Latest Updates from Cedars of Lebanon Club.
Click on the below link to see the article the Otago Daily Times ran for Dick Reid turning 100. What an incredible milestone. And, he's still eating at the Best Cafe in Dunedin. Happy birthday Dick, from the entire Cedars of Lebanon community in Dunedin.
As mentioned in yesterday's news item, the Lebanese flag is flying from the Mayoral Chambers in sunny Dunedin today, to commemorate Lebanon's Independence Day. Here are a couple of photos.
Hi All, Just a note to remind those in Dunedin that the Lebanese flag will be flying from the Mayoral balcony tomorrow to commemorate Lebanese Independence Day. So, if you're passing through the Octagon, remember to have a look. I will post photos of the flag in situ …
Last month a few members of the community traveled back to the homeland of Lebanon. One of those members Tony Farry has sent an email through letting us know how their trip went. It is below for your interest.
Hi Richard,I thought you may want to post this letter on …
As we were reading through this month's issue of the New Zealand Listener, we came across this article called "Irish Roots", they are organising people of Irish decent for an event called "The Gathering"...... copycats ;-)
Samantha Michael has written us a recap of her time at the World Championships. It is below for you to read. We would just like to take this opportunity once again to congratulate Samantha and her brother Peter for making it to the championships and making our community very …
Hoyts Lane off the Octagon is being transformed into a sort of time tunnel.
Dunedin's colourful history is being woven into a tapestry which will be rolled out during the Otago Festival of the Arts.
Artist Dan Mills, of Mangawhai, said the mural was a blend of Maori, Scottish, Chinese and …
We are very proud to inform you that Peter Michael (Fred Michael's grandson) has just won the 15k Elimination at the 2012 Inline World Speed Skating Championships in Italy. In so doing he made history by winning back to back titles. Below is a link to the exciting race …
Below are some sites with live streaming and the programme for Samatha's races to watch online.
Race times in the programme finals at night 7pm onwards New Zealand time will be 5am next day live. Junior skaters female and male are always before the seniors.
Professor Bill Harris has just completed a new book on Lebanon, which delves into the long and complicated history of Lebanese sectarianism. Click on the link below to find out more about the book and to read an interview with Bill.
On behalf of the Cedars of Lebanon community, we …