May 2, Wellington

Peace Movement Aotearoa issued a media release on May 2nd on Global military spending increases with a focus on New Zealand’s budget. In last year’s NZ budget, military spending increased to a record level of more than 3.67 billion NZ dollars, with an average of almost 71 million NZ dollars every week. Buy way of contrast, 28% of children in NZ live in a family with an income below the poverty line. Read the press release here! – Read also: Global military spending increases again, will NZ’s in this year’s Budget? (by Peace Movement Aotearoa): Link to share: