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Holocaust Centre of New Zealand condemns John Tamihere

Wednesday, 18 September 2019, 4:12 pm | Holocaust Centre

New Zealand’s leading organisation for Holocaust education and remembrance condemns the actions of Auckland Mayoral candidate John Tamihere for his use of a Nazi salute during a recent debate at the Chapel Bar. More >>

Holocaust Centre of New Zealand welcomes Facebook changes

Wednesday, 18 September 2019, 4:04 pm | Holocaust Centre

New Zealand’s leading organisation for Holocaust education and remembrance would like to applaud Facebook over its action on eliminating extremist action on its social media site. More >>

Paul Seideman Annual Composition Prize: 2019 Winners

Friday, 6 September 2019, 8:32 am | Holocaust Centre

Three young writers have been honoured for their moving and thoughtful compositions on the Holocaust, in the Holocaust Centre of New Zealand’s annual Paul Seideman Composition Prize for 2019. Generously funded and supported by Holocaust survivor ... More >>

HCNZ Founding Director finalist in Women of Influence awards

Sunday, 1 September 2019, 12:01 pm | Holocaust Centre

Holocaust Survivor, former refugee, business-woman and community volunteer, Inge Woolf QSO has been named a finalist in the prestigious Women of Influence of Awards in the Community Hero category. More >>

Holocaust Centre of New Zealand Welcomes New Board

Monday, 19 August 2019, 9:46 am | Holocaust Centre

New Zealand’s leading organisation for Holocaust education and remembrance yesterday elected its Board to spearhead the burgeoning number of projects it has on offer. More >>

New Zealanders know very little about the Holocaust

Wednesday, 7 August 2019, 9:23 am | Holocaust Centre

The Holocaust Centre of New Zealand is concerned about the apparent lack of knowledge New Zealanders have about the Holocaust, as revealed in a recent poll, undertaken by the Holocaust Memorial Trust, Auckland. More >>

Holocaust Memorial Exhibition opens in Auckland

Friday, 5 July 2019, 10:01 am | Holocaust Centre

The Children’s Holocaust Memorial will be officially opened at the Central Library in Auckland on 22 July, 2019. More >>

World-Renowned LGBT Expert Coming to Auckland And Wellington

Thursday, 20 June 2019, 1:55 pm | Holocaust Centre

The Holocaust Centre of New Zealand (HCNZ) is excited to welcome Professor William Spurlin, an international expert in LGBT culture and literature, including the treatment of gays and lesbians during the Holocaust, to speak at its second forum for discussion ... More >>

Holocaust Centre Strongly Condemn Christchurch Mosque Attack

Friday, 15 March 2019, 5:02 pm | Holocaust Centre

The Holocaust Centre of New Zealand strongly condemns the acts of violence that have taken place in Christchurch over the past few hours. We are devastated by the news that our fellow citizens can be attacked in a place of worship and peace. Our thoughts ... More >>

The Refugee Experience in New Zealand – Public Forum

Thursday, 29 November 2018, 11:11 am | Holocaust Centre

A Forum on the Refugee Experience in New Zealand – including two extraordinary stories of survival as a Holocaust refugee in the 1950s and as a refugee from war torn Eritrea in 2008 – offers compelling historic and contemporary perspectives ... More >>

Refugee Rights: The Widening Gulf Across the Tasman

Tuesday, 7 August 2018, 3:12 pm | Holocaust Centre

Refugee Rights: The Widening Gulf Across the Tasman Former President of the Australian Human Rights Commission to speak in New Zealand More >>

Holocaust remembrance helps fight racism

Thursday, 25 January 2018, 11:54 am | Holocaust Centre

“Our collaboration with the Human Rights Commission’s ‘Give nothing to racism’ campaign shows how strongly Holocaust remembrance contributes to the aim of improving New Zealand society,” Holocaust Centre of New Zealand director Inge Woolf said ... More >>

Never a more important time to remember the Holocaust

Friday, 27 January 2017, 10:32 pm | Holocaust Centre

On International Holocaust Remembrance Day one of just a handful of child survivors left in New Zealand is warning that hate speech and attacks on minorities around the world are at levels not seen since before World War Two. More >>

Holocaust Centre Condemns Anti-Semitic Attacks

Saturday, 20 October 2012, 7:47 pm | Holocaust Centre

Holocaust Centre of New Zealand Condemns Anti-Semitic Attacks The Holocaust Centre of New Zealand notes the cowardly and disturbing attacks on an Auckland Jewish cemetery late this week. More >>

 

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