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Below is a link to a Television New Zealand episode of Country Calendar which features David Milne who is a bee keeper, amongst many of his other talents. David is the son of John and Beverly Milne, a long established Lebanese family. https://www.tvnz.co.nz/.../country.../episodes/s2022-e12
There is nobody more deserving to receive a Queen’s Service Medal than Lyn Farry, as you will see when you read the below article. Lyn is a long standing member of the Dunedin Lebanese community, who, from the time I have known her, has given herself to the service …
In keeping with tradition, Richard and Lyn Joseph laid an ANZAC wreath at the Queen's Gardens Cenotaph on behalf of the Dunedin Lebanese community.
Kasib Murdoch is the late Margaret McKeitch’s (nee Michael) grandson. She would have been very proud of Kasib’s world title achievement, albeit she was a genteel soul who was opposed to people fighting. Congratulations on a wonderful achievement, Kasib. Link to newspaper article here
By now you will probably know that Margaret Farry-Williams passed away on Saturday October 15. For as long as I can remember I have known Margaret. I can think of many adjectives to describe her like, dignified, generous, distinguished, loyal, devoted, passionate and many more, but they all fall …
Click on the link below to read an article from Otago Settlers News, written by Major Anthony George titled "In My Father's Footsteps", where he explores his family's military history and Lebanese roots. Tony George - In My Father's Footsteps
Sean Brosnahan, who is a prominent historian with Toitu Otago Early Settlers Museum in Dunedin, met recently with the Cedars of Lebanon Club Dunedin President Richard Joseph, to show him newspaper clippings he had researched relating to Lebanese (often referred to as Assyrians) early immigrants to Otago. Sean commented …
The Boys - Out for lunch to celebrate George Barbara's 73rd birthday. Left to Right: Emile Raad, Peter Palmer, George Barbara, Paul Rowcroft, Martin George, Michael Nidd, Richard Joseph
Ahlan Wa Sahlan, Last year I delivered a verbal report as the club had been in recess in 2019. We are pleased to say that we are now back operating under our normal modus operandi. Please use link to download full document Presidents Report as PDF file