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From Mahometan to Kiwi Muslim: history of NZ's Muslim population

  • Written by Eva Nisa, Lecturer in Religious Studies, Victoria University of Wellington
New Zealand Muslims have come from several parts of the world, including Pacific Islands, Asian countries, the Middle East and Africa.AAP/Martin Hunter, CC BY-SA

Muslims make up just over 1% of New Zealand’s population and one might assume most are new to this country. But historical accounts document that Islam first arrived in New Zealand...

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