FIANZ of course, was instrumental in setting up the Aotearoa Maori Muslim Association, aka, Islamic State of New Zealand, with Isaac Te Amorangi Kireka-Whaanga over a decade ago. Federation of Islamic Associations of New Zealand’s national director of security Abdul Lateef Smith, a member of the Palmerston North mosque and former army major, will be… Continue reading New multi-million dollar mosque for Palmerston North.
Refugee escapes punishment for shooting man who racially attacked him A Burmese refugee has escaped punishment for shooting a man who racially abused him and his friends. Soe Bai, 20, was at a petrol station in Palmerston North on June 5, when the occupants of another car began hurling racial slurs at his group. Bai… Continue reading Islamic Refugee escapes punishment for shooting man who racially attacked him