Paniyiri 2021 Flyer

Greek Food Festival cancelled

- Greek Food Festival cancelled

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Paniyiri Greek Food Festival 2020

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Blessing of the Waters 2020

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Preparation: Epitaphio 2019

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A Night In Plaka

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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

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Paniyiri Greek Food Festival 2019

Paniyiri Greek Food Festival 2019

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Service Awards 2018

Service Awards 2018

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Enthronement of Archbishop Myron Kristakis

Enthronement of Archbishop Myron Kristakis

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His Eminence Metropolitan Amphilochios Farewell

His Eminence Metropolitan Amphilochios Farewell

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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.

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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....  

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Latest News
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  • 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. 

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  • 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.

     

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  • New Management Committee elected .

    Sunday, Oct 11, 2020

    New Management Committee elected  See under NZ Greek History

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Upcoming Events
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  • Greek School Open day/ Enrollment day & Blessing of School

    Monday, Mar 01, 2021

    Two open days will be arranged, for the students and parents to meet the new Teachers and enrol in the Greek School. The first Open day will be on Monday 1st February 2021 at 17:30 and the second Open day will be on Monday 1st March 2021 at 16:00, when the Blessing of the School will also take place. You are all... ... Read More »

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Pre 1947 Church

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Original Church erected 1947.

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Present Church (Cathedral) erected in 1970