Story: Waikato region

Sikh gurdwara (1st of 3)

Sikh gurdwara

The Sikh gurdwara (temple) at Te Rapa was the first in New Zealand when it opened in 1977. There has been an Indian community in the Waikato region since the 1930s.

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New Zealand Sikhs
Photograph by Harpreet Singh

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Nancy Swarbrick, 'Waikato region - Politics and social change', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/27161/sikh-gurdwara (accessed 3 July 2020)

Story by Nancy Swarbrick, updated 1 Jul 2015