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In keeping with our teachings, our committee work should be done in the simplest way possible so we reserve our energy for the voyage. Are we in danger of our duties and projects providing too much “preoccupation”? When reviewing the activities of the committee over the past year this question did come up in my mind. With that thought in mind I offer you the following report of our activities. Sign-in to read

Autumn Gardening Day at Hobson Crescent
About fifteen people gathered at Hobson Crescent on Saturday, 19 March 2016, to conduct Autumn maintenance work on the gardens. Much that was old was cut away, four large sacks worth plus a bin-full, in fact, and space was created for new growth next Spring.

The evidence of all the blissful work is in the tidy results, seen in the photos with this article. Sign-in to read

John Norfolk's Eightieth Birthday
Larry submitted this great image of John cutting the cake, with Yvonne looking on. Big congrats John from all of us!! Sign-in to read

‘Aunty & the Star People’ now available on DVD
Many of us saw this remarkable full-length film, brought to us through Gerard Smyth and Jo Coffey, about the life of WSG member Jean Watson. She was the inspiration behind the Karunai Illam children’s home, which has done so much for poor children in south India.  Many others did not have the opportunity - and constantly we have been ask... Sign-in to read

Report from Tai Walker’s daughter about the unveiling of Tai’s headstone
Tai Walker's unveiling was held on Sunday 25 Oct 2015, at  Mihimarino urupa, Tuparoa, which is based at Te Heapera Marae, just outside Ruatoria. The day started grey, but brightened up just before the unveiling started. We sung a hymn Mum wanted at her tangi, the minister taught us all that morning! It was windy but lovely. The stone was almo... Sign-in to read

The WSG's Summer Meditation Week at “Strathean”, Te Horo, N.Z., will be held Sunday 14th to Sunday 21st February 2016.  The timetable will include three periods of meditation (half hour each), and one discussion group per day (approx one hour) with material presented for discussion. Periods of quiet and useful work ... Sign-in to read

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