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Stefania Zawada

Also known as: Stefania Sondej.

Farewelling the Polish Girls' Hostel's Ursuline Sisters at St Anne's Hall in Newtown, Wellington, 9 March 1958. — (l-r) Mikołaj Polaczuk, Sister Bernarda Brennan, Stefania Zawada (Sondej), Stefania Sondej (Manterys), Sister Monika Alexandrowicz June 1999. Stefania (left) and Józef Zawada (right) stand outside the Polish Children's Camp's old gymnasium building, which is now in Naenae College, Lower Hutt. The college was built in the 1950s when the camp's buildings were being sold or relocated May 1997. Inside the kitchen at Kopua Monastery, Hawke's Bay, which was once one of the buildings at the camp. — (l-r) Stefania Zawada, Józef Zawada, a Kopua Monastery monk, Mieczysław Zawada Reunion Committee of the 60th Anniversity of the Arrival of Polish Children in New Zealand. — Standing (l-r) Stanisław Manterys, Józef Zawada, Tadeusz Reder, Halina Manterys, Michał Zagwojski, Mieczysław Lis, Jan Roy-Wojciechowski — Sitting (l-r) Janina Iwanica, Dioniza Choroś (Chairperson), Stefania Zawada, Stefania Sondej. (Absent: Father Bernard Bednarz, Emilia Jensen, Adam Manterys) The official front row at the 50th anniversary celebrations of the Polish refugee children's arrival in New Zealand applauds one of the many Polish cultural performances of the day in the Pahiatua Sports Stadium, 23 October 1994. — (l-r) Stefania Zawada (Sondej), Prime Minister Jim Bolger, Governor-General Dame Catherine Tizard, Józef Zawada, Joan Bolger, Polish Ambassador to Australia Dr Agnieszka Morawińska


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