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Dunedin Public Libraries Recollect

Community Contributions Invitation (City Library 40th)


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.







Official Launch of Prague in my Bones by Jindra Tichý darryl baserHistorical Park & Museum at Outram Panorama of Dunedin in 4 parts (pt 3)Exploring bushcraft techniques 1966Matriculation Class of 1933Antarctic base, 1960'sLes Facoory and Pauline Vincent - WeddingTerminus Hotel Outram Otago NZThe People of South Dunedin Photo ExhibitionThe original Pounawea Boarding HouseLebanese Men of The Dunedin Lebanese CommunityWedding of Sarah Hananeia and Jacob FacooryOld Port Chalmers LibraryTaieri Liedertafel Society 1911George Sisters at Kahuika School.Old Port Chalmers LibraryGrace BloyWaikouaiti Beach Trip Lebanese Wedding in DunedinTouncy (Tony) IdourConcentrationBushcraft training 1966 briefingBrothers Tony (left) and Kelly IsaacWaipori Dam FlumingBuilding the Dunedin City Library on Civic Plaza, Moray PlaceWaipori Power StationNorah FamiltonSouth Dunedin Community Pop UpCommittee men of the Taieri Agricultural Society The People of South Dunedin Photo ExhibitionD. Arnott Junior'Doctor' Mira Harrison readsJohn and Tommy Armstrong, PortobelloThe People of South Dunedin Photo ExhibitionOutside the LibraryShackleton's hut, Cape Royds, Antarctica, 1960'sSearch Dogs Otago and Police Dogs -Toitu exhibitionWinner of MastermindDunedin Public Library 80th Birthday Celebrations Mt French from  Colin Todd HutWaipori Falls Power StationFlare used to alert helicopter - Chaslands SAREXCaving exercise at BendigoFaded photograph of a church View from the Dunedin HospitalWaipori Falls Dam Construction Installation No., 1 and 2 pipelinesGarden Party at FernhillFormal studio portrait of a young couple and baby.David Wang