Long nights in NZ make Ramadan less of a challenge

Shorter fasting days during the Islamic holy month could be the attraction to draw wealthy Muslim tourists to New Zealand, a University of Auckland academic says.

In New Zealand Ramadan runs for a month over the shortest winter days.

This means MuslimsIn New Zealand fast for just about 11 hours each day — one of the shortest in the world — compared to more than 20 hours in Europe or about 15 hours in the Middle East. Continue reading

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