Christian Peacemaker Teams Oceania is a regional group that
includes Melanesia, Micronesia, Polynesia, Aotearoa and Australia.

CPT Oceania recognises the role colonialism has played and
continues to play in oppression of people’s in our region.    This
is a key focus in our focus on undoing oppression.

CPT Oceania is building on of the work of the CPT
Australasia group which was established in 2008.  We have renamed ourselves to step away from
the colonial connotations of the word Australasia.   Our regional group includes trained and active
CPT’ers, those who have participated in delegations, and other supporters of
CPT. We have a close association with the Anabaptist
Association of Australia and New Zealand
.

We meet regularly by teleconference and seek to meet in person
once a year.

CPT Oceania has three key focus areas:

1.     
Supporting members of the
Christian Peacemaker Team Corps and delegate

Our region currently has five trained members of the Christian
Peacemaker Teams and a larger number who participate in training.  We seek to provide mutual support and
practical information to people as they serve on team. 

2.     
Supporting more
participation through a subsidy program

Given the cost of travelling to both delegations and training from
our region, CPT Oceania has established a fund to support people in our region
to become delegates.  Click here for more
about applying for a scholarship.  Click
here for more about donating.

3.     
Exploring how we can work
in solidarity with the people of West Papua

The group has a key concern for the people of West Papua and is
talking with groups about how we can partner with them in their struggle to
overcome violence and oppression.

We’d love to hear from you! 
Please contact us at oceania@cpt.org