Rahma Siraj wins Eileen Bone Award

Rahma Siraj wins Eileen Bone Award

Congratulations to Rahma Siraj from Naenae College, winner of this year’s Eileen Bone Award. The Eileen Bone award is a scholarship of $1000 given to help fund a first year of study at the Victoria University of Wellington. Rahma says about the award: I came to...
Humanist Society of New Zealand elects new President

Humanist Society of New Zealand elects new President

The Humanist Society of New Zealand has today announced the election of Sara Passmore as President, with a commitment to work on behalf of New Zealanders who are not religious and provide them with a crucial voice in public life. In the last census, over 41% of New...
Nepal Earthquake Appeal

Nepal Earthquake Appeal

A 7.9 earthquake has caused extensive damage in Kathmandu, Pokhara and surrounding areas. At this stage information is limited. Phone lines are down but news is being sent out to overseas friends via Facebook. We have news that students and staff of the SOCH Ambience...
International Campaign calls for End of Blasphemy Laws

International Campaign calls for End of Blasphemy Laws

The Humanist Society of New Zealand is today among the founding partners heading a new, unified campaign for the abolition of “blasphemy” laws worldwide. The End Blasphemy Laws campaign is being run by a new International Coalition Against Blasphemy Laws bringing...
HSNZ statement on Charlie Hebdo attack

HSNZ statement on Charlie Hebdo attack

The Humanist Society of New Zealand is appalled and deeply concerned by the recent attack on the offices of the magazine Charlie Hebdo in Paris, France, on Wednesday 7 January that resulted in the deaths of twelve people and the wounding of eleven others, four of them...