"LANKA NIGHT 2012" - New Zealand-Sri Lanka Foundation has once again organized its most successful annual event the December 31st Night Dinner Dance.
The President of the foundation, Ranjith Randeniya told SriLankanz that the New Zealand-Sri Lanka foundation creates this opportunity for all of you to get an excellent start for the new year 2013 with your family, friends and the loved ones by participating the “LANKA NIGHT 2012” at Alexandra Park, Function centre, Greenlane, Epsom, Auckland in
Venerable Elle Chanda Wimala Thero Commemorating Pinkama – Auckland Centre for Buddisit Learning has commemorated Ven. Elle Chanda Wimala Thero the founder of ACBL for the 4th time. There was a Sangika Dhana Pinkama on 30 December 2012 at the Auckland Buddhist Centre, Bank Rd, Mt Wellington.
New Zealand Sri Lanka Buddhist Trust held a Blood Donation camp at Sri Lankaramaya Temple, Otahuhu, Auckland on Thursday 27 December 2012 from 9.00am to 3.00pm to commemorate the Asian Tsunami and to show our gratitude to the New Zealand Government and its people for their generosity. The camp was organised for the 8th consecutive year and was very successful. Over sixty participants have donated blood.
Srilankaramaya of Auckland held all night long Pirith chanting on Friday the 2nd followed by the Katina ceremony of the temple on Sunday the 4th of October 2012. About twenty resident monks of all Sri Lankan Buddhist temples in New Zealand and the Buddhist monks from all Buddhist temples including Vietnam, Burma, Laos, Thailand in Auckland participated in this most religious annual activity of the temple.
The Katina Cheevara (New Robe) was offered to Venerable Walgama Munindrawansa Thero,