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Polish History Group – 31st March

The next Polish History Group meeting is scheduled for Wednesday 31 March 7pm in the Library at Dom Polski. Our guest is producer Warren Elliot from Refuge New Zealand. Warren will be discussing his work as a researcher and creator of stories for TV  or feature films.

He will outline his interest and progress on his research on the plight of Poles in New Zealand following the Second World War.

Wesław Wernicki

History Group Coordinator

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Stół Wielkanocny / Easter Table

Uprzejmie przypominamy, że tradycyjny “Stół Wielkanocny” odbędzie się w Domu Polskim, 257 Riddiford Street, Newtown, Wellington, w Palmową Niedzielę, 28-go marca 2021r. Od godziny 1-szej po południu będzie można kupić gorący posiłek, placki ziemniaczane, smażone pierogi. Będą też kawa lub herbata i ciastka. Od 2.30 po południu zacznie się sprzedaż polskich wypieków. Będzie można, ze “Stołu Wielkanocnego”, kupić: pączki, makowce, pierogi, serniki, rogaliki, pierniczki i inne ciasta (Przypominamy, aby zabrać ze sobą torby na zakupy)

Serdecznie zapraszamy Polaków z rodzinami i przyjaciółmi i tych wszystkich którym smakuje polskie jedzenie domowej roboty.
W razie odwołania “Stołu Wielkanocnego” z powodu Covid-19 lockdown, pierogi i ciasta będzie można zamówić u pani Marii Szadkowskiej lub pani Haliny Manterys. Dochód przeznaczony na utrzymanie Polskiej Parafii w Wellington.

 

We kindly remind you that the traditional “Easter Table” will be held at the Polish House, 257 Riddiford Street, Newtown,
Wellington, on Palm Sunday, 28th March 2021, at 1.00 pm. From 1.00 pm there will be an opportunity to buy a light hot
meal, plus potato cakes, fried pierogi, followed by tea, coffee and Polish cakes.

At 2.30 pm the sale of traditional Polish baking, displayed on the “Easter Table”, will begin. Included will be doughnuts,
poppy seed cakes, cheesecakes, yeast buns, honey biscuits and other Polish delectables. Frozen “Pierogi” will also be
available. (Please remember to bring your shopping bags with you).  We would like to cordially invite all Polish families and their New Zealand friends, who like homemade Polish food, to attend. 

In the event that the “Easter Table” has to be cancelled because of a Covid-19 lockdown, “pierogi” and cakes may be ordered from Mrs Maria Szadkowska and Mrs Halina Manterys. All proceeds raised from this event are assigned for the upkeep of the Polish Parish in Wellington.

Michał Mendruń 

Komitet Pomocy Duszpasterskiej/ Pastoral Committee

 

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2021 Polish Festival

The Polish Festival is returning to Lower Hutt on Sunday 2 May 2021 at St Bernard’s College gymnasium, 183 Waterloo Road, Lower Hutt with funding support from Creative Communities New Zealand, Hutt City. 

The Polish Festival is about celebrating our culture, and sharing all things Polish with the broader community. Therefore we are looking for Polish cultural groups, individuals and businesses who would like to participate in this year’s festivities through performances, exhibits or market stalls. You do not have to be of Polish descent: as long as your group or product has a Polish theme you are welcome to join in.

If you wish to be part of this festival or would like to know more, please make contact with the festival coordinator, Irena Lowe at irena@lowenz.com. Stallholder enquiries should be directed to Helena Fagan at hjfagan@gmail.com.

Check out our special Polish Festival Page here.