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  • Greek Independence Day - March 25th 2019

    2019-03-25

    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. Thank you to all of you who participated in the celebrations over the last two days. Special thanks to our Mayor Justin Lester, Councillor Nicola Young, Hon Grant Robertson and MP Paul Eagle for joining us in the commemoration of Greek Independence Day. Their support is always greatly appreciated by the Greek Community!

     
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  • Paniyiri Greek Food Festival 2019

    2019-02-23

    The biggest thank you goes out to everyone who helped with the preparations and everyone who came on the day and supported our annual Paniyiri Greek Food Festival 2019! This was our biggest and most successful Paniyiri Greek Food Festival to date and its success was not possible without all of our incredible helpers.

     
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  • Holy Epiphany 2019

    2019-01-06

    Today, the Greek Orthodox Community of Wellington celebrated the Holy Epiphany. Following the blessing service at the Greek Orthodox Church of Evangelismos, the Great Blessing of the Waters was conducted by His Eminence Metropolitan Myron Ktistakis and Father Amphilochios Vasiltsotelis. Thank you to all of you who attended the ceremony of Theophania and especially to those who dived and retrieved the Holy Cross from the water. Wishing you all a holy and blessed Epiphany!

     
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  • Saint Andreas 2018

    2018-11-30

    Today we celebrate Saint Andreas and wish all those who were given his name a very happy Name Day and Xronia Polla.

     
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  • Iconography of Christ the Pantocrator - Newshub

    2018-11-29

    After the success of the films ‘Letting in the Light’ and ‘Keeping the Faith’, 'Newshub' will be featuring a short article tonight about the Iconography of Christ the Pantocrator that was painted on the cathedrals dome. Today, Lydia Lewis from Newshub interviewed Antonios at his art studio in Miramar for the story. 

     
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  • ‘Letting in the Light’ and ‘Keeping the Faith’ - Movie Premier

    2018-11-13

    Adding the Pantocrator iconography to the dome of Wellington’s Greek Orthodox Cathedral is a significant milestone in the history of our beautiful church. To share the story of how this remarkable work was created, and to celebrate the history of the Greek Orthodox faith in New Zealand, local videographer Angelo Giannoutsos produced two short films: 

    Letting in the Light follows Sister Thekla, an iconographer who travelled to Wellington from the Congo in Africa to paint the Pantocrator on the dome of the Evangelismos church.

    Keeping the Faith takes you on a nationwide tour, visiting the local Greek Orthodox Churches throughout New Zealand and meeting the people behind them.

     
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  • Service Awards 2018

    2018-11-11

    On Sunday 11th November 2018, at the Annual General Meeting the pictured were presented with a Service Award for their devotion and selfless contribution to the community. Fofi (16 years) and Chrisanthi (16 years), John (18 years) and Jim (20 years) of service.

     

     
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  • Enthronement of Archbishop Myron Kristakis

    2018-09-22

    The Executive Committee is pleased to welcome His Eminence Metropolitan Myron to New Zealand and looks forward to his spiritual love and support.

    Άξιος! Ἀρχιμ. Μύρωνος Κτιστάκη. Καλό σας ταξίδι.

     
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  • Official appointment of Mr. Georgios Neonakis as the Honorary Consul of Greece in Wellington, New Zealand.

    2017-09-06

    Consulate of Greece
    Mr George Neonakis, Honorary Consul
    Tel | 027 857 5315
    Email | g.neonakis@gmail.com

     
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  • Thank you Lychgate Funerals!

    2017-01-01

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

    Lychgate have pledged a generous donation to our Iconography Project - we thank Lychgate for their ongoing support and professionalism.

     
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