Migrants- Paleohori

Family Name: Ahelaras
Name: Panagiotis
Life:  1910- 1996
Father's Name: Dimitrios (Paleohori)
Mother's Name:   Venetia Crisafi (Paleohori)
Siblings:  Apostolos, Christos, Maria (Mouhtouris), Giorgos, Konstantinos, Penelope
Year of Arrival in New Zealand: 1937
Sponsor:    Christos Ahelaras (his brother)
Married: Olga Tsoulis (Vithos, Kozani)
City of Residence: Invercagill (New Zealand)
 Livelihood: Small Business- General Store


Above: His mother, Venetia (1875-1955).

Above Right: Working at Agion Oros (left).


Above: With his brother, Giorgos (seated); Panagiotis is right. Both Giorgos and Panagiotis were migrating for New Zealand. Circa 1937.

Above Right: During his National Service, he is in the middle- holding the Bren gun.


Above: On his wedding day, with his wife, Olga.

Above: Middle: Outside the Britannica Cafe in Invercargill with his sister-in-law, Grigoria. Circa mid-1940's.

Above Right: With his wife, Olga (second) and his sister-in-laws, Grigoria and Konstantina.