The Lincoln Efford Memorial Lecture 2015 is being held on Friday 6 November 7.30pm at the WEA Hall, 59 Gloucester Street. The topic is Turning the other cheek: Ormond Burton and Lincoln Efford – New Zealand’s most prominent pacifists during World War Two.
Poster parade in Wellington for peace during World War II. A long line of people are wearing sandwich boards which have posters with peace slogans pasted on them. At the front of the line is Reverend Ormond Burton.
The presenter is David Grant, a well-respected historian who has written books and essays on pacifism and conscientious objection in war. He also wrote the recent book on The Mighty Totara: The Life and times of Norman Kirk.
This is a free event.
We have a book by Lincoln Efford in our collection: Penalties on Conscience: An Examination of the Defaulters’ Detention System in New Zealand, as well as books by Ormond Burton.
- Visit the WEA website
- Find items by David Grant in our catalogue
- Read previous Lincoln Efford lectures
More about Lincoln Efford and Ormond Burton
- Penalties on Conscience: An Examination of the Defaulters’ Detention System in New Zealand by Lincoln Efford.
- Nicola Barnett. ‘Efford, Lincoln Arthur Winstone‘, from the Dictionary of New Zealand Biography. Te Ara – the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, updated 7-Jun-2013
- David Grant. ‘Burton, Ormond Edward’, from the Dictionary of New Zealand Biography. Te Ara – the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, updated 5-Jun-2013
- Find books by Ormond Burton in our collection.
More about conscientious objectors
- Our guide to information on New Zealand’s conscientious objectors during World War One.
- Our guide to information on New Zealand’s conscientious objectors during World War Two.