Non-resident Nepali Association in New Zealand, in collaboration with the Nepalese Society in Wellington, recently organised a fund raiser for Samata school, a school for the underprivileged.
Around 400 guests attended the cultural event at Horticultural Hall in Lower Hutt, Wellington. The main attractions of the night were live performances and an exhibition of arts and crafts and traditional food.
The programme was formally inaugurated by Mayor Mr Ray Wallace. Bhagwati Giri, a senior member of Nepali community, and Jitendra Bothara, President of Nepalese Society, began the programme by lighting the Panas.
NRNA international coordination committee member Sunita Mahat, NRNA NZ Vice-president Shrawan Bhandari were also present at the programme. Chakra Thapa, president of NRN NZ, extended a vote of thanks to conclude the programme. nepalnews.com