About MMA

Manawatu Muslims Association (MMA) was established in 1980 and has brought together Muslims from all over the Manawatu region. MMA currently owns the Palmerston North Masjid, which is the largest mosque in the region and serves over 1,000 Muslims resident in Manawatu and visiting from all around the world. The Masjid premises consist prayer halls for men and women, tenancy area, teaching and library facilities, play areas, maintained gardens and catering facilities. MMA is funded by FIANZ and donations from our Muslim community.

Current Executive Committee 

  1. Brother Zulfiqar Haider Butt (President)
  2. Brother Ibrahim Bahadly (Vice President)
  3. Brother Atif Rahim (Treasurer)
  4. Brother Syed Qazafi Anjum (General secretary)

Committee Members:

  1. Sister Lina Lateef (Committee Member)
  2. Sister Samah Andy (Committee Member)
  3. Brother Abdul Rashid (Committee Member)
  4. Brother Dr. Naser (Committee Member)
  5. Brother Riaz Rehman (Committee Member)
  6. Brother Ahmad Al Jiab (Committee Member)
  7. Brother Haji Mohammad Amin(Committee Member)
  8. Brother Dr Mohammed Tellawey (Committee Member)
  9. Brother Hazim Arafeh (Committee Member)
  10. Brother Rafay Temuri (Committee Member)

Manawatu representatives for FIANZ (2015-17)

  1. Dr Zulfiqar Haider Butt
  2. Rashad Syed