Masthead 3
Masthead 3 Masthead mobile 3
Ngā Rongo Kōrero

News and Views

View our latest news, media releases, newsletters and event updates. Hear from our commissioners, UNESCO Aotearoa Youth Leaders, and our collaborating agencies and organisations. Read our latest updates or delve into the past.

‘More information sharing’ was one of the key takeaway messages from the fifth interregional meeting of National Commissions, held in Kenya this month.
Robyn in Kenya
Kraków (City of Literature) and Katowice (City of Music) jointly hosted the 12th Annual Meeting of the Creative Cities Network which was attended by a representatives from Auckland City of Music. and Dunedin City of Literature.
Auckland city of music photo splore festival serena stevenson
People with a great idea for turning high-quality research into an innovative learning resource are invited to apply for the Beeby Award 2018.
Thumbs up
The New Zealand National Commission for UNESCO has endorsed the ‘Waitaki Whitestone Aspiring Geopark’ to bid for international UNESCO Global Geopark status.
Geopark waitaki RS
The 8th Memory of the World Committee for Asia (MOWCAP) and the Pacific General Meeting were held in the Republic of Korea from 29 May to 1 June. A record 28 countries from the Asia Pacific region were represented at the meeting.
MOW NZMS 828 John A Lee Scrapbook
Kauri plays a significant role as a national icon in Aotearoa yet the species is under threat. Auckland based The Kauri Project received major grant funding through the New Zealand National Commission for UNESCO last year to develop a platform for creative action to protect this precious taonga across the kauri lands region.
Matatina TKP Hui 026 small
Scroll to top