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Charities Services investigating Linwood Mosque finances

The charities watchdog is investigating the trust which runs the Linwood Mosque. Charities Services has received and is assessing information about the Linwood Islamic Charitable Trust, and confirmed the trust is a month overdue in filing its latest annual return. A complainant told Stuff they were concerned about the mosque finances, along with another six… Continue reading Charities Services investigating Linwood Mosque finances

News · NZ Government support · NZ Mosques · Sharia in NZ

March 15 mosque to be used as polling booth

One of the mosques targeted in the March 15 terror attacks will be a polling booth on general election day, September 19. Eight people were killed at the Linwood Islamic Centre on Linwood Ave. The Electoral Commission is using mosques across the country as polling booths for the very first time. An Electoral Commission spokesman… Continue reading March 15 mosque to be used as polling booth

Immigration · News · NZ Government support · refugee

‘They are us’ well-intentioned but feeds ‘othering’ says Muslim community leader.

A Muslim community leader, Guled Mire, says the phrase ‘They are us’ first uttered by Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern hours after the Christchurch mosque shootings is well-intentioned but can have unintended consequences. The phrase captured world media attention and has been used at rallies and vigils held to honour the 50 people killed in the… Continue reading ‘They are us’ well-intentioned but feeds ‘othering’ says Muslim community leader.

Christchurch · Immigration · News · NZ Mosques

Christchurch gets its second mosque

(should be paid off now)   Christchurch gets its second mosque Established in 2017, the Linwood Islamic Charitable Trust has opened doors to the Linwood Islamic Centre located at 223A Linwood Avenue, Christchurch, at the start of this year. This is the second mosque and Islamic centre in the Garden City after the Al Noor… Continue reading Christchurch gets its second mosque