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Diamond Approach in New Zealand

Diamond Approach New Zealand is accepting students who are sincerely interested in essential truth and self-discovery onto a waiting list. We anticipate starting an open group in 2018.

We currently offer weekly meditation meetings to all in Wellington and Auckland, which are occasionally supplemented by working through available public teachings from Hameed and Sandra Maitri.

The ongoing group is closed and meets for a week-long retreat twice a year at the Tauhara Retreat Centre in Taupo, with interim conference call meetings. Participants attend from both the North and South Islands, and from Australia.

For more information please visit:
Contact Will Ogier at
Phone 00 64 21 712176
Teacher: Christine Dveirin at
Supporting Teacher: Jim McCall at

Diamond Approach® in Australia

Diamond Essence Australia (DEA) was established in 1992. Currently there are students in Sydney, Byron Bay, Cairns, Brisbane, Melbourne, Wollongong, the Blue Mountains, Perth, Adelaide, Tasmania, the Northern Territory and the ACT. There are also students in New Zealand and Singapore.

The DEA teaching team is made up of  Jean Berwick and Anne Laney, together with Andreas Mouskos, Jo Habib, Jane Armytage, Karen Brewer, Laurie Wattell and Ashley Wain.

Diamond Essence Australia announces a new ongoing Diamond Approach retreat group (DEA7) opens in June 2017 and is now accepting ongoing applications to begin individual sessions with a Diamond Approach teacher.

All Diamond Approach retreats are held in Sydney. Anyone is welcome to apply who can make the commitment to thrice yearly retreats in Sydney in January, June and October.

Experience a ‘Taste of the Diamond Approach’ via free, standalone, online Webinars which are open to anyone in the world. Webinars occur every six weeks on Saturday mornings from 9-11 am (Sydney time) with experienced Diamond Approach teachers.

Everything you need to know about the new group (DEA7) and the webinars is available on the DEA website

To learn more about the Diamond Approach in Australia:


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