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Olveston during construction 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 view

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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, whanau/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.

 

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The original Pounawea Boarding HouseSouth Dunedin Community Pop UpWaipori Power Station Staff 1907Waipori Dam No. 2 WeirNew Zealand LiteratureSouth Dunedin Community Pop Up - noticeboardGeorge Bundo wedding groupJudy and Peter Langston, Outside the old Farmhouse in the Catlins.South Dunedin Community Pop UpRoger Barrowclough Notebook 1970'sJames KnarstonFrom the Heritage collectionDavid TheominJames Wright and Susan GreavesPicnic in DunedinThomson & Co calendarValerie's First Communion DayTony and Mavis Isaac(nee Simes) wedding in WellingtonNZLSAR award  R.W.G KingstonGrandchildrenSt Michaels Orthodox Church, Fingall street, South DunedinLatest GrandchildJean and George GrahamUnidentified group, from the Olveston collectionRiver crossing in Central OtagoWedding of Betty Rassie (nee Farry) and Larry RassieMoana Lawn Tennis Club, Winners of the Intermediate Grade Shield 1935/36Library week June 21st and 22nd 1994Early store at HenleyWaipori Power Station No. 3 & 4 StationsMr A Brown's Motor Passenger Coach service Dunedin to Berwick via Outram US helicopter on the ice: Antarctica 1960'sWaipori 1980 FloodIRB in it's element Olga, Zita, and Sarah FacooryPeggy (Margaret) Bundo and George Thomas wedding 1944Amputees at work (3)South Dunedin Community Pop UpStudio portrait of three peopleEric and the DaimlerWalking up the Rees valley Waikouaiti Library Official OpeningSouth Seas exhibition pictorama Dorothy Theomin and Lu GrahamSouth Dunedin Community Pop UpGeorge Family Farm Catlins. I million issuesWedding of Mr and Mrs Ernest Austin