Interview with Christina Kokotis
Christina Kokotis was born in Rizokarpaso on the island of Cyprus. Her mother proved a powerful role model in her life instilling in her a strong work ethic and business acumen that would stand her in good stead when she migrated to Australia at 13. Christina recounts her early years growing up in Port Pirie and Adelaide and later gives a frank account of marriage and social customs of first wave Greek migrants. She discusses the various businesses she managed with her husband in both Sydney and Adelaide.
This interview was conducted by Helen Haltis, 9 April 2013.