Back to listNov 16, 2008

New SGI Center Opens in Wellington, New Zealand

081129wellington_ctr.jpg SGI-New Zealand members at new center’s opening

On November 16, 2008, the SGI-New Zealand Wellington Center opened in Wellington, New Zealand's capital. SGI-New Zealand General Director Jimi Wallace, SGI-Oceania Chair Richard Sasaki and some 200 members attended the opening ceremony, which also commemorated November 18, Soka Gakkai Founding Day. SGI President Daisaku Ikeda sent a congratulatory message, expressing his hope that the members will use the new facility as a venue for friendship and dialogue, thereby contributing to their community.

[Adapted from an article in the November 26, 2008 issue of the Seikyo Shimbun, Soka Gakkai, Japan]