Ambitious plans for a memorial to the way New Zealanders responded after the March 15 terror attack have been put on hold after “resistance” from the Christchurch community. The New Zealand Federation of Islamic Associations (FIANZ) unveiled plans in June for an elaborate landscaped park, large ornamental water feature and conference centre for Christchurch to… Continue reading Plan for ‘over the top’ Christchurch mosque shooting memorial on hold.
Barely a week after NZ’s Islamic State supporters reveal and the closure of the first Islamic State Watch fb page, the NZ media are working overtime to promote Islam as peaceful. This academic, Abdullah Drury, knows many of the radical NZ jihadi well, and those that finance them, yet chooses to write only the peaceful… Continue reading Kiwi converts among New Zealand’s Muslim community.
If one wants to know what a mosque preaches, one can examine where it’s funding comes from. Saudi Arabia has supported Turkey against Assad thought their financing of Islamic State. This is the money that is used to lure overseas jihadi such as the ones from Christchurch and Hamilton. There is no way any NZ… Continue reading The Deans Ave facility was partly funded by a $460,000 gift from the Saudi kingdom.
Although the number is still small, Islam has become one of the fastest-growing religions among Maori. ABDULLAH DRURY explains why. Waitangi Day provides us with an excellent opportunity, or an excuse, to examine the spread of Islam in Aotearoa among the Maori population. According to Statistics New Zealand, Islam is one of the fastest-growing religions… Continue reading Treaty compatible with Islamic philosophy.
New Zealand Muslims are now observing Ramadan which will finish, as always with Eid al Fitr, the festival to mark the end of the fasting when the new moon is sighted. There will be an increased attendance at the mosques, various gatherings across the country and an exchange of presents, especially for the little ones.… Continue reading Abdullah Drury: Crucial element locked in past.
Malcolm X was also the inspiration for the leader of Islamic State New Zealand who recruited many from prisons around the country who wanted to go and fight overseas. Pakistan was founded on the concept of jihad; all Muslims work towards the same goal. Mazhar Krasniqi (front), at a 2000 rally in Aotea Square. A… Continue reading NZ Muslim leader, halal industry mogul, honoured.