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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.
There is increasing discussion about hate speech and the issues associated with the publishing and circulation of hateful content online. But what is hate speech? And what does it mean in a New Zealand context? Is it a significant issue in New Zealand – and for whom? And what are the appropriate responses?
An Enviroschools Kindergarten that focuses on embedding place-based education, Te Tiriti o Waitangi and global citizenship into their programme is providing inspiration for a research project funded by the New Zealand National Commission for UNESCO.
Dunedin UNESCO City of Literature is excited to partner with the Pulse Energy Highlanders rugby team in a new pilot programme, Little Landers Literature, designed to encourage primary school pupils to read more.