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Teaching about Religions in New Zealand schools

Teaching about religions in New Zealand schools has been a priority concern expressed by the annual national...

The Social Studies textbook “Discovering Diversity’ was written by Jocelyn Armstrong and published by Pearson

On 20 June Jocelyn Armstrong, Co-Chairperson of the Religious Diversity Centre, and the Venerable Amala Wrightson Sensei, Chair of the Buddhist Council,...

Religious Diversity Programmes

Religious Diversity Workshops and Professional Development Seminars Innovative and highly interactive, the RDC workshops and seminars are designed for...

Marc Rivers

CFO, Fonterra Co-operative Group Ltd Fonterra Co-operative Group Ltd, CFO, Auckland, New Zealand - Baha'i

The Ven Amala Wrightson

Sensei Founder of Auckland Zen Centre, Founder and Former Chairperson of the New Zealand Buddhist Council, member of the...

Ricky Waters

Coordinator of the Unitec Institute of Technology Mutti-Faith Chaplaincy Team Coordinator of the Unitec Institute of Technology Mutti-Faith Chaplaincy...

Ehai Verpal Singh

Radio Broadcaster Radio Broadcaster, Researcher, Writer, Editor. - Sikh

Selva Ramasami

A delegate to the 6th Asia-Pacific Regional Interfaith Dialogue in Indonesia 2012. Experienced community work in legal, policy and finance areas particularly...

Professor Edwina Pio

University Director of Diversity, Auckland University of Technology University Director of Diversity, Auckland University of Technology, Professor in the...

Professor Paul Morris

Emeritus Professor of Religious Studies, Victoria University of Wellington Emeritus Professor of Religious Studies, Victoria University of Wellington; UNESCO...

Jon Lamb

Manager Each element can be added and moved around within any page effortlessly. All the features you need are...

Dr Jenny Te Paa Daniel

Co-Chairperson RDC Trust Te Mareikura, National Centre Peace and Conflict Studies, Otago University, Teacher and writer on race politics,...

Jocelyn Armstrong

Co-Chairperson RDC Trust Retired secondary school teacher, former ecumenical leader, inter-faith educator, researcher and writer; Co-Chairperson. - Christian

The Rt Hon Helen Clark

Patron of The Religious Diversity Centre The Religious Diversity Centre was launched in Parliament Building in Wellington in March...

Religious Development Seminars

RELIGIOUS DIVERSITY CENTRE NOW OFFERING PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT SEMINARS IntroductionThe Religious Diversity Centre (RDC) now offers a series of Professional Development Training Seminars to...

Christian-Muslim relations by Prof. Doug Pratt

Join us for a 3-part talk series by esteemed Professor Douglas Pratt on Christian-Muslim relations. 1 - History of...

Ramadan

Ramadan 2020 Page 1: Ramadan, the fasting month for Muslims worldwide Page 2: Ramadan, restrictions in New Zealand under...

Lockdown Continuing

Manaakitanga – may we value it into the future- without the need of a crisis! That is a key...

Press release after mosque attack 2019

Press Release Friday 15 March 2019 The Religious Diversity Centre is shocked and dismayed at the violence enacted today...

Religious diversity anti-discrimination workshops

Planning is underway for the Centre’s new programme of  ‘Religious Diversity and Anti-discrimination’ workshops, to be held around...

The second religious leaders meeting – 2018

The Religious Diversity Centre host the second national meeting of religious leaders National...

Immigration workshop for religious workers

The RDC was pleased that on Saturday 27 October 2018  a workshop brought together representatives from religious communities and...

National interfaith forum held in Wellington (28-30 July 2018)

From 28th-30th July 2018, the interfaith movement in New Zealand came together for its biannual New Zealand...

The first religious leaders meeting – 2017

RDC HOSTS FIRST NATIONAL MEETING OF RELIGIOUS LEADERS IN AOTEAROA The Religious Diversity Centre organised and hosted the inaugural...

Dr Maureen Sier speaks at New Zealand Parliament about “Protecting Religious Freedom and Diversity: The Role of Government in Interfaith Organisations in Promoting Social...

Dr Maureen Sier, Director, Interfaith Scotland Dr Maureen Sier, Director of Interfaith Scotland, based in Glasgow, was a guest...

Religious Diversity Centre attends KAICIID meeting in Vienna

Jocelyn Armstrong, RDC Trust Chairperson, was in Vienna on 26 February 2018 at the launch of the first “Interreligious Platform for Dialogue...

RDC receives a visit from a French youth interfaith group

Four French students spent ten days in New Zealand during November 2017. They are away from home for...