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Under the direction of Lisa Brickell, the multi-ethnic cast members of iChoose wowed the 210 strong audience at the dress rehearsal of the show held at the Soka Gakkai International of NZ Culture Centre in Ellerslie, Auckland on Saturday 23 February.
The dress rehearsal was held ahead of the roll-out of the programme in ten Auckland high schools the following week. Among the audience were Labour MP for Mangere, Su’a William Sio and his teenage daughter, Dale Ferris (National Network for Stopping Violence), Johnnie Black and Christina Barruel from the Peace Foundation, teachers and students from Albany Senior High School, Kelston Boys High School, Waiuku College and Epsom Girls’ Grammar, parents and friends of the cast and members of SGINZ.
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Radio New Zealand’s Sonia Sly produced this program for their Spiritual Outlook series. It aired on Sunday 20 May. Based on the weekly lunchtime chanting session at the Wellington Centre it introduces the SGINZ movement, Buddhist philosophy and peoples experience of chanting.
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Sowing Seeds of Hope
Making its debut show at a school in New Zealand, the SGI - Earth Charter joint exhibition, Seeds of Hope, was on display at
Wellington High School in the Social Sciences department.
Seeds of Hope Exhibition on display
The exhibition was received really well by students and staff according to Head of Social Sciences Faculty, Henry Hollis who had seen the exhibition on display at the Ruth Gottlieb library in Kilbirnie, Wellington.
“We’ve had a huge number
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