Month: January 2017

Holocaust remembrance in Wellington

Robyn Baker attended her first event as Chair of the New Zealand National Commission for UNESCO at the observance of United Nations International Holocaust Remembrance Day in Wellington on 27 January.   The serene rural surroundings at the Jewish Cemetery, Makara, were backdrop for the event, where Robyn and other dignitaries laid commemorative stones. In… Read more »

Dunedin UNESCO City of Literature activities

Literature continues to be a vibrant part of Dunedin life. Here’s a taste of what’s been happening in the UNESCO City of Literature lately, and a preview of the year ahead. Poems in the Waiting Room The Poems in the Waiting Room (NZ) project, based in Dunedin, distributes 8000 free poetry cards every season to… Read more »