The Kiwi Yatra
last updated 11th June  2013
List of Venues:(click on region for the details) ( Map of NZ )
Auckland - Farm & Temple - Restaurants - Nama hatta - Loft
Carterton - Nama hatta - Spiritual Martial Arts Dojo
Christchurch - Farm - Temple - Food for Life Restaurant - Loft - Gaura Yoga centre
Dunedin - University Programs - Vegetarian clubs
Gisborne - Nama hatta - Vegetarian cooking
Hamilton - Temple - Nama hatta - Vege club
Invercargil - Nama hatta
Katikati - Nama hatta - Varnashram - Vegetarian cooking - Sunday feasts
Kerikeri - Nama hatta
Masterton - Weekly programs
Napier - Nama hatta
Ohope (near Whakatane - EBOP) - Nama hatta - Yoga club
Palmerston North - Nama hatta
Rotorua - Nama hatta
Tauranga - Nama hatta - Sunday feasts
Thames - Nama hatta
Waihi - Nama hatta - Yoga classes - Cross Cultural perspectives
Whangamata (Coromandal Peninsular) - Iyengar Yoga - Nama hatta
Whangarei - Gopal's Takeaway - FFL
Whakatane (Eastern Bay of Plenty) - Yoga - prasadam distribution - Bhagavad Gita classes
Whitianga (Coromandal Peninsular) - Iyengar Yoga - Nama hatta
Wellington - Temple - Higher Taste Cafe
- Gaura Yoga centre (Loft)

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For other devotees dotted around the country

Auckland - Farm & Temple - Restaurants - Nama hatta - Loft
Farm & Temple   (new Temple Opening)
Bhaktivedanta Swami - "Hare Krishna" Gurukul School

Nama hatta

Hare Krishna Community - Iskcon
Coatsville-Riverhead Highway 28.
R.D. 2 Kumeu

Contact: Kalasamvara dasa ACBSP or Radhikatma dasa JPS.

Phone: 09-412-8075

General E-mail:

WWW: The Official Auckland page:, NZHKNetworks ref' Auckland page

Ask about being added to the Auckland Temple Newsletter

Auckland Veda club.
Auckland University - Wellesley St. campus

Its a simple weekly program thats been running for a few years, at Clubspace, where we have a vegetarian prasadam lunch and sometimes show a video. Srila Prabhupada's books are available to browse or buy.

For more information contact Radhikatma dasa JPS

The Loft - Auckland

First Floor, 103 Beach Road,
Auckland City

Phone: (09) 379-7301

Thank you.

Your servants at Bhakti Yoga NZ

Here is the group's description:

Find out information about Bhakti Yoga NZ. Teaching meditation, vegetarian
cooking and holding seminars.

Pure Vegetarian Restaurant

Elliott Stables, 41 Elliott Street
Auckland City,
(09) 379 2710

Lunch from 11:30 am to 3:00pm from Monday to Friday, Dinner opening soon from 5:30pm to 9:30pm

Parking: Wilson carpark on Elliott Street,
Civic carpark on Aotea Square,
Sky City Casino carpark, off street paid parking

Carterton - Nama hatta - Spiritual Martial Arts Dojo
Nama hatta - Spiritual Martial Arts Dojo

103 Taylor St.

Contact: Agni Dev dasa & Swaha Devi dasi (Dennis and Robyn Tapp)

Phone: 025-862-237    06-379-6579



Christchurch - Farm - Temple - Restaurant - Loft
Farm - contact Sadhu dasa

Temple -
Food For Life CHCH

Address:  Temple was destroyed in earthquakes......

email - 


Ask about other communities in the area; Nandaki dasa, Payo', Sadhu and Sankarsan, etc

Ask about being put on their Hare Krishna Times newsletter

Dunedin - University Programs
Otago University Programs - VEDIC CULTURE CLUB - Cooking classes - Vegetarian Club - Sunday feasts
Room 2., Clubs & Societies Building
Albany St.,
contact Jambavati dasi (03) 477 8277

Temple Address:
844., Princes Street.

Contact:  Jambavati dasi

Phone:  03-477-8277



Gisborne - Nama hatta - Vegetarian cooking

Contact:  Bhakta John  (Riverdale)
Professionally trained as a Vegetarian Chef

Phone:  06-867-3145


Contact: Abhay Charan dasa

Phone:  07-855-7742



Waikato University - Hamilton campus

2 days per week serving about 100 plates each day.

for more information

Invercargil - Nama hatta

Contact:  Anurag dasa or Shyama devi dasi

E-mail: or

Katikati - Nama hatta - Varnashram
Nama hatta - Sunday Feasts - Varnashram - Vegetarian cooking - Business Ops

Address:   by personal invitation

P.O.Box:  n/a

2 Contact: Jaya Tirtha Charan dasa, Sundara Gauranga dasa, Bhaktine Rachel, Gaura Nataraj dasa, Sita Seva devi dasi, Trivikram & Sumukhi, Bill & Dwarka Puri devi dasi, Kalavati devi dasi & Vishnu dasa and Karmella, Ganadhiraj dasa & Indira dd & kids, Bhaktine Pam Drysdale, Ramachandra dasa & Sitarani devi dasi & Vraj, Vedavati devi dasi, Gaura Gopal, Kirtida Sundari HERE

Messages for  Trivikram & Sumukhi, Ramachandra & Sita Rani, Cintamani - Rayan & Kalindi 
Sumi & Kiran Patel, Carol & Kumar

Phone:  07-552-0029 (Trivikrama dasa) Family festival

E-mail:   Jaya Tirtha Charan dasa, Gaura Nataraj dasa,

Ask about joining the HKNetworks newsletter mailout


Kerikeri - Nama hatta
Nama hatta - Business Ops - The Soundlounge music shop

Address:    please ring

PO Box 787 Kerikeri

Contact:    Buddhimanta dasa

Phone:   09 407-8422



Masterton - Wairarapa

Weekly Hare Krishna Programmes


Yatin prabhu,        and  Nrtya Gopal Krsna dasa     and
0212622475               and   021 104 3334

Napier - Nama hatta
Nama hatta (Michele White)



Contact:  Chris and Anjalise

Chris and Anjalise, Bh Neil Watts, Vivek - Vaarta - Pulkit et al.


E-mail:  – 


Ohope (Eastern Bay of Plenty near Whakatane) - Yoga club - Nama hatta group

With local programs in Whakatane - Tauranga - Katikati - Opotiki




Contact: Purna Brahma prabhu & Jnana Murthy mataji 

and information about "Retreats"

Palmerston North - Nama hatta (PN - Levin - Sanson)
Nama hatta

Address:     send e-mail


Contact:   Krishnaloka mataji


WWW:  n/a

Rotorua - Nama hatta
Nama hatta

Address:  please ring

P.O. Box:

Contact: Atmananda dasa

Phone:      07-552-0231


WWW:  n/a

Tauranga - Nama hatta
Nama hatta - Bhagavad Gita classes - Vegetarian Cooking classes



Contact:   Bhaktine Rachel or the Katikati devotees

Phone:  0211564822


Thames - Nama hatta
Spiritual Sky Incense & Oils  - Business Ops
Nama hatta

Address:  please ring


Contact:  Girirupadhari dasa

Phone:  (07) 868-1222



Waihi - Nama hatta - Yoga classes
Nama hatta
Vegetarian Cooking classes
Cross Cultural perspectives


P.O.Box:  n/a

Contact: Katikati devotees


Whangamata (Coromandal peninsular)

Contact: Madhumangala dasa & Tulasi Krishna dd,

Restaurante coming soon

Jagannath Family Festival will be in Whangamata - Details


Gopal's vege take away
6 Vine Street , Whangarei ...




Whakatane (Eastern Bay of Plenty) - Yoga - prasadam distribution - Bhagavad Gita classes

Contact: Katikati devotees for now (Note:presently overseas)



Whitianga (Coromandal peninsular)

Contact: Madhumangala dasa & Tulasi Krishna dd


Wellington - Temple - Loft - FFL
Gaura Yoga Centre - Loft -

Yoga Lifestyle Centre
1st floor, 175 Vivian Street
Wellington, New Zealand
Phone (04) 801 5500

Temple Address:  105, Newlands Rd, Newlands


Contact:Jagjeevan dasa - or - Nrtya Gopal Krsna dasa


E-mail:    Ask about joining their newsletter mailout

WWW: HKWellington-page.htm    - Official site:

Sunday temple program is as below:
11.30am to 12.30pm : Kirtan
12.30pm to 1.00pm : Midday Arati
1.00pm to 1.45pm : Discourse 1.45pm onwards :

Hare Krishna Higher Taste Restaurants
Higher Taste
Amazing Vegetarian Cuisine At Down to Earth Prices!

Higher Taste Hare Krishna Restaurant, located on the Lower Ground of the Old Bank Arcade in Central Wellington, is a pure vegetarian restaurant which provides a divine dining experience. Higher Taste not only serves pure vegetarian meals but everything served is first offered to Lord Krishna – thus the meals are not only tasty but truly transcendental. Higher Taste has a seating capacity of 150 guests. A large function hall with sitting capacity of 100 guests is also available for private parties, conferences and marriages.

Higher Taste offers Indian and Chinese cuisines which include tongue tickling starters, exotic rich dishes, varieties of breads, mouth watering sweets and desserts eating at Higher Taste not only satisfies your palate but also elevates your consciousness.

Date: Monday 12 February 2007
Location: Lower Ground, Old Bank Shopping Arcade, Corner Custom House Quay and Hunter Street, Wellington
Phone: 472 2233

Opening times:
Monday to Friday:  9:00am – 9.00pm
Saturday:   11:00 am – 9:00pm

Lunch and dinner take-away are also available.

For bookings and more information call: 472 2233 or 027264 4382
For catering order please kindly call Ram Raghu Das on above phone numbers


Entrance to the restaurant can be either Custom House Quay at the traffic light, corner of Custom House Quay and Hunter Street or Hunter Street side. All Wellington buses go pass Hunter Street turning into Custom House Quay which becomes Willis Street from Lambton Quay junction.

Please help us to promote our new revamped restaurant, which in the new location offers wider choices and extended opening hours, by forwarding this email to your work mates, friends and families.

We promise to live up to the high standard of food service business that Hare Krishna’s are known for and to continue to improve the service and varieties in this new location.

Thank you for your support, encouragement and in helping us to find a new location. Your emails and telephone calls during the months we were closed enquiring when we would be back in business gave us the strength and courage to take this challenge once again.

 Phone: (04) 472 2233    ( 04 ) 4784108

AND our second restaurant:

Hare Krishna Higher Taste
117 Taranaki Street

Phone number: (04) 801-8808

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Young FOLK - Youth, Young Adults practicing Krishna consciousness in New Zealand
For other devotees dotted around the country (Aongatete, Ashburton, Auckland [all suburbs], Carterton, Christchurch, Dargarville, Dunedin, Feilding, Hamilton, Hawera, Hawkes Bay, Hellensville, Hicks Bay, Invercargil, Kaikoura, Kapiti, Katikati, Keri keri, Manukau, Masterton, Marton, Napier, Nelson, New Plymouth, Ohope, Opotiki, Orewa, Palmerston North, Rotorua, Tauranga, Taupo, Thames, Waihi, Wanganui, Warkworth, Whangarei, Whangamata, Whakatane, Whitianga, etc )

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