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Loreen and Kylie at Coffee Culture in Rolleston

Loreen (right) and Kylie were matched in August 2018 as part of the IHC Volunteer Friendship programme. Kylie was very excited to have a new friend to take her out. Here they are enjoying a drink and...

Date 2018
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection IHC Christchurch Volunteer Friendship programme collection

Jacob and Nicholas in Rolleston

Jacob (right) and Nicholas are friends as part of the IHC Volunteer Friendship programme. They enjoy getting out and about in their local community of Rolleston.

Date 2019
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection IHC Christchurch Volunteer Friendship programme collection

Jacob and Nicholas at Foster Park

Jacob (left) and Nicholas are friends as part of the IHC Volunteer Friendship programme. They enjoy getting out and about in their local community and are pictured here at Foster Park in Rolleston.

Date 2020-01-01
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection IHC Christchurch Volunteer Friendship programme collection

Jo, Cassie, Jacob and Nicholas at Foster Park

Jo (right) and Cassie (second from right) are friends as part of the IHC Volunteer Friendship programme. Jo and Cassie are visiting Foster Park in Rolleston where they spent some time with another...

Date 2020-01-01
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection IHC Christchurch Volunteer Friendship programme collection

Jo and Cassie at Foster Park

Jo (right) and Cassie are friends as part of the IHC Volunteer Friendship programme. Jo and Cassie enjoy having fun, playing games, going for walks and, as shown here, visiting the local playground at...

Date 2020-01-01
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection IHC Christchurch Volunteer Friendship programme collection

A close up view of five-year-old trees at Rolleston

Newspaper caption: Afforestation in Canterbury.

Date 1927
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection Weekly Press

Ploughman's Grill at the Rolleston Tavern

Interior and exterior views of the Ploughman's Grill at the Rolleston Tavern on Main South Road.

Date 1981-10-09
Format Negative
Resource Type Image
Collection 1981 Christchurch Star negative strips

Rolleston detention centre under construction

Views of the detention centre under construction at Rolleston. The centre, scheduled to open on & June 1972, will house up to 60 offenders between the ages of 16 and 21, and will be the first in the...

Date 1972-05-29
Format Negative
Resource Type Image
Collection 1972 Christchurch Star negative strips

Venerable Makuldeniye Somarathana Thero

Venerable Makuldeniye Somarathana Thero during the opening ceremony of the Dhamma hall at Samadhi Buddhist Vihara in May 2017. Samadhi Buddhist Vihara was established under the leadership and...

Date 2017-05-17
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection Samadhi Buddhist Vihara collection

Buddha Statue at entrance

This is a buddha statue outside of the premises of Samadhi Buddhist Vihara. It was offered by the Thai Buddhist Community during the opening ceremony of the former vihara premises in Springs Road 2010...

Date 2021-05
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection Samadhi Buddhist Vihara collection

Sath Budu Vandana

සුඛෝ බුද්ධානං උප්පාදෝ. ලොව්තුරා බුදුරජාණන් වහන්සේලාගේ ලොව පහළ වීම තුන්ලොවට සැපයකි. Sath Budu Vadana is a meritorious remembrance of the last seven buddhas who come to pass. In this event Buddhists...

Date 2018
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection Samadhi Buddhist Vihara collection

Buddhist flag at Samadhi Buddhist Vihara

The Buddhist flags at Samadhi Buddhist Vihara considered as a universal symbol of Buddhism. The flag will be raised during most of the Buddhist occasions. The flag includes six vertical bands...

Date 2020-11
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection Samadhi Buddhist Vihara collection

Katina robe holder (රන් සිවි ගෙය) with robes

Katina robe holder (රන් සිවි ගෙය) and robes in preparation for the Katina Perahera held at Samadhi Buddhist Vihara.

Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection Samadhi Buddhist Vihara collection

Sil programme for children in 2017

Venerable Makuldeniye Somarathana Thero conducted the Sil Programme for children organised by the Sri Lankan Language and Cultural School in 2017. The Sinhala word "Sil" is derived from the Pali word...

Date 2017
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection Samadhi Buddhist Vihara collection

Lighting oil lamp to open ceremony

Opening ceremony of the Dhamma hall at Samadhi Buddhist Vihara in 2017. The chief incumbent of Samadhi Buddhist Vihara, Venerable Makuldeniye Somarathana Thero and Venerable Jambugahapitiye Dhammaloka...

Date 2017
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection Samadhi Buddhist Vihara collection

Holder of Katina robe (රන් සිවි ගෙය)

Katina robe holder (රන් සිවි ගෙය) and robes (චීවර) in preparation for the Katina Perahera held at Samadhi Buddhist Vihara.

Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection Samadhi Buddhist Vihara collection

Class with Venerable Tenzin Thero

Venerable Tenzin Thero conducting dhamma session for children in English medium organised by the Sri Lankan Language and Culture School in 2017. Mrs. Kalyani Padukkage Coordinator, Dhamma School is...

Date 2017
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection Samadhi Buddhist Vihara collection

Buddhist monks practicing bhāvanā

Ven. Maduwanwela Dhammasiddi Thero (Left) and Ven. Karandagahamada Dhamma Wisuddhi Thero (Right) practicing bhāvanā. Ven. Maduwanwela Dhammasiddhi Thero was ordained in 2008 and received higher...

Date 2021-08-05
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection Samadhi Buddhist Vihara collection

Bodhi tree sapling from 2019 to 2021

The Bodhi tree sapling arrived at Samadhi Buddhist Vihara in Rolleston in 2019. The picture shows the growth of the Bo tree from 2019 to 2021.

Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection Samadhi Buddhist Vihara collection

Main Buddha statue in Dhamma hall

This is the main iconic buddha statue reside inside the Samadhi Buddhist Vihara Dhamma hall. This was offered to the vihara in October 2002 by one of the devoted family who was residing in...

Date 2021-07-17
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection Samadhi Buddhist Vihara collection