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Dunedin Public Libraries Recollect

"Southern Cross" aircraft landing at TaieriMr J Allan of "The Holmes" East Taieri and the RiverRoslyn Cable Car Mornington Line Cable Car Waipori Falls Power StationIntersection of High & Princes Streets, Dunedin David TheominOlveston during construction Electric suction dredge on Henley Berwick Road 1925Peninsula Motor Service BusOddfellows Lodge Church Parade at West Taieri Church 1930's


In 2015 The Dunedin Lebanese Community generously donated a gift to the Dunedin Public Libraries to establish a Digitisation Centre at the City Library and develop this archive ‘Scattered Seeds – He Purapura Marara’. Our aim in bringing you this site is to collect the memories, mementos and stories of the people – individuals, whānau/hapu, ethnic groups and cultures – fruits of the seeds scattered on the four winds from all over the world, that have landed here, taken root and come to call Dunedin home. This archive will develop and grow in perpetuity.







Scotty Isaac on rocking horsePrinces Street, Dunedin 1861 (31)The Smith WindowsGeorge Barbara, Sadie Idour, Peggy(Margaret) BundoLatifie and Halim KallilMr A Brown's Motor Passenger Coach service Dunedin to Berwick via Outram Roslyn Cable Car on Rattray Street  Accessions Registers Edward TheominFeeling home – Hattie SpantonPaul S AllenSwift Water Searching Andersons BayRattray Street, Dunedin in 1864Caretaker's House at theTaieri Historical Park Outram NZEdward Theomin in uniformMargaret George's WeddingStudio portrait of couple both sitting.Mark and Rayna Proprietors of Taste Nature DunedinRobert ScottBaby Ian, Peggy(Margaret) and George BundoFamily Group photograph sent with Christmas greetings to unknown person 1992 Blueskin Bay Library extension photosChildren's Library2nd Floor SerialsStudio portrait of manHameed Taouk (Great Nephew of Joseph George) and Family in Beirut.Studio portrait of Peter Chisholm.Old Port Chalmers Library Waipori Power Station No. 2a StationKnarston ParkFederated Mountain Clubs bulletin 1974Leather bound address given to David TheominWaipori Falls School Rugby TeamPanorama of Dunedin in 4 parts (pt 1)The Police SAR Truck - big and small!Library Week June 1995Young couple in studio portrait.Olga Barbara(nee Facoory), Antony(Tony) Hananeia and Sarah Facoory (nee Hananeia)Dorthy and Edward TheominScience in the LibraryDorothy Theomin as a young woman in costumeMr Alexander Barron, MosgielClimbers on the Northwest Ridge of Mt Aspiring Zita Facoory at School Sports dayDunedin Public Library 80th Birthday Celebrations Waikouaiti Library Official Opening 'Doctor' Claire Lacey Blueskin Bay Library Kirkland's "Elmgrove" old homestead, Riverside, near Mosgiel - Cultivation being done by horse teams and a steam engine