Annie Chapman is walking the length of the north island following the Te Araroa trail to raise awareness of the need for better mental-healthcare choices in NZ. She’s on a mission to take a petition to parliament seeking improved options for people using public mental health services across the country. Across April and May she’ll stop off at a range of different towns to touch base with locals and collect signatures.
Itinerary for April and May 2013
Whanganui 22/23 April
Fielding 12th May
Palmerston North 14th May
Otaki 21st May
Paraparaumu 24th May
Porirua 28th May
Times and venues for Community Hikoi Meetings coming soon.
If you are interested in organising a Hikoi Meeting for your group or community contact Annie Chapman’s new volunteer Hikoi coordinator, Miriam Larsen-Barr by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org
Keep yourself in the loop at the official Facebook event.
And don’t forget to sign and share the petition!
If you’d like to know a bit more about what this Hikoi is all about, please click here to watch a short video taken of the Hikoi Meeting in Whangarei.