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EVENT: Noah’s Pudding 2018

The Pearl of the Islands Foundation works to form and strengthen bonds with communities within Auckland and the greater New Zealand. We aim to promote dialogue and education through our established institutions and platforms. We envision an enlightened society...

Diwali Cultural Night

The Pearl of the Islands Foundation works to form and reinforce bonds with communities within Auckland and the greater New Zealand. We aim to promote dialogue and education through our established institutions and platforms. We envision an enlightened society...

ANZAC Day 2017

ANZAC Day is an important date for Australians, New Zealanders and for Turkish nationals as well. The day is an opportunity to commemorate the soldiers, on both sides, that served their country.  

Ramadan 2017

Ramadan in 2017 will begin on the 26th of May. PIF will host a number of Iftar dinners throughout the holy month. Ramadan is the ninth month of the Islamic calendar and Muslims worldwide commit to fasting during the...

Friendship & Dialogue Iftar Dinner

PIF has been organising series of Ramadan Iftar dinners for over a decade. These Iftar dinners, held during the Islamic holy month of Ramadan, are a great opportunity for individuals to engage in first-hand cultural exchange and consequent dialogue arising...

2016 Wellington Iftar Dinner

Our organisation is hosting a number of Iftar dinners during the month of Ramadan. One important dinner for us will be the night in the Parliament House in Wellington. We welcome all government individuals, MP’s, interfaith leaders, academics, fellow...

ANZAC VIP Tour 2015

PIF has been directly engaged with schools around Auckland to organize ANZAC Study Tours to Turkey over the past few years. Next year, for the first time, CEO Yalcin Solak and Director Kerem Caliskan will be taking a group...

End of Year Family Function

This year our employees, volunteers, board members, the wider community and their families will be having their end of year camp in Rotoroa’s Sudimo hotel. Friends and families from the Turkish community will spend time together and enjoy their time...