Story: Poles

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Church interior

The simple interior of the Church of Mary Queen of Peace in Dunedin has been painstakingly restored by members of Dunedin’s Polish Catholic community. The church is a symbol of the faith and endurance of the Polish settlers who built it in 1889.

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Theresa Sawicka, 'Poles - Life in New Zealand', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 30 June 2022)

Story by Theresa Sawicka, published 8 Feb 2005, updated 1 Mar 2015