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FIANZ Secretariat

Principal Functions

  • The administration of halal certification and maintenance of halal standards and practises to enable the successful promotion of New Zealand halal meat exports to Muslim countries and Muslim consumers throughout the world.
  • Liaison with the New Zealand meat industry, exporters and overseas halal importing authorities.
  • Selection and supervision of halal slaughtermen.
  • The fostering of good relations between the New Zealand Muslim community and all other New Zealand citizens.
  • Assisting New Zealand Muslims to fully integrate into their local communities and New Zealand society as a whole.
  • Promoting the interests, and enhancing the effectiveness, of the New Zealand regional Muslim associations affiliated with FIANZ with a view to a positive, cooperative, co-existence with other religious and ethnic groups in New Zealand.
  • The development and maintenance of good international relations with:
  • The diplomatic community in Wellington and Canberra.
  • A range of other organisations.
  • The administration of the Islamic Development Bank Scholarship Programme.


Chief Executive Officer
Sultan Eusoff
Tel: (0220) 786 262

Business Development Manager
Asif Koya
Tel: (021) 181 4951

Administration Manager
Imad Yousuf

Quality Manager
Muhammad Waqas
Tel: (04) 387 8023

Executive Assistant
Maksud Patel
Tel: (021) 0389 501

Halal Supervisor - Auckland
Nizam Shah
Tel: (021) 869 864

Halal Supervisor - Lower North Island
Khalid Fakir
Tel: (022) 183 1814

Halal Supervisor - Central North Island
Mohammed Usman Kutti
Tel: (021) 207 4655

Halal Supervisor - Upper North Island
Bashir Awad
Tel: (021) 204 5599

Halal Supervisor - South Island
M Zayd Blissett
Tel: (027) 644 9793

Halal Supervisor - South Island
Ramzan Ali
Tel: (021) 038 9009