Anne Frank: ‘Let Me Be Myself’ Exhibition tours New Zealand

February 12, 2018 by  
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The Wellington-based Holocaust Centre of New Zealand (HCNZ) has welcomed the exhibition Anne Frank: Let Me Be Myself to New Zealand which has opened in Auckland. Read more

Diplomatic freeze between New Zealand and Israel seen as a “blemish” on World Stage

December 1, 2017 by  
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The diplomatic freeze between New Zealand and Israel is being labeled a “blemish” on New Zealand’s reputation internationally. Read more

Anti-Semitic blogger Brendon O’Connell arrested on arrival to New Zealand

October 29, 2017 by  
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Brendan Lee O’Connell, 46, was jailed in 2011 in Perth after being found guilty of six racial hatred charges – and has failed to claim political asylum in New Zealand. Read more

Historian travels New Zealand to recount Holocaust Denial experience

October 17, 2017 by  
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History aficionados attended an event at University of Otago’s Wellington Campus on the weekend to hear a famous historian share how he overcame an infamous Holocaust denier. Read more

Israeli students receive New Zealand citizenship in Dunedin

October 7, 2017 by  
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Israeli siblings Ari and Michelle Fridman pledged oaths as two of the sixty-eight people to officially become New Zealand citizens at a ceremony in Dunedin this week. Read more

Innovation funding agreement underway for New Zealand and Israel

October 7, 2017 by  
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A new innovation agreement is currently being forged between the New Zealand and Israeli governments. Read more

Muslim cleric stood down for hate speech

November 23, 2016 by  
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An Auckland-based Muslim cleric who delivered a series of hate speeches has been permanently stood down. Read more

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

April 7, 2016 by  
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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 Signs New Film Co-Production Agreement with Israel

March 4, 2016 by  
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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

Kiwi media ‘climbs aboard’ for Gaza

June 26, 2015 by  
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A New Zealand team from Maori Television has joined Freedom Flotilla III, which has just set sail from the port of Messina, Italy to link up with other ships taking supplies to Palestinians in Gaza. Read more

Dialogue and friendship core values for Abrahamic Council relaunch

April 16, 2015 by  
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The Christian and Jewish communities have expanded to included Muslims in an effort to foster dialogue and friendship. Read more

Pop star with a conscience?…asks Keren Cook

March 1, 2015 by  
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I must admit when I saw pop star legend Katy Perry had recently visited Auschwitz death camp, I was surprised and impressed, all at once. Read more

Anglican church apologises for remarks harmful to Jews

February 16, 2015 by  
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The Anglican Church in Aotearoa, New Zealand and Polynesia has issued an apology for ‘hurtful’ remarks made by a bishop in Christchurch, which offended both Jews and Muslims. Read more