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.