Free Meditation Classes with the Sri Chinmoy Centre

The Golden Boat

Sri Chinmoy Centres in New Zealand

Sri Chinmoy Centre Global


Sri Chinmoy Centre Enterprises in New Zealand

The Lotus-Heart vegetarian restaurant in Christchurch, New Zealand

The Lotus-Heart

Established by Sri Chinmoy's students in 1997, The Lotus-Heart is a vegetarian restaurant in Christchurch, New Zealand. Serving a wide variety of excellent vegetarian and vegan cuisine, The Lotus-Heart also offers gifts and health products. The Lotus-Heart »

Gandharva Loka – the world music store in Christchurch, New Zealand

Gandharva Loka

Established by Sri Chinmoy's students in 2008 in Christchurch, New Zealand, Gandharva Loka offers a broad range of musical instruments from around the world that represent the global diversity of the universal language of music. Gandharva Loka »


Education

Golden Grove School – Montessori Primary/Intermediate School, Onehunga, Auckland

Golden Grove School

Children at the Golden Grove School learn in an intimate family setting. The school is located in a beautifully renovated historical building overlooking the Port of Onehunga. It is carefully prepared with the Montessori materials that set the child up for independent, interactive and stimulating learning. Golden Grove School »


Friends in the Music Realm

Monk Party

Monk Party

Monk Party is a father and son duet that performs the music of Sri Chinmoy vocally and on a variety of instruments from around the world. We were very grateful to host Monk Party in 2017 at the Tauhara Centre in Taupō and we are looking forward to seeing them again in 2018. Monk Party »

Martin Doyle Flutes

Martin Doyle Flutes

Martin Doyle is an Irish flute maker whose simple system wooden flutes are renowned for their ease of playing and quality of tone. Based in the County Clare, Ireland, Martin produces high-quality flutes, with or without sterling silver keys and tuning slides, that are used predominantly in Irish and Scottish traditional music. Martin also crafts wooden baroque flutes and wooden headjoints for western concert flutes. Martin Doyle Flutes »

Ronan Browne

Ronan Browne

Ronan Browne is an Irish musician and composer who plays the uilleann pipes. Ronan plays pipes and sings with the band Cran, and also plays in a duet with Peter O'Loughlin. He was the original piper with both Riverdance and the Afro Celt Sound System. Ronan Browne »


Support in the Community

Quality Print – commercial printers in Taupō, New Zealand

Quality Print

We are very fortunate to receive support for our printing needs from the Taupō based commercial printer Quality Print. Many thanks to Shawn and Cathy Vennell and all the kind staff at this eco friendly, award winning and community spirited enterprise. Quality Print »

The Cozy Corner café in Taupō, New Zealand

The Cozy Corner

Wholesome and nutritious food with just a hint of naughty! At The Cozy Corner, we believe that eating healthy, fresh, food from the land is good for your mind, body and soul. We strive to bring you the freshest ingredients to create innovative meals that are equally healthy as they are delicious! The Cozy Corner »

REAP Central Plateau

REAP Central Plateau

REAP (Rural Education Activities Programme) is an organisation that facilitates lifelong learning and community well being. It provides facilities and resources to a large number of community service and educational organisations including the Sri Chinmoy Centre. REAP Central Plateau »


Peace-Loving Friends

Tauhara Centre

Tauhara Centre

The Tauhara Centre is a peaceful retreat and conference centre that is perched above Acacia Bay overlooking Lake Taupō. The Sri Chinmoy Centre gratefully cherishes the very warm and ongoing relationship we have had with the Tauhara Centre since the 1980s. Tauhara Centre »

The Peace Foundation

The Peace Foundation

The Peace Foundation (Foundation for Peace Studies Aotearoa/New Zealand) offers innovative and quality programmes, services and resources that are used in many schools, homes and communities – both in New Zealand and overseas. The Peace Foundation »


Our Precious Environment

Greening Taupō

Greening Taupō

Meditation Central proudly supports the efforts of Greening Taupō – a grassroots community service organisation that offers opportunities for local residents and businesses to participate in a conservation initiative with regular native tree planting days each year. Greening Taupō »

Kids Greening Taupō

Kids Greening Taupō

Kids Greening Taupō is an environmental education programme that is based on the work of Greening Taupō. It provides a link between local schools and Greening Taupō, whereby students lead real-life projects to increase biodiversity and solve environmental problems.
Kids Greening Taupō »

Tongariro Project

Tongariro Project

Tongariro Project is a grassroots environmental organisation that is inspiring New Zealanders and international visitors to connect physically, emotionally and spiritually with the unique Tongariro National Park and the surrounding areas. Tongariro Project »

Blue Duck Project

Blue Duck Project

The Blue Duck Project is a charitable organisation that wants the blue duck/whio to be common again on the Tongariro and other rivers within the Central North Island, giving this rare native bird a chance to thrive once more in their only natural habitat. Blue Duck Project »

Waipahihi Botanical Gardens

Waipahihi Botanical Gardens

Waipahihi Botanical Gardens are home to flowering trees and srubs such as rhododendrons, camellias and azaleas which are strategically intermingled with native forest trees and other feature plantings that are maintained by members voluntarily. Waipahihi Botanical Gardens »