Greek Anniversary Banner

Bicentennial anniversary from the Greek War of Independence

Continue reading »



Paniyiri 2021 Flyer

Greek Food Festival cancelled

- Greek Food Festival cancelled

Continue reading »



82357373 1815237841951740 190113364398047232 n5

Blessing of the Waters 2020

Continue reading »



1

Paniyiri Greek Food Festival 2020

Continue reading »



58383465 1312180442253376 159576486225903616 o3

Preparation: Epitaphio 2019

Continue reading »



Untitled 13

A Night In Plaka

Continue reading »



25 March 2019 DSC2878 LR Copy

Greek Independence Day

- March 25th is a national and religious holiday. The Greek Independence Day coincides with the Greek Orthodox Church’s celebration of the Annunciation to the Theotokos.

Greek Independence Day

Continue reading »



EDGE6537 Copy

Paniyiri Greek Food Festival 2019

Paniyiri Greek Food Festival 2019

Continue reading »



45898357 1195654467239308 8695634454414098432 n

Service Awards 2018

Service Awards 2018

Continue reading »



42504784 1166030250201730 8204096591510896640 n Copy5

Enthronement of Archbishop Myron Kristakis

Enthronement of Archbishop Myron Kristakis

Continue reading »



33032502 10155779140174401 6905585488095084544 n Copy

His Eminence Metropolitan Amphilochios Farewell

His Eminence Metropolitan Amphilochios Farewell

Continue reading »



190253528695502465164005466386617627892843o

Thank you Lychgate Funerals!

- for your donation towards our Iconography Project.

Keith, Dana and the team at Lychgate Funerals hosted our committee this afternoon at their Willis Street Office.

Continue reading »



NZ Greek History in Wellington

In 2006 there was estimated to be about 2,586 Greeks in New Zealand comprised of original immigrants plus first, second, third and fourth generations born here. Most of them live in Wellington, the capital city of New Zealand with scattered groups spread throughout the rest of the country such as Auckland, Christchurch, Napier, Whanganui and Palmerston North.

Initial immigation was from many different parts of Greece both, from the mainland and the islands, such as Crete and Mytiline. Many Greek Cypriots also established themselves here. The majority of Greeks arrived during the 1950s and 1960s, but a strong basis had been established by the earlier arrivals in the first part of the 20th century....  

Read more >>

Latest News
News »
  • Bicentennial anniversary from the Greek War of Independence, 25 March 1821

    Sunday, Mar 28, 2021

    The 'Independence Day' of Greece is celebrated by the Hellenism around the world and this year marks the 200 years from the uprising that led to the formation of the modern Greek state. Please join us on Sunday 28th March 2021 along with dignitaries from the NZ government, local Council Authority and the Greek Consulate, at our Cathedral at 3 Hania Street and then at the Greek - New Zealand Memorial at 61 Cambridge Terrace. 

    Η επέτειος της Ελληνικής Επανάστασης γιορτάζεται από την Ελληνισμό ανά τον κόσμο και φέτος συμπληρώνονται 200 χρόνια από την εξέγερση που οδήγησε στην εδραίωση του σύγχρονου Ελληνικού κράτους. Οι εορτασμοί, στους οποίους θα παρευρεθούν υψηλόβαθμοι προσκεκλημένοι από την κυβέρνηση της Νέας Ζηλανδίας, τοπική αυτοδιοίκηση και το Ελληνικό Προξενείο, θα λάβουν χώρα την Κυριακή 28 Μαρτίου 2021 στον Καθεδρικό Ναό, 3 Hania Street και έπειτα στο Ελληνο-Νεοζηλανδικο Μνημείο, 61 Cambridge Terrace. 

    Read More »
  • Greek Food Festival cancelled

    Wednesday, Jan 27, 2021

    Greek Food Festival cancelled.

    The Management Committee of the Greek Orthodox Community of Wellington, after much consideration, had to make the difficult decision to cancel this year’s food festival (Paniyiri).

    Please read below for further information relating to the above. 

    Read More »
  • Greek School for the School Year 2021

    Wednesday, Jan 20, 2021

    The G.O.C has taken initiatives this year to rejuvenate the School, modernise its Curriculum and assign to dedicated and passionate individuals to become our new School Teachers. Below is a summary of the actions taken to form the structure of the Greek School for the school year 2021.

     

    Read More »
Upcoming Events
Events Calendar »

    ... no upcoming events.

pre church

Pre 1947 Church

OldChurch.jpgwithouttext

Original Church erected 1947.

2689618847b6117fd86

Present Church (Cathedral) erected in 1970