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Israel Institute demands answers to NZ abstention on important UN vote

Israel Institute of New Zealand director, Dr David Cumin, is demanding to know who was responsible for a ‘bizarre’ decision by New Zealand to …

NZ “aids terror” at UN as US-led resolution condemning Hamas fails

New Zealand voted for a historic United States-led resolution against Hamas terror at the United Nations, along with 87 other countries. There were 36 …

Holding Palestinian leaders to account

Interviewing the Palestinian Authority’s chief negotiator, Saeb Erekat, at the Berlin Foreign Policy Forum for the German media outlet Deutsche Welle, Tim Sebastian asked …

Jonathan Medved, OurCrowd CEO

Jonathan “Jon” Medved, OurCrowd CEO, talks to IINZ co-director, Dr David Cumin. The OurCrowd Global Investor Summit will be held on 07 March, 2019, …

NZ increases support to corrupt UN body

New Zealand has recently announced it will contribute a further $1.5m to the UN Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA) in addition to its $1m …

New Zealand participates in “planned assault on Israel” at UN

Last week, the United Nations General Assembly’s decolonization committee, which includes all 193 member states, adopted nine resolutions against Israel, and zero on the …

Israel Institute condemns hate speech at Vodafone Music Awards

Israel Institute of New Zealand director, Dr David Cumin, has condemned a speech given at the recent Vodafone Music Awards by the lead of …

Another barrage of terror from Gaza: hundreds of rockets indiscriminately fired

Some 400 rockets have been indiscriminately fired from Gaza into Israel in the past 24 hours. At least one elderly man was killed in …

An MP’s call to arms

There can be no doubt about the rising tide of antisemitism around the world. All too often New Zealanders think they are immune from …

New Zealand’s selective outrage raises questions of ideology

Former New Zealand Prime Minister, Robert Muldoon, famously said “New Zealand’s foreign policy is trade” but New Zealand has recently condemned a human rights …

The most remarkable cavalry campaign that liberated a city and a religion

Last year New Zealand commemorated the centenary of the Battle of Bersheva – where the Australian Lighthorse Brigade and the New Zealand Mounted Rifles …

Israel Institute rejects fine on Kiwi BDS supporters

Support for ‘Boycott, Divest and Sanctions’ (BDS) advocates’ right to free speech has come from a surprising source with Israel Institute of New Zealand …

Ambassador Nikki Haley: the most popular US politician

United States Ambassador to the United Nations, Nikki Haley, has announced her resignation from the position. This has come as a surprise to many …

Israel70 – New Zealanders celebrate and support Aliyah

A multi-cultural event was held in Auckland’s Waipuna Lodge last weekend to celebrate Israel’s 70th anniversary. It was supported by representatives of Christian, Jewish, …