Thousands of Greeks were made homeless as a result of war and political upheavals in Europe. Over 1,000 came to New Zealand as refugees in 1951. On arrival they spent time at a reception camp at Pahīatua before taking up employment.
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Alexander Turnbull Library, Greek Orthodox Community of Wellington and Suburbs Collection (PAColl 4924)
Reference: 1/2-1779431; F
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