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Dunedin Public Libraries Recollect

Otago Harbour, DunedinThe Kingston Flyer arrives at the Fairlight Railway StationSand Mandala created for the Dunedin Community by the Buddhist monks of the Dunedin Dhargyey CentreOctagon Protest in Support of UkraineSouthern Heritage Trust Member Visits: Quarantine IslandWaitati MilitiaPort Chalmers LibraryBronze cone, Cedars of Lebanon GrovePeter and Tinker Bell share the beautyKeep Neurosurgery in DunedinThe Winter Garden


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.







Christmas Tree 2010 Vogel Street Party 2014Waitati MilitiaSouth D Busking Festival 2018 - PSA - 54South Dunedin Busking Festival 2019 PSA - 79Jacob FacooryDunedin Midwinter Swing Festival 2018 Harbour Hop Jingle Bell Ball - 24 11 2018 - PSA - 75Aurora AustralisRed RoseWaitati MilitiaNewspaper Area Ground Floor 1999Lan Yuan, Dunedin Chinese GardenRoger Barrowclough Notebook 1970'sSave Hillside RallyWaitati MilitiaAndrew George Riddell and Florence May Riddell (nee Norman) around 1955 (Lyn’s Parents)Otago Vintage Machinery ClubAnderson's Bay GoldMidwinter Swing Festival Ball 2016PSA17Silverstream Taieri Plains Dunedin Otago NZDunedin Midwinter Swing Festival 2018 Harbour Hop Midwinter Swing Festival  Gallery Gala 2 June 2017 PSA - 37Switchboards at Power StationDunedin Midwinter Swing Festival 2018 Harbour HopDunedin Midwinter Carnival 2014The Pitt Window, St Barnabas Church, WarringtonAlpine trip on the tops in OtagoWaitati MilitiaSea Lions of Surat Bay and Pounawea.2015 South Dunedin Street Festival South D Busking Festival 2018 - PSA - 99Nook and Cranny Music Festival 2018 PSA - 8Robbie Rocks 2018 PSA-15Nook And Cranny Music Festival 7 May 2017 PSA - 76South D Busking Festival 2018 - PSA - 228First Church of OtagoWaitati MilitiaSouth Dunedin Busking Festival 2019 PSA - 26Waipori Falls Company Bay Original Gypsy Fair 2016 Jingle Bell Ball - 24 11 2018 - PSA - 116South Dunedin Street Festival 2017 - PSA - 16Puff the Dragon BookbusSouth Dunedin Busking Festival 2019 PSA - 142Waitati Music Festival by Paul S Allen: Before the SnoozeLibrary Staff Function Celtic Noir Festival Dunedin 2019South Dunedin Street Festival 2012