Ram Lingam explains the meaning of the Hindu Feast Magh Snan
Rod Oram reflecting on COP26
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Glasgow" for the Religious Diversity Centre Aotearoa New Zealand during the time of COP26
Link to the official website of COP26
Here is a short version of the video recorded at the event: https://vimeo.com/642214720/cb2ea1331c Full Video of the event: https://vimeo.com/636026569/c13af84850
The Presentation of a Statement to the Government from Religious Leaders and Interfaith Groups of Aotearoa New Zealand regarding our national commitment to the COP26 in Glasgow, Scotland (November 2021) in Wellington, 19 October 2021
Reflecting on the Maori and Pasifika voices at COP26 - Jenny Te Paa Daniel (RDC Co-Chairperson) in conversation with Sunlou Liuvaie (Pasifika Trust, Palmerston North) and Rod Oram (New Zealand journalist, connecting from Glasgow, Scotland)
Prayer and Meditation Vigil Launch of Scottish Interfaith Week
Rod Oram in conversation with Paul Blaschke
Statement presented to Minister James Shaw for COP26
Zoroastrianism is an ancient religion - and is all about Wisdom
Youth Leadership Council - Application
RDC Trustee Professor Edwina Pio, member of Kāpuia, the Ministerial Advisory Group on the Government’s Response to the Royal Commission of Inquiry into the terrorist attack on Christchurch mosques has…
The Trust Board is happy to support the following two RDC 2021 Research Projects: The national Religious Literacy surveyThe survey will gain evidence of the level of religious literacy in…
Questions asked by the audience of the webinar. Answers by Prof Douglas Pratt and Prof Paul Spoonley. Here are further questions that were asked during or right after the Webinar…
In this Webinar the panellists are going to look at the Proposals against Incitement of Hatred and Discrimination with a special focus on protecting members of religious communities.
Debbie Miller, the educator at Beth Shalom in Auckland, explains why food is important for religious practices in Judaism. https://youtu.be/5S8bBKMs9XU
The second hui on Emergency Management took place in the Avondale Islamic Centre.
These 6 Hui across the Auckland Region are organised in cooperation between Auckland Emergency Management and The Religious Diversity Centre. Places-of-Worship-flyer-ALLDownload
King Abdullah II UN WIHW 2021 Prize for Wellington Interfaith Council
The Sikh Religion - it's origins and meanings
Leadership Diversity Days 2021: An opportunity for the next year’s school leaders to meet together, to listen to students of diverse faiths and backgrounds and to discuss and formulate ideas about what being a New Zealand leader means.
Trustees of the Religious Diversity Centre were present at the 2021 celebrations for the end of the Ramadan, the Muslim month of fasting
Prof Douglas Pratt, RDC Trustee, has published a new book.
The National Interfaith Forum, held every two years and last year postponed due to Covid-19, is now scheduled for May 2022. The Forum will be hosted by the Tauranga Moana…
Youth Programme: Discussions and Sharing at Leadership Diversity Days
The RDC joined many other faith and interfaith groups in making a submission on the Climate Change Commission draft report to the Government.
Anthony Green is a Trust member of the Religious Diversity Centre.The Muffin Talk interview with him is on the topic of Ramadan. Listen to the interview here. Here is a…
The Jewish community celebrated Pessach on 3/4 April and 7 weeks later, on 17/18 May, they will celebrate the feast of Shavuot. Listen to the interview on Muffin Talk with…
Ramadan - what is about?
The Christian celebration of Easter - explained for people of all faiths
Baha'i Faith & New Year
Religious Leaders Forum 2021
Book Launch: Reimagining Faith and Management
Concepts explained: The meaning of light in Hinduism, Judaism and Christianity
Jewish Feast Days explained: Purim
Perspectives from young people
Prof Douglas Pratt explains the importance in understanding Religion & Time
People long distance on the screen, people gathered in the room, trustees and guests - all were able to take part in lively discussion at the AGM of the Religious…
Strategising for an unknown world
Panel 2 - Beyond the Bubble: Where to for our community in a diverse world? Panellists and Facilitator All four panellists, while representing particular faiths, will bring into the conversation…
Series of 4 Webinars in 2020
Beyond the Bubble: Where to for our community in a diverse world - Post panel report As a country, in moving on from the closure that the sentencing of the…
Beyond the Bubble: Where to for our community in a diverse world?Religious and cultural perspectives For more information click here As a country moving on from the closure that the…
New ways of being and doing after our pandemic lockdown
Teaching about religions in New Zealand schools Teaching about religions in New Zealand schools has been a priority concern expressed by the annual national Religious Leaders Forum hosted by the…
Jewish Muslim students dialogue around the table The Religious Diversity Centre hosts Jewish-Muslim students dialogues each year in Auckland and in Wellington. Facilitated by RDC Trustee, Professor Paul Morris and…
Launch of The National Statement on Religious Diversity in 2019
The National Statement on Religious Diversity (3rd edition, 2019)
Summary of Religious Diversity in New Zealand (2018 Census) based on the numbers provided by Stats New Zealand (2019)
“How do we ensure that religion is seen as a benefit to the workplace?” was the question posed by Professor Edwina Pio, Auckland University of Technology Director of Diversity recent…
The Religious Diversity Centre Trust held its annual AGM on Sunday 12 August, discussing the past year, future programmes and upcoming events. Professor Edwina Pio presented her research and recent…
From 28th-30th July 2018, the interfaith movement in New Zealand came together for its biannual New Zealand National Interfaith Forum (NIFF), held in Wellington this year and organised by the…
French young adults Coexister interfaith visits Four French students spent ten days in New Zealand during November 2019. They were away from home for seven months in order to visit…