Month: March 2020

COVID-19: The importance of collaboration, science and communication

Kia ora Tātou, In light of the Government’s decision on Monday 23 March to move immediately to level 3 (and subsequently level 4) of the COVID-19 response, we felt it was important to reflect on the responsibility UNESCO has—both as a National Commission and internationally—to support the sharing of reliable, trusted information. Firstly, internationally UNESCO… Read more »

New inscriptions to the New Zealand Memory of the World register for 2020

On Monday the 17th of February the newest inscriptions to the UNESCO Memory of the World New Zealand Register were made at a ceremony at National Library of New Zealand. Precious documentary heritage is added yearly to the register in recognition of its significance to New Zealand history. To celebrate the taonga inscribed on the… Read more »