Migrants- Plomari


Family Name: Malli  
Name: Maria 
Year of Birth:      1945
Father's Name: Evangelos (Plomari) 
Mother's Name:   Stella Valakou (Plomari)
Siblings:  Panagiotis, Emmanouil, Mersina (Pitsiladi), Arhondoula (Tsiriani), Vasiliki
Year of Arrival in Australia: 1957
Panagiotis, Emmanouil and Arhondoula Mallis (my siblings)
Year of Arrival in New Zealand: 1959
Mersina Pitsiladi (my sister) 
Married:  Andonios Kotrotsos (New Zealand born from Fokidos Prefecture) 
Children:  Ioannis, Stella
City of Residence: Wellington, New Zealand
Livelihood:  Sample Machinist: Ashley Fogle



Above: My mother's side of the family. L-R: Emmanouil, Irini, Panagiotis and my mother, Styliani Valakos. 

Above Right: Our family. Standing from left are: my siblings, Panagiotis, Mersina, Emmanouil, Arhondoula and Vasiliki. Seated are my parents, Styliani and Evangelos. My mother is actually holding me. 


Above: A farewell photograph taken before my brother, Emmanouil, left for Australia. In the back row are: my siblings, Vasiliki, Emmanouil, Mersina and Arhondoula. In the front are: me, my mother, Styliani, and father, Evangelos. 

Above Right: With my parents, Evangelos and Styliani, and, my sisters, Arhondoula and Vasiliki. I am in the middle. 


Above: Celebrating Independence Day in Plomari. I am on the left, while on the right is Anthoula Andonara.

Above Right: At a local Greek dance in Wellington, New Zealand.  L-R: myself, Madeleine Mersi and Stella. 


Above: Celebrating the Apokries Carnavale. With Marina and Stella; I am in the middle.

Above Right: With my husband, Andonios.