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New Lynn Mall Attacks

Saturday, 4 September 2021, 5:18 pm | Islamic Women's Council of New Zealand

IWCNZ is shocked and saddened by the attack yesterday at New Lynn Mall. Our thoughts are first and foremost with the victims of this tragedy, we pray for their full recovery. We know this tragedy has wide and lasting impacts, on the families of the wounded ... More >>

The Returning Mother And Children

Monday, 26 July 2021, 12:30 pm | Islamic Women's Council of New Zealand

Today, Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern announced that New Zealand will meet its international legal obligations and not leave a young family stateless. While some countries may choose to reject their citizens, the Islamic Women’s Council of New Zealand is ... More >>

Proposed Changes To Hate Speech Laws

Monday, 5 July 2021, 6:06 am | Islamic Women's Council of New Zealand

The Islamic Women’s Council of New Zealand supports several aspects of the recent proposed changes to New Zealand’s hate speech legislation. In particular, we welcome the expansion of the protected categories, the shifting of section 131 of the Human ... More >>

IWCNZ Appreciates The Release Of The Arotake Report. Many Outstanding Questions About NZSIS Need To Be Answered.

Wednesday, 24 March 2021, 6:15 am | Islamic Women's Council of New Zealand

23 March 2021 IWCNZ appreciates the release of the Arotake Report. While it’s a positive move towards transparency, it reinforces that there are many outstanding questions that need to be answered about the systems and processes within the New ... More >>

Reflecting On Grief, Love And Hope With Aya And The Butterfly Storybook

Monday, 15 March 2021, 12:50 pm | Islamic Women's Council of New Zealand

Aya and the Butterfly is a new picture book to help children come to terms with grief, cope with change, and build resilience. An online version is now available to early childhood and primary school aged children across Aotearoa New Zealand. ... More >>

Resources About Muslim Women For Secondary Schools Launched

Thursday, 11 March 2021, 5:50 am | Islamic Women's Council of New Zealand

9 March 2021 The Islamic Women’s Council of New Zealand (IWCNZ) is launching a poster series and resource booklet for all state secondary schools in Aotearoa. These resources aim to introduce Kiwi students to the thoughts, perspectives, and experiences ... More >>

Threats To Christchurch Mosques

Thursday, 4 March 2021, 9:46 pm | Islamic Women's Council of New Zealand

The threats to use car bombs at the two mosques that were attacked on 15 March 2019 are especially cruel as we come up to the second anniversary of those attacks. It shows the need for a strong national security system, with clear leadership and direction ... More >>

Turkish Detainees

Wednesday, 17 February 2021, 6:34 am | Islamic Women's Council of New Zealand

The woman detained at the Turkish border who was born in New Zealand left here at a young age for Australia. This confirms the information released in 2016 by the Director of the Secret Intelligence Service, that the women travelling to Syria had ... More >>

Islamic Women’s Council Of New Zealand Thanks The Chief Coroner

Thursday, 7 January 2021, 12:36 pm | Islamic Women's Council of New Zealand

The Islamic Women’s Council of New Zealand thanks the Chief Coroner for providing further information to families who lost a loved one in the terrorist attack on Christchurch mosques. On 14 December 2020, the Chief Coroner wrote to the families and some organisations, ... More >>

Royal Commission Report

Tuesday, 8 December 2020, 2:51 pm | Islamic Women's Council of New Zealand

IWCNZ maintains that justice has not been served by the report published by the Royal Commission of Inquiry into the Terrorist Attacks on the Christchurch Mosques. This is due to the way the Terms of Reference were defined, which severely restricted ... More >>

IWCNZ Submission To Royal Commission To Be Publicly Released

Tuesday, 7 July 2020, 12:44 pm | Islamic Women's Council of New Zealand

The Islamic Women’s Council of New Zealand will share parts 1 and 2 of the submission we presented to the Royal Commission of Inquiry into the Christchurch Mosque Attacks. The aim is to ensure New Zealand is fully informed about the efforts IWCNZ took prior ... More >>

IWCNZ Submission To Royal Commission Publicly Released.

Tuesday, 7 July 2020, 11:05 am | Islamic Women's Council of New Zealand

The Islamic Women’s Council of New Zealand are sharing parts 1 and 2 of the submission we presented to the Royal Commission of Inquiry into the Christchurch Mosque Attacks. The aim is to ensure New Zealand is fully informed about the efforts IWCNZ took prior More >>

Guilty Plea By Accused In Christchurch Mosque Attacks

Thursday, 26 March 2020, 4:11 pm | Islamic Women's Council of New Zealand

The victims of the Christchurch mosque attacks are foremost in our minds today, and our prayers are for ease in their suffering and peace in their hearts. We hope that the guilty plea by the accused will relieve some of the stress on those most ... More >>

Condolences to Victims of Whakaari/White Island Eruption

Tuesday, 10 December 2019, 2:00 pm | Islamic Women's Council of New Zealand

The Islamic Women’s Council of New Zealand would like to pass on sincere condolences to the families of those who were killed, as well as to those who have been injured because of the eruption on Whakaari/White Island. More >>

Speech at Leaders' Dialogue on Christchurch Call

Wednesday, 25 September 2019, 9:06 am | Islamic Women's Council of New Zealand

The Islamic Women’s Council of New Zealand joined the Christchurch Call Advisory Network to be part of the discussion on online terrorism and violent extremism. More >>

Congratulations to the new Race Relations Commissioner

Thursday, 11 July 2019, 3:41 pm | Islamic Women's Council of New Zealand

The Islamic Women’s Council of New Zealand welcomes the announcement of Meng Foon as the new Race Relations Commissioner. “Our community, along with many others, has deeply felt the absence of an advocate in that role, particularly in light of ... More >>

Condolences to our brothers and sisters in Sri Lanka

Tuesday, 23 April 2019, 9:32 am | Islamic Women's Council of New Zealand

The Islamic Women’s Council of New Zealands sends its condolences to Sri Lankans in the wake of the horrific bombings that have taken the lives of so many innocent Christian worshippers and those in tourist hotels, as well as police officers killed ... More >>

Message From Dr Maysoon Salama

Thursday, 28 March 2019, 1:42 pm | Islamic Women's Council of New Zealand

The tragedy of last Friday has been an overwhelming one for myself and for the Muslim community here in Christchurch. I am currently dealing with the loss of my son, and serious injuries to my husband. I put my faith in Allah and rely on Him to give me ... More >>

In Response to Comments by Dr Raymond Richards

Monday, 4 September 2017, 2:22 pm | Islamic Women's Council of New Zealand

The Islamic Women’s Council of New Zealand notes with regret the comments of Dr Raymond Richards of the University of Waikato regarding the employment of Muslims, who are required to pray five times a day. More >>

Ramadan and Condemnation of Violence Overseas

Friday, 26 May 2017, 9:38 am | Islamic Women's Council of New Zealand

The Islamic Women’s Council of New Zealand wishes to congratulate the Muslim community on the imminent arrival of Ramadan, a blessed month that is uplifting to all of us. We hope that the month is beneficial to all, and that we are able to focus on worship ... More >>

 

 
 
 
 
 

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