Ad-Deen Mosque, Taihape Islamic Centre

The highest Islamic Centre in New Zealand, standing at 440m above sea level

Location - Taihape

3 tui street, taihape


We are on State Highway 1. Taihape is situated 141km south of Taupo, 102km north of Palmerston North and 144km west of Hastings, North Island, New Zealand. It has an altitude of 440m above sea level and has a population of about 1500 people.

The nearest town north of Taihape is Waiouru where the Waiouru Army Museum is located. The nearest town south of Taihape is Mangaweka which is 20km south.


All of us in the Muslim community in Taihape are Employer, employees and families of Straits Kitchen Halal Malay Restaurant. We are at 59 Hautapu Street, Taihape and only 180 metres away from the Islamic Centre. Straits Kitchen are open daily from 1130am to 4pm and 5pm to 9pm.

Taihape Town Hall, next to BP Connect


There are two bus companies that currently stop here outside the Taihape Town Hall or the iSite at regular intervals. They are InterCity Buses and Naked Buses.

Other bus companies that do come at other times include Mana Bus, Kiwi Experience Bus, Stray Travel Bus and other private tourist buses that stop 20m from the Mosque.

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