Story: Greeks – the Hellenic community

A demonstration against the occupation of Cyprus, 1994

A demonstration against the occupation of Cyprus, 1994

Some Greek refugees arrived in New Zealand following the Turkish invasion of Cyprus in 1974. The Wellington Greek community has been vocal in its opposition to the Turkish occupation, and organised a demonstration on the 20th anniversary of the occupation.

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Alexander Turnbull Library, Cyprus Community of Wellington Collection
Reference: 1/2-179740

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Nancy Swarbrick, 'Greeks – the Hellenic community - Settlement', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/147/a-demonstration-against-the-occupation-of-cyprus-1994 (accessed 22 November 2019)

Story by Nancy Swarbrick, published 8 Feb 2005, updated 30 Mar 2015