Advocacy of Sikh Legal Rights

Case 1 – Legality of the Sikh Kirpan on Aircrafts The founder of Sikh Aware Harpreet Singh played a significant role in the discussions with AVSEC (Aviation Security New Zealand) to legalize Sikh Kirpans with a blade upto 6cm on all domestic and international flights departing from New Zealand. Today, the website of AVSEC clearly [...]

Presentations in Schools on the Sikh Religion beliefs

The volunteers of Sikh Aware have visited various schools across New Zealand. Sikh Aware conducts 30 minute sessions through which we explain the significance of the Turban, what is inside the turban, why Sikhs do not cut their hair and the significance of the Sikh Articles of faith worn by Sikh Students. These sessions help [...]

COVID-19 Relief

Campaign 1 - Free Delivery of Grocery In March 2020, the COVID-19 epidemic reached the shores of New Zealand. During this period, Sikh Aware carried provided a free grocery delivery for those across New Zealand who needed to self-isolate. This included those returning from overseas, the elderly and vulnerable and also those who were having [...]

Sikh Aware Kirtan Academy

Learn Kirtan at Home For Adults and Children Don't have time to leave home for Kirtan classes? Learn Kirtan and Tabla right from the comfort of your home. Register Here Limited evening session times available on a first come first serve basis.

Sikh Aware Kids Channel

The Kids of the Sikh Aware Gurmat School have recently started their own channel to spread the message of Sikhi and help other children (and adults) learn more about Gurbani. The videos on this channel are made by children and even edited by children themselves. Through this video series, we aim to propagate the vocabulary [...]

Scholarships to Needy Students

Sikh Aware has been actively involved in providing scholarships and financial assistance to needy students from all religions in New Zealand and across the world. Sikh Aware in association with Akhand Kirtani Jatha International NZ, World Sikh Parliament and Bhai Sahib Randhir Singh Trust UK have approved financial assistance and scholarships for 300+ students in [...]

Sikh Aware is a New Zealand Based Charity providing a education about the basics of Sikh Religion and also act as a support service for those who experience anti-Sikh discrimination, bullying or hatred.

Sikh Aware aims to to resolve social conflict through positive dialogue and Sikh Awareness sessions. Sikh Aware carries out various awareness activities to support the Sikhs.

It is not meant to be a replacement for the Police Service. In case of an emergency please call 111.

If you have faced any of these situations, we are here to support you.

Bullying or teasing at school?

Targeted on public transport?

Threatened or physically attacked?

Non-payment of wages or Employment Dispute?

Harassment or abuse online?

Discrimination at work or university?

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