Mr Kireka-Whaanga who said he wasn’t a violent person, pledged his support for Islamic State, saying it would bring down Western civilisation and true Muslims were behind Islamic State.
He said he wanted to travel with his family to Syria, where one of his brothers already lived. …
Te Amorangi Kireka-Whaanga, of Hastings, was reportedly named as one of the world’s 500 most influential Muslims, one of two New Zealanders to make the list, by a group in Jordan.
Hawke’s Bay Muslim backs Isis