CHRISTCHURCH: Pacific Reset: West Papua's Self Determination
Tuesday, 26 March 2019 5:00pm for 5:30pm
Rm 226 Moana, Rehua Copper Top Building

CHAIR: Dr Jeremy Moses, Senior Lecturer in International Relations at the University of Canterbury


  1. Poto Williams, MP for Christchurch East, of Pacific heritage and Parliamentary Advocate for the Independent free vote for indigenous West Papuans.
  2. Raf Manji, A Christchurch City Councillor, who studied the legal case for West Papuan Self-Determination as part of his Masters in International Law and Politics.
  3. Celeste Donovan A member of West Papua Action Canterbury who wrote her MA theses on NZ's training of Indonesians for community policing in West Papua.

Foreign Affairs Minister Winston Peters has called for  a "Re-set" to help "our Pacific family to be independent and self sufficient" (29 June 2017). This forum will consider the repercussions of this call for Indonesian Controlled West Papua. 

Please Note: It is necessary to RSVP & Register for the event at this link.