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Wellington Buddhists

Wellington Buddhists

These two Buddhists, Rohit Vig (left) and Varadevi, were photographed in Wellington in February 1997. While Christianity has always been the dominant religion in New Zealand, recent immigrants have brought other religions with them, and have made local converts.

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Alexander Turnbull Library, Dominion Post Collection (PAColl-7327)
Reference: EP/1997/0510/22A
Photograph by Craig Simcox

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John Wilson, 'Society - Religion and the churches', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/2534/wellington-buddhists (accessed 16 October 2018)

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