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Wellington City Council and Soka Gakkai International of New Zealand Host United Nations International Day of Peace

posted on 29 September 2012

On a perfect spring day on Friday 21 September, over 100 people gathered to celebrate the United Nations International Day of Peace at the Peace Flame in Botanical Gardens in Wellington.

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SGINZ introduced on Radio New Zealand's Spiritual Outlook program

posted on 21 May 2012

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.

The Buddhism for Lunch meetings are on Tuesday’s from 12 – 1pm at the SGINZ Wellington Centre, Ground Floor, 8 Gilmer Terrace, Wellington Telephone (04) 499-4420. All welcome.

For information on evening meetings in Wellington and around the country please use the form at the bottom of our contact page.

Wellington Mayor Visits SGINZ Wellington Community Centre on Open Day

posted on 1 May 2012

Wellington Mayor Celia Wade Brown was among the visitors at the SGINZ Wellington Centre's Open Day on 28 April 2012.

Mayor Celia Wade-Brown

Mayor Celia Wade-Brown

Members presented short studies on the basics of Nichiren Buddhism and SGI's history. The Seeds of Hope exhibition and the Culture of Peace exhibition were also on display.

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Wellington Leaders Pass Flame for Nuclear Weapons Free World

posted on 26 April 2012

SGINZ in the news -
Scoop has uploaded our press release from the nuclear free event, it contains pictures and comments from the SGI youth.
 
 
Wellington Leaders Pass Flame for Nuclear Weapons Free World
Scoop.co.nz
It was held in conjunction with a public concert jointly hosted by the Wellington City Council and Buddhist group Soka Gakkai International of NZ.  To read more, click on 
http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/CU1204/S00429/wellington-leaders-pass-flame-for-nuclear-weapons-free-world.htm

SGINZ in the news -

Scoop has uploaded our press release from the nuclear free event, it contains pictures and comments from the SGI youth.

Wellington Leaders Pass Flame for Nuclear Weapons Free World

Scoop.co.nz

It was held in conjunction with a public concert jointly hosted by the Wellington City Council and Buddhist group Soka Gakkai International of NZ.  To read more, click on 

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/CU1204/S00429/wellington-leaders-pass-flame-for-nuclear-weapons-free-world.htm