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New Publication announced - by Anis Rahman

Dr Anis Rahman launched his publication entitled "A Brief History of Waikato Muslim Association". This took place at the Waikato Community Inclusivity Symposium held at the Waikato University. The day-long Symposium was attended by over 100 invited dignitaries and community members. Dr Rahman presented a copy of the publication to Hamilton Mayor and some other guests. A copy of this publication is now available from our Masjid office for $20, which barely covers the cost of printing and materia...

November 26, 2022

WMA Annual General Meeting 2022

Waikato Muslim Association is having it’s Annual General Meeting on Saturday 12 November at 5pm. We would encourage all members of the Association to attend. For more details please see the agenda in the attached AGM notice....

November 11, 2022

Hamilton Prayer Times Released for November 2022

Waikato Muslim Association has released the prayer times for November 2022 (Jumadal-Awwal 1444). The new moon of the month of Jumadal-Awwal was spotted on the 28th of November so it will be the 4th of Jumadal-Awwal on the 1st of November The times are given for each congregational prayer at the Hamilton Masjid at 921 Heaphy Terrace, Claudelands. The time each prayer begins in Hamilton is given also in case you are unable to make it to the masjid. The times are provided in a PDF document that you...

October 31, 2022

Hamilton Prayer Times Released for October 2022

Waikato Muslim Association has released the prayer times for October 2022 (Rabi Al-Awwal - Rabi Al-Thani 1444 in the Islamic calendar). The new moon of the month of Rabi Al-Awwal was spotted on the 27th of September so it will be the 4th of Rabi Al-Awwal on the 1st of October. The times are given for each congregational prayer at the Hamilton Masjid at 921 Heaphy Terrace, Claudelands. The time each prayer begins in Hamilton is given also in case you are unable to make it to the masjid. The time...

September 29, 2022

Hamilton prayer times released for August 2022

Waikato Muslim Association has released the prayer times for August 2022 (Muharram-Safar 1444 in the Islamic calendar). The new moon of the month of Muharram was not sighted on Friday night so the month began today.The times are given for each congregational prayer at the Hamilton Masjid at 921 Heaphy Terrace, Claudelands.The time each prayer begins in Hamilton is given also in case you are unable to make it to the masjid.The times are provided in a PDF document that you can save, download, prin...

July 31, 2022

Hamilton prayer times released for July 2022

Waikato Muslim Association has released the prayer times for July 2022 (Dhul-Hijjah 1443-Muharram 1444 in the Islamic calendar). The new moon of the month of Dhul-Hijjah was sighted last night. The times are given for each congregational prayer at the Hamilton Masjid at 921 Heaphy Terrace, Claudelands. The time each prayer begins in Hamilton is given also in case you are unable to make it to the masjid. The times are provided in a PDF document that you can save, download, print and share. See th...

July 1, 2022

New Hamilton prayer times released for May 2022

Waikato Muslim Association has released the prayer times for May 2022 (Ramadan-Shawwal 1443 in the Islamic calendar). The times are given for each congregational prayer at the Hamilton Masjid at 921 Heaphy Terrace, Claudelands. The time each prayer begins in Hamilton is given also in case you are unable to make it to the masjid. Printed copies will be available today if Allah wills. Find these in the brochure holders (next to the submission boxes) in the men's and women's lobbies of the Hamilt...

May 2, 2022

Stage 2 of the mosque refurbishment

Waikato Muslim Association is currently undertaking work to complete the Stage 2 of the mosque refurbishment. We are thus launching a fundraising appeal to raise $150,000 urgently. This cost is being raised through donations of 150 Musallahs at $1000 each. Please contribute towards as many Musallahs as you wish to attain eternal blessings of Allah SWT. Please read more about this and how to donate in the attached brochure. Bank account details: Account Name: Waikato Muslim Association Account Nu...

April 7, 2022

Ramadan fasting to commence on 4 April 2022

Fasting will commence on 4 April 2022 as the new moon of the month of Ramadan was not sighted on Saturday 2 April 2022 (29 Shaban 1443H). Taraweeh (optional prayers during Ramadan) will commence at the Hamilton Masjid at 921 Heaphy Terrace, Claudelands, after Isha (night prayers) on Sunday 3 April. Facilities are available for ladies to pray Isha and Taraweeh in the main prayer hall. Wudu facilities for ladies are available in the madrassa building due to ongoing renovations in the masjid b...

April 2, 2022

Hamilton Ramadan timetable released for 2022

Waikato Muslim Association has released the times for keeping and breaking fasts in Ramadan 1443H. The timetable is provided in a PDF document that you can save, download, print and share. Printed copies can be found in the brochure holders (next to the submission boxes) in the men's and women's lobbies of the Hamilton Masjid and upstairs in the lobby of Waikato Islamic School of Education. See the Ramadan 2022 timetable here. Ramadan is the ninth month of the Islamic calendar, observed by Mus...

April 1, 2022

Hamilton prayer times released for April 2022

Waikato Muslim Association has released the prayer times for April 2022 (Shaban-Ramadan 1443).  The times are given for each congregational prayer at the Hamilton Masjid at 921 Heaphy Terrace, Claudelands. The time each prayer begins in Hamilton is given also in case you are unable to make it to the masjid. The times are provided in a PDF document that you can save, download, print and share.Printed copies will be available Friday 1 April if Allah wills. Find these in the brochure holders (...

March 29, 2022

Hamilton prayer times released for March 2022

Waikato Muslim Association has released the prayer times for March 2022 (Rajab to Shaban 1443 in the Islamic calendar). We strongly encourage members to attempt to sight the new moon of the month of Shaban in the twilight of Thursday 3 March 2022 (29 Rajab 1443H). The times are given for each congregational prayer at the Hamilton Masjid at 921 Heaphy Terrace, Claudelands. The time each prayer begins in Hamilton is given also in case you are unable to make it to the masjid. The times are provided...

February 28, 2022

Hamilton Masjid reopens Thursday 24 February 2022

The Waikato Muslim Association Inc advises that the Hamilton Masjid at 921 Heaphy Terrace, Claudelands will be open for all daily prayers beginning with Fajr (dawn) prayers on Thursday 24 February 2022. "We are grateful to everyone for their patience and understanding while the masjid was closed," said Asad Mohsin, President of the Waikato Muslim Association Inc. The masjid was closed for deep cleaning after it was learned that a COVID-19 positive case visited the masjid for Maghrib (sunset...

February 23, 2022

Hamilton Masjid closed until 23 February 2022

The Waikato Muslim Association Inc advises that the Hamilton Masjid at 921 Heaphy Terrace, Claudelands will be closed for three days until 23 February 2022 because a COVID-19 positive case visited the masjid recently. "One of the worshippers who attends our masjid has informed us he has tested positive for COVID-19. We pray for his full and swift recovery and thank him for informing us," said Asad Mohsin, President of the Waikato Muslim Association Inc. "While the masjid has not been formal...

February 20, 2022

Waikato Muslim Association urges: check Hamilton COVID-19 locations of interest

The Waikato Muslim Association Inc reminds everyone in Hamilton to check the COVID-19 contact tracing locations of interest regularly and follow the health instructions if you were at a location on the same date and time shown."The number of cases in the community has been increasing over the past month. Locations of interest are updated hourly and include a number of places in Hamilton," said Asad Mohsin, President of the Waikato Muslim Association Inc."For example, we have offered ou...

February 7, 2022

Hamilton prayer times released for February 2022

Waikato Muslim Association has released the prayer times for February 2022 (Jumadal Akhirah to Rajab 1443 in the Islamic calendar).These include the time for each congregational prayer at the Hamilton Masjid at 921 Heaphy Terrace, Claudelands.The time each prayer begins in Hamilton is given also in case you are unable to make it to the masjid.The times are provided in a PDF document that you can save, download, print and share.See the February 2022 prayer times here....

January 30, 2022

Hamilton prayer times released for January 2022

Waikato Muslim Association has released the prayer times for January 2022 (Jumadal Awwal to Jumadal Akhirah 1443 in the Islamic calendar). These include the time for each congregational prayer at the Hamilton Masjid at 921 Heaphy Terrace, Claudelands. The time each prayer begins in Hamilton is given also in case you are unable to make it to the masjid. The times are provided in a PDF document that you can save, download, print and share. See the January 2022 prayer times here....

December 28, 2021

Hamilton prayer times released for December 2021

Waikato Muslim Association has released the prayer times for December 2021 (Rabi ul Akhir to Jumadal Awwal 1443 in the Islamic calendar). These include the time for each congregational prayer at the Hamilton Masjid at 921 Heaphy Terrace, Claudelands. The time each prayer begins in Hamilton is given also in case you are unable to make it to the masjid. The times are provided in a PDF document that you can save, download, print and share.See the December 2021 prayer times here....

November 30, 2021

Get vaccinated to come to the Hamilton Masjid from 3 December 2021

Get vaccinated to come to the Hamilton Masjid at 921 Heaphy Terrace, Claudelands, Hamilton from 3 December 2021. That is the date the government's new COVID-19 Protection Framework comes into effect."The Executive Committee has decided to use vaccination certificates," said Asad Mohsin, President of the Waikato Muslim Association Inc."This means there will be no limit on the number of people who can enter the masjid and no requirement for physical distancing when the new 'traffic light' system i...

November 26, 2021

Jum'ah Prayer Schedule Alert Level 2 Friday 26 November 2021

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November 25, 2021

Jum'ah Prayer Schedule Alert Level 2 Friday 19 November 2021

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November 18, 2021

Hamilton Masjid reopens tomorrow under Alert Level 2 - what you need to know

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November 16, 2021

Hamilton prayer times released for November 2021

Waikato Muslim Association has released the prayer times for November 2021 (Rabi ul Awwal to Rabi ul Akhir 1443 in the Islamic calendar). The time each prayer begins in Hamilton is given, to use at home while the masjid is closed due to COVID-19 alert level 3. The times are also given for each congregational prayer at the Hamilton Masjid at 921 Heaphy Terrace, Claudelands. These will apply when the masjid reopens when the COVID-19 alert level permits. The times are provided in a PDF document tha...

October 30, 2021

Waikato Muslim Association 2021 AGM delayed

The Waikato Muslim Association Inc's 2021 Annual General Meeting (AGM) has been delayed until February 2022 due to the ongoing disruptions caused by COVID-19. "I would like to assure all members that the only reason for this delay in holding our AGM is due to the COVID-19 pandemic. I am also keen like all of you to see our Masjid open and meet our community members," said Asad Mohsin, President of the Waikato Muslim Association Inc. "I am personally keen to hold the AGM as soon as possible so we...

October 23, 2021

Hamilton Masjid remains closed: get vaccinated to end lockdowns

The Hamilton Masjid at 921 Heaphy Terrace, Claudelands, Hamilton remains closed as COVID-19 Alert Level 3 is extended until 11:59pm on Wednesday, 27 October 2021. "Vaccination is our best tool to stop the virus and end lockdowns - book yours today here. The locations of walk-in and drive-through vaccination centres are available here," said Asad Mohsin, President of the Waikato Muslim Association Inc. Waikato Muslim Association is hosting a COVID-19 Vaccine Q & A Session via Zoom at 7p...

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