• World Harmony Run

    World's Largest Torch Relay
    World Harmony Run

  • 1,000,000 Participants

    Across 6 Continents
    1,000,000 Participants

  • Dreaming of a more harmonious world

    100 countries
    Dreaming of Harmony

  • Schools And Kids

    Make a Wish for Peace
    Schools And Kids

  • Sri Chinmoy: World Harmony Run Founder

    World Harmony Run Founder
    Sri Chinmoy

  • Carl Lewis: World Harmony Run Spokesman

    World Harmony Run Spokesman
    Carl Lewis

  • New York, USA

    New York

  • London, Great Britain

    Great Britain

  • Shakhovskaya, Russia


  • Around Australia

    15,000 kms, 100 days
    Around Australia

  • Around Ireland

    14 Days, 1500km
    Around Ireland

  • Wanaka, New Zealand

    New Zealand

  • Arjang, Norway


  • Rekjavik, Iceland


  • Beijing, China


  • Prague, Czech Republic

    Czech Republic

  • Belgrade, Serbia


  • Lake Biwa, Japan

    Lake Biwa

  • Kapsait, Ethiopia


  • Pangkor Island, Malaysia

    Pangkor Island

  • Bali, Indonesia


  • The All Blacks, New Zealand

    The All Blacks
    New Zealand

New Zealand 13 March: Cheviot to Kaikoura

Daniel is always in cheerful mode...

Our first stop for the day was at the Cheviot Area School. The children were in awe of the harmony torch and we were struck by their happiness and open-ness. One teenager remarked she could run the 10-15kms a day because it involved thinking in a positive way. Imagine the effect that comment from a young person had on us - it was very inspiring!

Children making a wish for peace as they passed Sean. The teachers were really enthusiastic about the event - the photo far below reveals their enthsiasm!

Kaikoura coastline reveals the sillhoutte of three cheerful Harmony runners.

St Joseph's School impressed us with the children's readiness to get involved - here some volunteers show off their school sign, while posing with the runners.

A fun moment where Sean and Daniel act out a play which the children enjoyed.

Feeling peace in one's heart is something a child can learn to do - all it takes is a moment of inner quietness. Below the children listen to our song and then get to perform it - complete with the actions!

The teachers often match the children's delight at holding the torch...

...which has passed through numerous hands around the country.

A stay at the delightful Waves on the Esplanade, in Kaikoura, due to the generosity of our hosts Liz and...

Below the seals of Kaikoura come inland for a rest from their usual oceanic existence.

And also Team B went to two additional Schools - see:
New Zealand 13 March: Team B - Waipara to Kaikoura.

Video Message from Davidson Hepburn, President (2009 - 2011) of the General Conference of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) for 25th Anniversary of the World Harmony Run and a vision for the decade: "Toward a Oneness-World".

Full Text of the 25th annversary message and link to 25 language informal Translations: http://www.worldharmonyrun.org/25

or Click on language button for separate youtube videos wth sub titles in varous languages

See also:

– Anurakta and Dan

Distance: 34 km

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