Latest Updates from Cedars of Lebanon Club.
As you may all be aware, the Cedars of Lebanon Club have made a donation to the Dunedin Public Libraries to install the Lebanese History Digitisation Centre. Below is the link to the Dunedin News video explaining the Centre and interviewing Richard about the installation. Please visit the Centre …
As always on ANZAC Day, a wreath was laid in honour of our fallen service men and women, on behalf of the Cedars of Lebanon Community Dunedin. Lest We Forget.
Here is a post from Wendy Fakhry Gretton about the "Kairuz Family Origins: Its members originated from Ain Hayla, Syria" Thank you to Ruth Vettiner for the research.
1. Kairuz Family: Its members originated from Ain Halya, a city in Syria. They immigrated to Becharre in vast numbers during the …
We are currently trying to source information regarding Maronite Christians living in Otago/Southland.
Our question is; are there Lebanese in the Otago/Southland region who consider themselves to be Maronites or have we all been assimilated by default into the Latin Rite?
If you have any information on this, or …
Click on the above link to view the ODT article on Richard Reid celebrating his 103rd birthday at the Best Cafe in Dunedin. What a remarkable milestone. Happy Birthday, Richard from us all in the Cedars of Lebanon Community.
We congratulate Professor Bill Harris on having one of his books, The Levant, listed on the Wall St Journal 10 must-read books on the evolution of terrorism. Bill is a much valued member of our community and a more humble man you wouldn’t meet. His humility is surpassed …
We are so proud to announce that the Cedars of Lebanon Club Dunedin has teamed up with the Dunedin City Coucil and UNICEF NZ to invite you to a short films evening on Wednesday 28 October 2015 at 6.00 pm at the Glenroy Auditorium on Harrop Street for a very …
Congratulations Jeanette on the wonderful work you are doing with refugees entering NZ. We are all so proud and have no doubt you are making a lot of families feel like they have a home away from home. Thank you x
Click on the above link to view photos supplied by the DCC of the streets many of the Dunedin Lebanese Community grew up in.
We were very sad to read that Dame Beverley Wakem was in an accident which caused her to break her leg. We wish her a speedy recovery and send our best wishes. Article below: