Migrants- Paleohori

Family Name: Halakas 
Name: Georgios
Year of Birth:      1949
Father's Name: Emmanouil (Paleohori) 
Mother's Name:   Mersina Xydas (Alexandria, Egypt)
Siblings:  Ioannis, Evangelos, Themistoklis
Year of Arrival in New Zealand: 1973
Married:  Irini Psomou (born in Egypt of Cypriot/Lesvian parents)
Children:  Mersina
City of Residence: Wellington, New Zealand
Livelihood:  Self-employed painter


Above: My paternal grandfather, Ioannis. 

Above Right: My father, Emmanouil (seated left) with friends. 


Above: With my mother, Mersina, and my brothers, Evangelos, Ioannis and Themistoklis. I am in the middle. 

Above Right: A photograph taken during my National Service; I am on the right. 


Above: I worked in the Greek Merchant Navy, as well as on passenger liners, for many years. This photograph was taken during one of our stopovers in China. 

Above Right: With my wife, Irini.