Migrants- Plomari

 

Family Name: Sofiadelli 
Name: Metaxia 
Year of Birth:      1933
Father's Name: Emmanouil (Plomari) 
Mother's Name:   Irini Evangelinellis (Plomari)
Siblings:  Niki (Papoutsani) 
Year of Arrival in New Zealand: 1958
Sponsor:    Andonios Moutzouris (my husband) 
Married:  Andonios Moutzouris (Plomari)
Children:  Georgios
City of Residence: Wellington, New Zealand
Livelihood:  Small Business- shops 

 

 

Above: My maternal grandparents and their family. L-R: my aunt, Maria; grandfather, Georgios; my mother Irini; grandmother, Metaxia; and my aunts, Persephone and Mersina.

Above Right: My parents, Irini and Emmanouil. 

 

Above: Plomari, 1958. With my husband, Andonios, on our wedding day. 

Above Right: At a family party. L-R: emmanouil and Mersina Pitsiladis, myself, Vasiliki Vetsika, Toula Tsiriani, my husband, Andonios, and Theofilos Vetsikas. My son, Georgios, is the child on the right. 

 

Above: With friends and their children. Standing are Paraskevi Matellis and Vasiliki Vetsika- each with their children- and myself. My son, Georgios, is on the right. The happy birthday girl is Marianthi. 

Above Right: With my husband, Andonios. 

 

Above: With my son, Georgios. 

Above Right: With the choir at our local Orthodox Church in Wellington. In the front row from left, we are: myself, Irini Neonaki, Maria Breck, Ioanna Maheridou and Vasiliki Sgiogou.