Peace and understanding through travel and hosting


NZ Peace initiatives:

Hopefully our Prime Minister’s impassioned appeal to the UN for peace in Syria will be heeded and acted on.

This haiku on peace by Sean Kelly came to mind:-

“Tranquil country scene
All at peace with Mother Earth Let’s all picture that”.


International Peace Initiatives:

“… keep IMAGINE PEACE in your head.

Have a clear picture of where we stand, what we are doing, and where we want to be.

Know that we are connected in our hearts and minds.

War Is Over, if you want it!”


Yoko Ono inaugurated the Lennon Ono Grant For Peace in 2002, and since 2007 has travelled to Iceland to lead ceremonies commemorating John Lennon on October 9, his birthday. On that day she illuminates IMAGINE PEACE TOWER, a vast tower of light, which is situated on the island of Videy. The tower is lit from that day until the day of Lennon’s death, December 8.


Bradford in the UK boasts:
1.)The Rotary Peace Centre at the University of Bradford
2.)The Bradford Peace Trail
3.)The UK’s only Peace Museum

* contributed by our Peace Secretary, Ashley Burrowes