Peace Week

Remembering Christchurch, March 2019. Remember them by doing good.

About Peace Week

Peace Week runs Monday 13 - Friday 17 March 2023. Shahela Qureshi, Maclaurin Associate Chaplain (Muslim) reflects on the struggles of the community since the Christchurch Mosque attacks and why Peace Week was established.


Panel Discussion

Date: Monday 13 March
Time: 6pm onwards
Location: Sir Owen G Glenn Building, Room 051 (OGGB5)

Join us to hear about the role of faith, spirituality, peace and solidarity from esteemed academic and community speakers at the University including Prof. Cathy Stinear (PVC Equity), Prof. Tracey McIntosh (HOS - Te Wananga o Waipapa, Māori and Pacific Studies) and Bilal Nasier (Intern psychologist and doctoral candidate).

Bake Sale by the Muslim Students' Association

Date: Wednesday 15 March
Time: 10am-4pm
Location: Outside the General Library (City Campus)

Come help the Muslim Students' Association (MSA) raise funds for the Sakinah Community Trust, who support those directly impacted by the 15 March attacks.

Remembering Christchurch

Ngā Roimata o Ranginui

Symbol of unity unveiled on the City Campus in 2020 pays tribute to lives lost and reflects a commitment to supporting Muslim staff and students. 

Read more about the memorial sculpture here.

Christchurch Terror Attack articles 

Articles and pieces from the University around the attack, New Zealand's response and action to be taken. 

Read more here.

2020 Christchurch Anniversary Ceremony

2019 Rememberance Service

2019 response - Kia Kaha 

If you need any additional support this week, University of Auckland Counselling  offers free and accessible services - do get in touch.