Wellington region’s biggest Sikh temple to open soon in Naenae

Where the aisles once stood, people will now pray as the old Naenae New World supermarket is transformed into the largest Sikh temple in the lower North Island.

The 980-square-metre building was bought in August last year from Foodstuffs, which ran the New World store until 2014.

Wellington Sikh Society treasurer Kulbir Singh said location, location, location was behind the purchase of the Vogel St property.

“The first thing was the space, which is bigger than the site where we are in Porirua. The second thing is parking: over here we don’t have any parking.

“We are going to have around 70 spaces at the new location. The third thing is it is closer to the railway station.” Continue reading


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