ABOUT THE TEACHER
Gen Kelsang Rabten is the National Spiritual Director for Kadampa Buddhism in New Zealand, Australia and South East Asia, and has taught meditation for over twenty-five years. His deep faith in Buddha’s teachings and the sincerity of his practice inspire many people to embark on a meaningful and rich spiritual life.
FEES & BOOKING
Retreat Fee: NZ$385
Retreat fee includes all teachings and meditations, lunch and dinner. Offsite attendees pay retreat fee only.
Plus Accommodation (per person)
Accommodation includes onsite accommodation choice and breakfast.
Four-Person Dorm $240
Onsite Caravan (shared bathroom with dorms) $240
All Chalet accommodation have private bathroom, some with kitchenettes
Chalet – Single Room in Lounge (not private) $300
Chalet – Twin/Double Room $375
Chalet – Single Room $470
Location & Information
The retreat will be held at Tauhara Retreat Centre, overlooking picturesque Lake Taupo in New Zealand’s North Island, south of Auckland.
Flights from Brisbane, Australia to Auckland, New Zealand
The easiest way to get to Taupo is via Auckland International airport. Various airlines fly from Brisbane to Auckland including Air New Zealand and Emirates.
Getting to Taupo from Auckland
Various options are available:
- Fly with Air New Zealand – currently they are offering 2 direct flights a day
- Jump on an InterCity Bus – fares from $5.00. You can take this bus from the airport or from Auckland city
- Rent a car
- Ride share with New Zealand Sangha – we will start creating a list of available ride share options
Taxi service is available from the Taupo bus station and airport to the retreat centre.
What to do After the Retreat?
Stay and enjoy a holiday in New Zealand. Find out more at https://www.newzealand.com/