Posts Tagged ‘Sikhism’

Sikh temple to pay $100k for breaching employment laws

Thursday, November 7th, 2019

Harpreet and Jaswinder Singh were employed by Sri Guru Singh Sabha in Papatoetoe, Auckland, from October 2017 to May last year. But for half a year’s work, Harpreet Singh was paid only $2000 in cash and Jaswinder Singh $1000. So the pair took the temple to the Employment Relations Authority earlier this year. Read more

Sikhs in New Zealand have quadrupled in number since 2006

Monday, October 7th, 2019

​Sikhism is booming faster than any other major religion in New Zealand, having more than doubled its number of followers here since 2013 – and more than quadrupled since 2006. But the surge has not come without growing pains, Read more

Turban-tying event to help Kiwis better understand Sikhism

Thursday, April 19th, 2018

People from all backgrounds will get the chance to feel what it is like to wear a turban at a special event aimed at educating Kiwis about Sikhism. The Auckland Turban Day will be held at the Aotea Square on Saturday afternoon. Continue reading

5 things to know about the Sikh religion

Friday, August 10th, 2012

In light of the tragic shooting at the Wisconsin Sikh Temple, HuffPost Religion offers this brief introduction to Sikhism in hopes of increasing understanding and appreciations for this great world religion. Sikhism is the fifth largest religion in the world with a population of upwards of 30 million worldwide. There are an estimated 250,000 Sikhs Read more