The NZ Interfaith Group welcomes you in the spirit
of understanding and cooperation between all of the faiths in
Aotearoa New Zealand.
The NZ Interfaith Group is an affiliation of a variety of interfaith groups that have been active in different
parts of New Zealand over the past 20 years. Members of many faiths
are represented in these various groups that operate independently but often gather for national forums.
For more information
about this site, please contact Paddy Payne:
firstname.lastname@example.org or 021-505-215.
Participants at the 2016 National Interfaith Forum in Auckland
Between the 4th and 12th of November, Auckland's diverse faith groups will open their doors to introduce us to their faiths and ways of worship. Come along and get to know our neighbours!The kick off ceremony begins at the Auckland Islamic Centre, Avondale on Saturday 4th November at 2:30 PM.To find out more and to keep up to date with the events as they occur, please visit our Facebook page by clicking here. A flier is available here.
Next year's Interfaith Forum, which was to be hosted by the Christchurch Interfaith Society in March 2018, has been cancelled. Due to unforeseen changes in their personnel, the Society is no longer able to host an event of this scale, and apologise for any inconvenience caused.We will keep you posted if any other city offers to host a Forum next year.
Week of Prayer for World Peace is an opportunity for people of all
faiths to pray in their own gatherings or with people of other faiths
for world peace. The Week will be observed in New Zealand from 15 - 22 October in 2017.
A leaflet has been produced with prayers, readings and
affirmations from many faiths to use each day. The theme of the leaflet
is developed for worldwide distribution by the Week of Prayer for World
Peace multi-faith committee based in Great Britain.
communities throughout New Zealand are encouraged to celebrate the week
both in their observances and together with people of different faiths.
For further information or to order leaflets for your community to use
Week of Prayer or use this
Toronto - acclaimed
the most diverse city in the world and home to six million
Canadians - has been chosen as the host city of the 7th Parliament of the
World’s Religions, to be convened from 1 to 7 November 2018.
More than 10,000
people will participate in the 2018 Parliament, which will last for
seven days and comprise more than 500 programs, workshops, and
dialogues, alongside music, dance, art and photography exhibitions, and
related events presented by the world’s religious communities and
historic 1893 World’s Parliament of Religions in Chicago, modern
Parliaments have attracted participants from more than 200 diverse
religious, indigenous, and secular beliefs and more than 80 nations to
its international gatherings in Chicago (1993), Cape Town (1999),
Barcelona (2004), Melbourne (2009), and Salt Lake City (2015). These
Parliament events are the world’s oldest, largest, and most inclusive
gatherings of the global interfaith movement. Professor Mark Toulouse,
Co-Chair of the host committee, believes that “the selection of Toronto
was a perfect match for the Parliament.”
More information is available here.
Welcome to the Wellington Council of Christians and Jews. Our council brings together Christian and Jewish Communities in a common effort to overcome the evils of prejudice, intolerance and discrimination between people of different of religions and ethnicity. We are affiliated to the New Zealand Council of Christians and Jews, and the International Council of Christians and Jews http://www.iccj.org/.
Here on our web site, you can find out more about the council, join the CCJ, download publications, listen to recordings of our past public meetings, or contact us.
Auckland Interfaith CouncilPres: Mrs Ruth Cleaver,
email@example.comVice Pres: Jocelyn Armstrong,
firstname.lastname@example.orgGeneral Enquiries: email@example.comFacebook: Auckland Interfaith Council Website: www.aucklandinterfaithcouncil.org.nz
Waikato Interfaith CouncilSec: Mr Todd Nachowitz,
www.waikato-interfaith.orgFacebook: www.facebook.com/WIFCOTwitter: twitter.com/WIFCONZ
Tauranga Interfaith CouncilRev John Hebenton TSSF, John.HebentonTSSF@gmail.com, 021-679-202
Facebook: Tauranga Interfaith Council
Palmerston North Interfaith CouncilMary Eastham, firstname.lastname@example.org
Wellington Inter-Faith CouncilPres: Dr Khalid R Sandhu QSO, email@example.com, 021-384-747Vice Pres: Anne HaynesSecs: Vanessa Borg and Simonette FerreiraTreasurer: Dr Pushpa Wood ONZM
Christchurch Interfaith SocietyDianne Downward
Dunedin Interfaith CouncilChair: Geoff MitchellSec: Ruth Groffman
Dunedin Abrahamic Interfaith GroupChair: Dr Haizal Hussaini,
firstname.lastname@example.org Sec: Ken Baker, email@example.com www.dunedininterfaith.net.nzfacebook.com/www.dunedininterfaith.net.nz
of Otago House385 Queen StreetP.O. Box 5543Auckland 1141New Zealandemail: firstname.lastname@example.org: www.rdc.org.nzfacebook: www.facebook.com/ReligiousDiversityCentretwitter: twitter.com/RDCANZ