Kōrero: Conscription, conscientious objection and pacifism

Organisation to Halt Military Service pamphlet

Organisation to Halt Military Service pamphlet

This 1972 pamphlet produced by the Organisation to Halt Military Service (OHMS) calls for support for the organisation's founder, Geoff Woolford. He was briefly jailed for refusing to attend military training camps. Compulsory military service was ended the following year. The acronym OHMS has an extra, and equally appropriate, meaning since the ohm is an electrical unit of resistance.

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Private collection, Mark Derby

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Mark Derby, 'Conscription, conscientious objection and pacifism - Conscientious objection', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/ephemera/35695/organisation-to-halt-military-service-pamphlet (accessed 26 June 2022)

He kōrero nā Mark Derby, i tāngia i te 20 Jun 2012