Story: Greeks – the Hellenic community

Greek Orthodox Church, Wellington

Greek Orthodox Church, Wellington

The Greek Orthodox Church is at the heart of the Greek community in New Zealand. This church in Hania Street, Wellington, was built in 1970–71, soon after New Zealand became a separate diocese with its own archbishop.

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Alexander Turnbull Library, Greek Orthodox Community of Wellington and Suburbs Collection (PAColl 4924)
Reference: PAColl-6849-6

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How to cite this page:

Nancy Swarbrick, 'Greeks – the Hellenic community - Settlement', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 21 January 2022)

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