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The Role of Lemnos in the Gallipoli Campaign

In 2015, Australia will celebrate the centennial anniversary of the Australian forces landing in Gallipoli on April 25, 1915. The Gallipoli Campaign was the first major battle undertaken in World War I by Australia and New Zealand, and is...

The French Have Foie Gras, but Greeks Have Souvlaki

 A  small village, Aghios Prodromos, located in northern Greece  is known all over the globe, for its amazing delicacy- its souvlaki! Some years ago, the government of New Zealand awarded the Greek village for its delicious souvlaki, made from high-quality...

Greek-Australians Exempt from Pension Cuts

After an agreement made between the Greek and Australian government, Australia decided to exempt Greek-Australians from the new changes affecting age pension or disability support pension recipients. The Federal Government's announcement stated that annual welfare payments will be reduced depending...

Greece Ranks 80th of Least Corrupted Countries In the World

According to Transparency International's 2011 Corruption Perceptions Index (CPI), Somalia and North Korea come in last place of the CPI with a score of 1, which makes them the world's most corrupted countries. The CPI scores countries on a scale...

Thousands of Australians to Visit Lemnos on ANZAC Day

On April 23, 2012, Lemnos island will be full of Australian MPs and citizens to honor the Australians and New Zealanders soldiers who died in Greece during World War I. Some Greek expatriates, in cooperation with the Australians, have organized the...

Controversial New Book About Greeks Being First Settlers of New Zealand

A new 378-page book to be released this weekend is causing a series of debates on the issue of the first settlers of New Zealand. According to the authors of the book, Maxwell C. Hill, Gary Cook and Noel Hilliam,...

Greek Tourist Robbed in New Zealand While Sleeping

A Greek tourist was robbed of her cash, passport and airline tickets in a home after she befriended locals in the Bay of Islands. The woman, in her 40s, was due to leave tomorrow after a month-long journey of a...

Greek-owned Cargo Ship Rena Breaks Up off New Zealand

A stricken cargo ship which caused New Zealand’s worst ever maritime disaster has broken in two, raising fears of further pollution along the North Island coast. The Greek-owned Rena, caused an oil leak after it ran aground in October. Environmental campaigners...

Greek Fashion Travels To New Zealand

The Greek crisis has not eliminated all business opportunities.  As long as there is enough talent, willingness, quality and passion for what one is doing, then everything can flourish even in the most adverse circumstances. This is what New Zealand...