Upcoming Events

Wellington Diwali festival

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Diwali - also known as the 'Festival of Lights' - is Wellington's local Indian and South East Asian communities' most vibrant cultural celebration. The lighting of lamps at Diwali expresses happiness and welcomes light and prosperity. This will be celebrated on Sunday 16 October at the TSB arena - 1:30 to 10:00 p.m. 

Karunai Illam Trust will be there in the midst of this celebration once again this year holding an information stall for...

Jean's recent trip to Nilakottai

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“I have just returned from an interesting, lively 3 month’s stay at the Illam. I found the children happy, healthy and motivated in their studies.

A volunteer from Australia was there helping at the school. A few days later nine young Indian students from the DHAN Academy came to stay, then two Englishmen, (also students) arrived. They enjoyed interacting with the Indian students and the children.

It was good to have Angela over for a fortnight....

KIT Newsletter - April 2011

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In this issue - Contributors Evening, News from Nilakottai, Artwork at LIFE Center, Mr Khader's Garden Update and a note from Raghini regarding news of the Christchurch earthquake. View the link below to download the newsletter in PDF format.

Michael Harris Returns

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Michael Harris one of our trustees has just returned from a fabulous trip to the Illam and has interesting notes to share with us on activities at the Illam and DHAN Foundation.

Biking for funds!

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Christy Harcourt, one of our young Welingtonian supporters, is riding her bike 160km around Lake Taupo this November to raise money for the Illam. Christy has also been busy organizing a number of other fund-raising events in Wellington in the run-up to her November challenge.

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