exploring, discerning and engaging the deep diversities of planet earth


News: EarthDiverse is pleased to announce its 2019 class offerings for Term 4. Term 4 classes begin the week of Monday 14 October 2019 and run through Friday 13 December 2019. Religious Diversity Classes for Term 3 are being held in Hamilton, Tauranga and Te Awamutu. Language classes in both Hindi (हिन्दी) and Hebrew (עִבְרִית‎) are currently being offered. New language classes in Hindi, Urdu and Hebrew will start again in February 2020. For information on these classes please click here, or use the Classes link in the menu above.

News: Statistics New Zealand has just released it’s Level 1 figures from the 2018 New Zealand Census on Monday 23 September 2019. The 2018 Census figures on New Zealand’s Religious Diversity have been summarised by EarthDiverse and are available for download on our Publications page here.

News: We also plan to add a links section in the coming weeks that details minority community organisations (e.g. Indian organisations and associations), and bibliographies on published academic research on minority communities in Aotearoa New Zealand.


Sunday 20 October: ANNUAL INTERFAITH SERVICE: The Waikato Interfaith Council is pleased to announce its annual Interfaith Service, to be held at the Hamilton City Council Reception Lounge, Garden Place, Hamilton, on Sunday 20th October from 4:00-6:00pm, with representatives from Waikato’s Buddhist, Christian, Hindu, Jewish and Muslim communities. Come join us in an interfaith celebration of our various spiritualities, meet members of other faith and belief communities, and stay and mingle for an early light supper and informal conversation. This event is family friendly, free, and open to the public.

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site last updated 8 October 2019.