Story: Greeks – the Hellenic community

Making music, Tasman Street, Wellington, 1964 (1st of 3)

Making music, Tasman Street, Wellington, 1964

The central place in Greek culture of family and tradition is conveyed in this photograph of Agisilaos Cacaviatos and his grandson Dionisis. Dionisis plays a mandolin-like instrument, the bouzouki.

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Alexander Turnbull Library, Greek Orthodox Community of Wellington and Suburbs Collection (PAColl 4924)
Reference: 1/2-1779331; F

Permission of the Alexander Turnbull Library, National Library of New Zealand, Te Puna Mātauranga o Aotearoa, must be obtained before any re-use of this image.

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How to cite this page:

Nancy Swarbrick, 'Greeks – the Hellenic community - Settlement', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/153/making-music-tasman-street-wellington-1964 (accessed 22 November 2019)

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