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9th Annual Joint Brass Band Concert

posted on 24 June 2011

Coming soon at the SGINZ centre Auckland: the 9th Annual Joint Brass Band concert. Admission is free. Refreshments are provided.

"Music could perhaps be called the most truly human form of dialogue we are capable of. Though people may differ in the color of their skin, the language they speak, their customs and ways, or the material culture which surrounds them, the power of music makes it possible for them to instantly communicate and respond to each other's innermost feelings."

Daisaku Ikeda

Oceania Peace Conference (OPC) 2011 announced

posted on 24 June 2011

The Oceania Peace Conference 2011 for the Oceania region has been announced under the theme "Writing our own chapter in the history of Human Revolution".

The conference will be held in Wellington from 17 to 20 November 2011. More information will be available soon.

Kosen Rufu Day Celebration 2011

posted on 6 March 2011

On Sunday, 20 March, 1:30pm to 3pm, we are celebrating March 16th, Kosen Rufu Day. On this day in 1958 the responsibility for Kosen Rufu was passed on to the youth.

Everyone is welcome, please join us!

"For the members of the SGI, kosen-rufu means the ceaseless effort to enhance the value of human dignity, to awaken all people to a sense of their limitless worth and potential."

Daisaku Ikeda

New Zealand youth reject nuclear weapons

posted on 5 May 2010

Majority of New Zealand Youth Surveyed Totally Reject Nuclear Weapons

More then two thirds of New Zealand youth reject the use of nuclear weapons under any circumstances, according to the recent nationwide survey.

A slight majority also believe that the New Zealand government is not doing enough to abolish nuclear weapons.

The New Zealand survey was part of an international poll on youth attitudes towards nuclear weapons leading up to the Non Proliferation Treaty (NPT) talks in New York this week.

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