Warm and colourful opening for Auckland’s North Shore gurdwara

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Auckland mayor Mayor Philip Bruce Goff at Gurdwara Sahib North Shore opening on 9 March 2019 – Photo: Chris Darby Facebook page
By Asia Samachar Team | NEW ZEALAND |

More than 5,000 Sikhs from took part in the opening of the newest gurdwara in Auckland, New Zealand.

“It was a warm and colourful celebration,” said Auckland councillor Chris Darby in a social media entry on the opening of the first gurdwara in Hillcrest today (9 March 2019).

Auckland mayor Mayor Philip Bruce Goff was one of the dignitaries at the opening of Gurdwara Sahib North Shore managed by the North Shore Sikh Society.

The North Shore is part of the urban area of Auckland, New Zealand, located to the north of the Waitematā Harbour. Now part of the Auckland, it was at one time had a population of 229,000, making it the fourth most populous city in New Zealand prior to the 2010 reorganisation.

Gurdwara Sahib North Shore opening on 9 March 2019 – Photo: Chris Darby Facebook page

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