By the end of the 20th century, the Russian community in Auckland was large enough to support a Russian Orthodox church and priest. Baptising children into the faith was seen by many parents as a way of ensuring their children would maintain links with Russian culture.
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New Zealand Herald
Reference: 19 January 1998
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