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Posts Tagged ‘ religion ’

Mosque open day designed to educate locals about Islam

Aug 26th, 2014 | By | Category: Radio News



Ramadan in Wellington

Jul 23rd, 2014 | By | Category: Diversity, Radio News



‘No religion’ is now capital’s most popular

May 26th, 2014 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

The latest census shows there are now more people living in Wellington City without religion than there are who believe in Chrisianity.



It’s not all about Israel for Jewish voters in the United States

Nov 6th, 2012 | By | Category: Featured Article, Features, Front Page Layout, News, Student Features

Four Jewish Americans reflect on politics with ERIN KAVANAGH-HALL about their pre-election concerns at home and in Israel.



Marae and mosque – how Kiwis are attracted to overlapping customs

Mar 30th, 2012 | By | Category: Diversity, Featured Article, Features, Front Page Layout, Student Features

Similarities between Islam and Maori culture are leading more Maori to embrace Islam, reports MOHAMMAD NAZAYER.



Sex a safe election topic in Lower Hutt house of God

Nov 22nd, 2011 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Candidate tosses in his own question for opponents.



Quake vigil at last Christchurch church

Jul 14th, 2011 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Interfaith youth community organises candlelit gatherings.



Muslim directory 2nd edition may be last

Feb 16th, 2010 | By | Category: Latest News, News

Muslim author says he can’t afford to fund another print run.



Staring’s rude – but Kiwis do it anyway

Jan 12th, 2010 | By | Category: Diversity, Front Page Layout, Latest News, News, Picture story

NewsWire reporters dress in Muslim garb to test curiosity.



Right crowd celebrates one love music festival

Dec 8th, 2009 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Wellingtonians lap up sound of roots and reggae music.



I’m an atheist and I’m OK

Dec 7th, 2009 | By | Category: Featured Article, Front Page Layout, Newsroom Blog

Spreading the good word, atheist style, KYLIE KLEIN NIXON examines why she chooses not to believe.



Smacking is no part of Pacific culture

Nov 30th, 2009 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Research shows Pacific ‘smacking culture myth’ wrong.



Inner city church finds new ways to attract young people

Nov 18th, 2009 | By | Category: Featured Article, Features, Front Page Layout, News

What happens on Sunday evenings at Presbyterian St John’s in Wellington is unconventional, writes SABRINA DANKEL.



Assyrians gather in Kilbirnie for Martyrs Day

Aug 12th, 2009 | By | Category: Diversity, Front Page Layout, Latest News

Wellington Association remembers massacre in Iraq.



Religion alive and well in student’s daily life

Jun 3rd, 2009 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Fellow students understand the need for prayer.



Vaccine prevents cervical cancer: but what about the moral issues?

Mar 14th, 2009 | By | Category: Featured Article, Features, Front Page Layout, Student Features

A cervical cancer vaccine has raised heated debate among religious groups. So what do New Zealand’s Catholics think of Gardasil? SARAH CODDINGTON finds out.



Morality concerns greet new cancer vaccine

Mar 6th, 2009 | By | Category: Latest News, News

Catholics divided on whether Gardasil encourages promiscuity.



Can an atheist tolerate God?

Feb 20th, 2009 | By | Category: Opinion

I have almost always considered myself an atheist. I have never considered myself religious.

But, due to a story I’m writing, I spent the majority of this last glorious Sunday at a Mormon church.

Now I’m listening to Make Yourself (Incubus album about how you should think for yourself), trying to regain my scepticism. And my good sense.



Community split on religious clubs in schools

Oct 15th, 2008 | By | Category: Latest News, News

Just over half support Supakidz programme in eight city schools.