposed the actions of Tech5, a recruitment firm and Holdings Limited now in liquidation. Stand Against Slavery defines slavery as when [...]

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Aiming for a Slave Free NZ

By | 2014-09-12T08:59:57+12:00 July 4th, 2014|Categories: Abolition, SAS Articles|

I’m writing this article on Saturday 21 June 2014. In the United States it is Friday 20 June and our Prime Minister, John Key and a New Zealand delegation are in the United States discussing various matters of importance between New Zealand and the United States. I imagine there is a torrid schedule of meetings and [...]

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