Pearl of the Islands Foundation (PIF) in collaboration with Belong Aotearoa had the great pleasure of organising a public talk on ‘Promoting social cohesion between refugees and host communities’ on the 17th of February.
In a display of celebrating religious diversity and unity, the Pearl of the Islands Foundation (PIF) and congregation from the Holy Trinity Cathedral joined together for a Christmas Lunch, in Newmarket.
Islam, Christianity, and Judaism are all religions with their roots going back to Abraham. Our inaugural panel discussion, titled ‘Peaceful Communities: Faiths for Social Justice’ took place in early November at the Holy Trinity Cathedral, in Parnell.
Khairiah Rahman and Tayyaba Khan presented a talk on ‘Islam & Muslims in New Zealand Media’ in Newmarket on the 16th of October.
The Pearl of the Islands Foundation & Khadija Leadership Network co-hosted a dinner in Ōtautahi (Christchurch) to acknowledge some of the first responders of the March 15 terror attacks.
Pearl of the Islands picked up the Community Service Award and Yasir Demirbas was decorated with runner-up Young Muslim New Zealander of the year at this year's New Zealand Muslim Awards.
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.
The Maori New Year (Matariki) was celebrated for the first time at the Pearl Centre by the Pearl of the Islands Foundation (PIF) as part of our Cultural Nights series. Close friends of PIF, Angela Rauhihi and Doug Rawiri...
The 2nd annual Diversity & Dialogue Iftar dinner with Massey University saw over 70 guests attend. Dr Jeffrey Stangl, Executive Director of Strategic Partnerships, welcomed guests on behalf of Massey University while Abdul Celil Gelim, Director at PIF, shared...
Pearl of the Islands Foundation, Dunedin Abrahamic Interfaith Group (DAIG) and Otago University (OU) hosted its first-ever Iftar dinner. 50+ people attended including faith and community leaders, management from the University, academics, and advocates for peace and racial equity....