Kōrero: Middle Eastern peoples

The Lebanese in Dunedin (1 o 3)

The Lebanese in Dunedin

Lebanese settlement in Dunedin was mostly on the flats in the south, or just south of the Octagon – the Walker Street (now Carroll Street) district, where this photo was taken in 1904. Many owned their own houses here. In 1956 the community also established the Cedars of Lebanon Club in this part of town. They bought a new house in nearby Stafford Street in 1964. In 2003 the clubrooms were sold as they had not been much used. At the time, the club still had around 200 financial members, representing some 2,000 Dunedin people with Lebanese connections.

Te whakamahi i tēnei tūemi

Te Ara - The Encyclopedia of New Zealand
Reference: Otago Witness, February 1904

This item has been provided for private study purposes (such as school projects, family and local history research) and any published reproduction (print or electronic) may infringe copyright law. It is the responsibility of the user of any material to obtain clearance from the copyright holder.

Ngā whakaahua me ngā rauemi katoa o tēnei kōrero

Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

James Veitch and Dalia Tinawi, 'Middle Eastern peoples - The Lebanese', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/2005/the-lebanese-in-dunedin (accessed 18 May 2022)

He kōrero nā James Veitch and Dalia Tinawi, i tāngia i te 8 Feb 2005, updated 1 Mar 2015