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Dunedin Public Libraries Recollect

David TheominRoslyn Cable Car Roslyn Cable Car Mornington Line Cable Car Waipori Falls Power StationOddfellows Lodge Church Parade at West Taieri Church 1930'sPeninsula Motor Service BusOlveston exterior viewOlveston during construction Mr J Allan of "The Holmes" East Taieri and the River


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.







John Thomas GrantConcrete GradyDad and NannyPortobello StoreHallam Isaac -  Hawker with his drapery company vanWaipori 4 Wheel Drive Training December 1991 #1Kelly Tobia Isaac aged 18 months Lebanese Men Tony Isaac in airforce uniformDorothy Theomin as a young woman in costumeThe GirlsOtokia on the banks of the Taieri RiverWaipori No. 3 Power StationTheomin family portraitDeej CooperOlga Barbara (nee Facoory)Old Port Chalmers LibrarySouth Dunedin Community Pop UpScott Gilkison - MSC Instructor Bushcraft 1969VTMNK David TheominWaipori Power House The General StoreThe Phil Corfield BandNew Playground ConstructedAbby WolfeSite of Dorothy and Edward Theomin's picnicThe Mentalist CollectiveZita and Tom RamsayMadeleine HowardThe East Window, St Barnabas Church, WarringtonVicesWaipori Power Station constructionAllan Langston and his Mum visit the old Catlins Farm.Isaac family gather together Silverstream Taieri Plains Dunedin Otago NZBoots, socks and singlets, Bushcraft course 1966Blueskin Bay Library Equipment , Antarctica 1960'sBlueskin Bay LibraryThe Circulation DeskHoylake Street, Outram postcardUnidentified woman, from the Olveston collectionWaipori Power StationLand of Granite Teen Writing Competition prize-giving ceremonyVisit to Tahakopa railway StationStudio portrait of an unkown couple . No 2Winner of Mastermind