Following the Culture Arts and Food Experience event on November 14th, and to top off the already amazing day, Abbott Venerable Choje Lama Shedrup arrived at the Gisborne airport for a week-long stay, received by the resident Venerable Lama Lobsang...

Culture Arts and Food Experience


On November 14th, 2009, Gisborne's Culture, Arts, and Food Experience ("CAFE") invited the entire community to Te Wananga o Aotearoa's Whirikoka campus to celebrate the cultural diversity and interconnectedness of our cultures, indigenous or otherwise, in traditional food, art, and...

On Saturday 13th September 2008 Abbot Ven. Choje Lama Shedrup, and Gisborne Mayor Meng Foon, on behalf of Palpung Kagyu Samten Choeling Tibetan Buddhist Trust, officially opened Palpung Kagyu Samten Choling Tibetan Buddhist Centre in Gisborne. Link to Gisborne Herald...