Anti-Semitic backlash in New Zealand raises concerns for Jewish Leader

April 6, 2017 by  

New Zealand is no longer a tolerant, prejudice free country for Jewish people following a report that anti-Semitism is on the rise according the NZJC. Read more

New Zealand history teacher visits Israel to immerse in Holocaust perspectives

March 23, 2017 by  

A New Zealand secondary school history teacher has had a “life-changing” experience on a recent trip to Israel. Read more

Hate Crime Legislation unlikely in New Zealand

March 7, 2017 by  

New Zealand Government ministers are joining together in saying they do not see the need for a specific hate crime offence because such offences are rare. Read more

Jewish diversity at Auckland’s Kadimah School – Meet the ‘He-bros’

February 5, 2017 by  

Kadimah School is New Zealand’s only Jewish day school. The school offers a special focus on Jewish education from pre-school to year 8. Read more

New Zealand Foreign Minister Murray McCully’s office vandalised

January 5, 2017 by  

New Zealand Foreign Minister Murray McCully’s North Shore office in Auckland vandalised with pro-Jewish graffiti early this week in response to New Zealand’s co-sponsoring of a UN anti-settlement resolution. Read more

New Zealand sailor Jo Aleh inducted into Jewish Sport Hall of Fame

January 2, 2017 by  

New Zealand Olympic sailing champion Joanna (Jo) Aleh has been inducted in the International Jewish Sports Hall of Fame. Read more

Israel bans New Zealand ambassador

December 28, 2016 by  

New Zealand’s ambassador to Israel has been banned from entering the country as Israel continues to retaliate against a UN decision to condemn settlements. Read more

Israeli Omer clinches Gold in Youth Sailing World Championships in New Zealand.

December 21, 2016 by  

Israeli Yoav Omer arrived in New Zealand to compete in the 2016 Aon Youth Sailing World Championships…and won gold. Read more

Muslim cleric stood down for hate speech

November 23, 2016 by  

An Auckland-based Muslim cleric who delivered a series of hate speeches has been permanently stood down. Read more

Anti-Semitic teachings in New Zealand

November 22, 2016 by  

Anti-Semitic teachings in New Zealand have been revealed in a shocking new video featuring Shaykh Dr Mohammad Anwar Sahib. Read more

Protests over NZ-Israel Trade Relationships

November 11, 2016 by  

A meeting planned in Auckland today to foster trade relationships with Israel has created tension. Read more

New Zealand sailor Jo Aleh recognised by World Sailing Athletes’ commission.

October 26, 2016 by  

Five sailors have recently been elected to the World Sailing’s Athletes’ Commission. Read more

New Zealand Christian leader condemns UNESCO resolution

October 20, 2016 by  

A New Zealand pastor has spoken out against a United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization vote on a resolution denying Jewish ties to the Temple Mount and the Western Wall, the holiest site in Judaism. Read more

NZDF engineers deployed to Sinai

October 12, 2016 by  

New Zealand’s Cabinet has agreed to deploy an additional 25 New Zealand Defence Force personnel to an international peacekeeping mission in Egypt’s Sinai Peninsula. Read more

Flotilla mission a media ‘stunt’ for deported Green MP Marama Davidson

October 9, 2016 by  

New Zealand Green MP Marama Davidson has arrived back in New Zealand after being deported from Israel. Read more

New Zealand Minister Parata visits US and Israel for education insights

September 21, 2016 by  

New Zealand Education Minister Hekia Parata is travelling to the United States and Israel to assess leading education systems and to discuss training with scholars and academics. Read more

Film agreement between NZ-Israel receives backlash by human rights campaigners

September 2, 2016 by  

A heated debate gives rise for human rights campaigners who are horrified by a recent film co-production agreement between New Zealand and Israel. Read more

New Zealand sailors battle back a hard-earned silver at Rio

August 22, 2016 by  

New Zealand yachting produced a stand out performance on the final day of the Rio Olympics regatta, taking three medals, including gold. Read more

New Zealand authors publish new book to challenge Holocaust denial

August 18, 2016 by  

New Zealand writers and filmmakers, Lance and James Morcan are planning to adapt their recent book for a television documentary series to stamp-out Holocaust deniers. Read more

Nazi flag on display in Southland Museum sparks debate

August 14, 2016 by  

A World War II Nazi flag is currently being displayed in the main room of a South Canterbury Museum as part of their RSA’s centenary celebration. Read more

Misleading ‘map of lies’ billboard returns to Auckland CBD

June 26, 2016 by  

A misleading billboard known as the “map of lies” supported by the Palestinian Human Rights Campaign (PHRC) is back on display again after being previously removed by Advantage Media for the misleading nature of the maps. Read more

New Zealand is ‘near zero’ when it comes to commercializing innovation, Israeli entrepreneur says

June 3, 2016 by  

New Zealanders are well known for their ‘kiwi ingenuity’, but Israeli entrepreneur Isaac Bentwich, says our ideas have “near zero” commercial value. Read more

New Zealand Holocaust Centre offers ‘ground breaking’ programme to high school students in South Canterbury

May 19, 2016 by  

South Canterbury High School students are the first in New Zealand to engage in a new programme that raises awareness and knowledge about the Holocaust. Read more

New Zealand farmers scammed by Facebook fraudsters

May 1, 2016 by  

A sheep farming couple in Te Kuiti were conned by scammers after trying to buy millions of dollars in Facebook shares. Read more

Head On Photo Festival exposes New Zealand men

April 22, 2016 by  

This year’s Head on Photo Festival showcases the work of New Zealand photographer Ilan Wittenberg – a new collection of monochrome images of bare-chested New Zealand men. Read more

Ex-New Zealand PM Helen Clark in the race for UN head

April 7, 2016 by  

New Zealand’s former prime minister Helen Clark has announced she is planning to run for the position of next UN secretary-general. Read more

New Zealand charitable trust funds Israeli Alzheimer centre

March 17, 2016 by  

The Ramat Gan Alzheimer Research and Treatment Centre will benefit from a US$500,000 donation from the Lady Marion Davis Memorial (Hospitals) Foundation. Read more

Gay and Lesbian persecution highlighted at NZ Holocaust Centre lecture

March 6, 2016 by  

The largely unspoken life stories of the persecution of gay men and lesbians were highlighted at an open lecture this weekend at the Holocaust Centre of New Zealand in Wellington. Read more

New Zealand Signs New Film Co-Production Agreement with Israel

March 4, 2016 by  

A new film co-production agreement between New Zealand and Israel was cemented this week at the New Zealand Film Commission (NZFC) in Wellington. Read more

Pictures from Jerusalem

February 14, 2016 by  

An Auckland-based award-winning photographer is giving New Zealanders the opportunity to see the real Jerusalem through a recent exhibition. Read more

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