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Arohanui: Letters from Shoghi Effendi to New Zealand

  • Author:
  • Shoghi Effendi

  • Source:
  • Bahá’í Publishing Trust of Suva, Fiji Islands, 1982 edition
  • Pages:
  • 104
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Pages 55-57

Part IV
Letters to Bahá’í Institutions.

These letters are presented chronologically and show the development of the institutions—Spiritual Assembly of the Bahá’ís of Auckland, the National Spiritual Assembly, the Regional Teaching Committee.

(42) March 31st, 1926

56 57
Dear Spiritual Sister:
Shoghi Effendi wishes me to acknowledge the receipt of your letter dated Feb. 18th 1926. He well appreciates the whole-hearted contributions the friends, the world over, have made to safeguard the neighbourhood of the shrines. We all hope that this spirit of quick response and action will permeate all the different activities of the Cause.
Shoghi Effendi as well as the other members of the family send you, and through you, the Australian and New Zealand friends their best love and greetings. They all await the good news of the progress of the Movement in Australasia.
With loving greetings I remain,
Yours very sincerely,
Ruhi Afnan
[From the Guardian:]
My dear fellow-worker,
I fully appreciate the self-sacrificing efforts of the New-Zealand Bahá’ís and am glad to inform them that the surroundings of the Shrines on Mt Carmel are secure. May the Beloved reward them a hundredfold! Convey my love and gratitude to them all.
Your true brother,