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A Message from the Directors

The Directors of the Israel Institute of New Zealand are grieved by the recent attack on Muslim worshippers in Christchurch. Such acts of hateful …

The Israel Report: Episode 1

The Israel Institute of New Zealand presents The Israel Report. An up to the minute discussion of developments in Israel and the Middle East …

UNHRC continues anti-Israel bias, ignores real violations, turns mandate on its head

The recent United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) report that alleges “Israeli soldiers committed violations of international human rights and humanitarian law… and may …

Reflections on official engagements

On 27 January, New Zealand Minister of Defence, Ron Mark, National Party Foreign Affairs and Trade spokesperson, Tim Macindoe, and other delegates met with …

Amnesty International: From Human Rights To Lies

The recent Amnesty International campaign to outlaw business with Jews living in Judea and Samaria is based on lies and is discriminatory. It is …

Warm welcome for NZ Defence Minister in Israel

A delegation of Kiwi diplomats received a warm welcome from Israeli Prime Minister, Benjamin Netanyahu, this week in Jerusalem. Israeli news reported that Netanyahu …

National MP Alfred Ngaro on Israel and 2334

Christmas Eve will mark  two years since New Zealand’s infamous co-sponsorship of United Nations Security Council Resolution 2334. The then National government joined Venezuela …

UN Security Council fails to take action on Hezbollah

Just one fortnight on from the United Nations General Assembly’s failure to pass a resolution condemning Hamas, the Security Council has failed to take …

NZ government’s ‘vile abstention’

Despite a majority in favour of what would have been a historic resolution condemning terror against Israel, it was not adopted because the general …

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 …