Starting February 22nd, Murdoch Stephens from Doing Our Bit will be traveling around New Zealand to speak about how everyone can help to double the refugee quota. He'll be welcoming people to a wide range of venues from the universities to churches to community centres:
- MON February 22: Palmerston North, Diocesan Centre, 7pm.
- WED February 24: New Plymouth, Brian Bellringer Pavilion, 5.15pm.
- FRI February 26: Hamilton, Waikato Migrant Resource Centre, 6pm.
- MON February 29: Auckland, University of Auckland. Venue TBC. 6pm.
- MON March 8: Dunedin, University of Otago Archway Lecture Theatre 2, 6pm.
- THU March 10: Christchurch, Cardboard Cathedral, 7pm.
- MON March 14: Nelson, Victory Community Centre, 5.15pm.
- TUE March 15: Wellington, St Andrews on the Terrace, 6.15pm.
At these talks he'll be discussing the government's review process, what a range of activist groups are doing, going over the plans for Doing Our Bit's campaign and distributing the 'how can I help? booklet. Doing Our Bit have got some local people lined up to speak on how people can get involved in the local refugee community but if you know someone who you think would be great, get in touch!