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An Evening with Ahmed Zaoui

An Evening with Ahmed Zaoui

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  • Thu 30 Jul ’15, 7:00pm – 8:30pm


The Peace Place - Aiotanga, 22 Emily Place, Auckland CBD


All Ages

The Peace Place invites you to spend an evening with Ahmed Zaoui (in conversation with Fr Kevin Toomey op).

Algerian-born Ahmed Zaoui applied for asylum in NZ in 2002. He was imprisoned for two years at the behest of the SIS until being granted bail in 2004. While on bail Zaoui lived at the Dominican Priory in Auckland. He went on to publish a book of poems about his experiences in prison and is now a NZ citizen.

Cost: Koha/Donation

Please call 377-5541 (between the hours of 10am and 4pm Monday to Friday) or email thepeaceplacenz@gmail.com for further information or to register.

Final date for registrations: 3pm on Wednesday 29th July.

Unfortunately The Peace Place is not wheelchair accessible.

How Do I Get to The Peace Place?

By Train
The Peace Place is a short walk from Britomart Transport Centre (8/10 Queen St, Auckland 1010).

By Bus
A number of buses stop close to us at 2 Anzac Ave (it is a three minute walk from there to 22 Emily Place).

By Ferry (from Waiheke or the North Shore)
It is a ten minute walk from the Auckland Ferry Terminal to 22 Emily Place.

By Car
There is no free or reserved parking at The Peace Place.
There are a small number of metered car parks on the street (charges of $3 per hour for the first two hour & then $6 for each additional hour from Monday to Friday and of $1 per hour on Saturdays apply from 8am to 6pm) but these fill up fast and are usually not available at peak times.

The following car-parks are close by:
- Tournament Parking Lumley Centre ‎ at 65 Fort Street (a two minute walk).
- The Britomart Car Park at 88 Quay Street (a six minute walk).
- Wilson Car Park – 53-73 Anzac Ave (a five minute walk).
- Wilson Car Park Cnr Short St and Eden Cres (a two minute walk).
- If you are up for a slightly longer walk the Downtown & Victoria Street Car Parks are both 10 minutes walk away.

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