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Roslyn Cable Car Mornington Line Cable Car Waipori Falls Power StationDavid TheominOlveston during construction Olveston exterior viewPeninsula Motor Service BusOddfellows Lodge Church Parade at West Taieri Church 1930'sMr J Allan of "The Holmes" East Taieri and the River

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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, 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.

 

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Harris Trophy CanterburyCharles Robinson threshing mill "Greenbank" Berwick Europa KidFlare used to alert helicopter - Chaslands SAREXFirst Communion Day Outram Hotel, proprietor James OliveWaipori Power StationDorothy and Edward TheominMary Michael (nee George) and ChildrenMarie TheominUnidentified bride, from the Olveston collectionJamielle (Lettoof) Joseph and Jack (Huna)  JosephPublic Opening of the Khmer Collection Waipori No. 3 Power StationWaipori Power StationJoanna Paul artist, poet, film maker and activist with son FelixPublic Opening of the Khmer Collection James ChisholmVicesPublic Opening of the Khmer CollectionAkatore creek bridge Lebanese Man with Horse and CartYoung couple in studio portrait.The Farry MenKatie and Margaret, Sisters in Dunedin.Peninsula Motor Service Bus FleetWilliam Henry MeungNook and Cranny Music Festival OrganisersSouth Dunedin Community Pop Up - noticeboardOld Port Chalmers LibraryWaikouaiti Library Official Opening Olga Barbara (nee Facoory)Lobster found in wallet Children's Story PitCaselberg Trust Elizabeth Brooke-Carr Emerging Writers Residency announcementOddfellows Lodge Church Parade at West Taieri Church 1930'sPicnic in DunedinEarly sketch of OlvestonVisit to Tahakopa railway StationStudio portrait of Jane Ayson.Jacob, Zita and Sarah FacooryHibernian Society Mosgiel Early sketch of OlvestonBlueskin Bay Library Edward TheominGreek families in Otago area celebrating Easter Saturday 1972Blueskin Bay Library A day at the CampFederated Mountain Clubs bulletin 1970Studio portrait of Peter Chisholm.