• TALK: Altruists without Borders: The concept of Service in Contemporary Society

    TALK: Altruists without Borders: The concept of Service in Contemporary Society

    Pearl of the Islands Foundation had the pleasure in bringing Dr Jon Pahl, Professor at United Lutheran Seminary in Philadelphia, to New Zealand to speak on altruism and the Hizmet Movement.

  • PIF presented with 2 awards at the NZ Muslim Awards

    PIF presented with 2 awards at the NZ Muslim Awards

    Pearl of the Islands picked up the Community Service Award and runner-up Young Muslim New Zealander of the year at the 2019 New Zealand Muslim Awards.

  • Iftar dinner at Beth Shalom possibly a first in New Zealand

    Iftar dinner at Beth Shalom possibly a first in New Zealand

    Beth Shalom co-hosted an Iftar Dinner with the Pearl of the Islands Foundation (PIF). This was a first for Beth Shalom and possibly a first in New Zealand where a Synagogue hosted Muslims for the daily breaking of the fast during the holy month of Ramadan.

  • ‘Iftar at the Cathedral’ aims to create social harmony

    ‘Iftar at the Cathedral’ aims to create social harmony

    The Holy Trinity Cathedral (HTC) hosted its 3rd annual Ramadan Iftar dinner and its 2nd in collaboration with the Pearl of the Islands Foundation (PIF) to enhance understanding, break stereotypes, and build bridges. The act of coming together under the same roof to break-fast and celebrate the Ramadan spirit was commended by over 90 guests.