Abreviations Used On This Website

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

Freedom: One Decade Down, One Lifetime To Go!

By | 2015-01-01T10:53:58+12:00 December 31st, 2014|Categories: Abolition, Peter Mihaere, SAS Articles, Slavery|

A decade ago today (31 December) I walked into a building, in Kolkata, India, that started my very close association with freedom and the fight against the evil business of modern slavery. Entering this building for the first time with the previous owner still residing in the accommodation wing; the clutter of a previous business—an ice [...]

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SAS: WOW! Twelve Months Already!

By | 2014-10-30T17:39:57+12:00 November 1st, 2014|Categories: Baptist Magazine Article, SAS Articles|

In May last year I travelled to Hanmer Springs for a Baptist Leaders Retreat. It was very intentional to go to this retreat during my sabbatical because I believed that God needed to do a work in me in a community setting that this retreat provided. God didn’t disappoint and He certainly met me in a [...]

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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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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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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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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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Collaboration – Do We Need It?

By | 2014-09-12T09:04:07+12:00 March 2nd, 2014|Categories: Collaboration, SAS Articles|Tags: |

In January last year I took a six-month sabbatical to study everything I could about the global justice issue of modern day slavery and the slave trade (aka human trafficking).  I noticed three distinct overall trends (apart from the numbers and atrocities that come with this subject matter). Firstly, slavery and the trading of slaves is [...]

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