Honour killings feature highly in crime stats.

Immigrant women from Asia and the Pacific are now more likely to be killed by their partners than any other group in the country. A study by the Ministry of Social Development, Learning from Tragedy, has found that about a third of both killers and victims of couple-related homicides between 2002-2006 were born overseas. There… Continue reading Honour killings feature highly in crime stats.

Koran’s message of division shared in te reo translation

See also: Treaty compatible with Islamic philosophy. The Aotearoa Maori Muslim Association, FIANZ and NZ media were softening Maori up for this for almost a decade. A Pakistani who learned Maori while living in Nigeria will launch his te reo translation of the Koran this weekend. Shakil Monir, a 78-year-old whose first language is Urdu,… Continue reading Koran’s message of division shared in te reo translation