Fo Guang Shan Buddhist Temple serves as places of worship and to promote interfaith, education and cultural diversity within the community. The temple also organises many events that foster harmony and respect between various faiths of New Zealand.
Fo Guang Shan Temple is open to everyone from all religious backgrounds, cultures and ethnicity. The temple also offers a Waterdrop Vege Cafe which is a traditional tea house to experience spiritual purity and enjoy fragrant tea and delicious vegetarian food and an art gallery which provides an opportunity for locals to appreciate and interact with art. Showcasing a combination of beautiful Buddhism art and crafts, literature and academic studies.