His Holiness the Dalai Lama in New Zealand: Day 1

December 5th 2009

Auckland, New Zealand, 4 December 2009 - His Holiness the Dalai Lama arrived in New Zealand to a colourful welcome from 200 or more wellwishers at Auckland Airport.

Shortly after arrival, His Holiness met with the Leader of the Opposition, Phil Goff (Lab) together with co-chair of the Parliamentary Lobby Group for Tibet, Darien Fenton (Lab).

Tomorrow His Holiness will have a round of meetings and interviews before giving a public talk to 6000 or more on the topic 'A Peaceful Mind'.

His Holiness' arrival was met with heavy rain, but this is due to clear for the weekend.

Simon Harrison
Secretary, Dalai Lama Visit Trust New Zealand


 

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