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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 …

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 …

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 …

Israel Institute calls on government to distance itself from terrorism

Israel Institute of New Zealand director, Dr David Cumin, is calling on the Government to distance itself from a decision by Labour MP, Dr …

Israel Institute demands a New Zealand response to continuing Hamas attacks on Israel

Israel Institute of New Zealand director, Dr David Cumin, is calling on the Government to strongly condemn the latest round of attacks on Israel …

Israel Institute of NZ urges Government to help prevent Iran obtaining nuclear weapons

Israel Institute of New Zealand director, Dr David Cumin, is urging the New Zealand government to support actions that will prevent the Islamic Republic …

Israel Institute of NZ urges Government to vote against anti-Israel UN resolution

Israel Institute of New Zealand Director David Cumin is urging the Government to vote against a UN resolution criticising the US decision to recognize …

Israel Institute of NZ calls for NZ Government to recognise Jerusalem as Israel’s Capital

Israel Institute of New Zealand Director Dr David Cumin has welcomed today’s announcement of the US decision to recognise Jerusalem as the Capital of …

Two Dozen Legal Experts Condemn UNSC Resolution 2334

A recent UN resolution which condemned Israel and which was sponsored by New Zealand, along with Senegal, Malaysia and Venezuela, has been denounced by two …

Complaints laid against Auckland Muslim leaders and Islamic Republic of Iran diplomat

The Israel Institute of New Zealand has written to the Human Rights Commission and to the New Zealand Foreign Minister over statements made at …