The displays focus on the Holocaust and New Zealand:
Jewish life before and after the Holocaust.
Two parallel Timelines, events in Europe and the New Zealand responses.
The experience of the Holocaust told through the stories of New Zealand Holocaust survivors.
Powerful videos of Holocaust survivors telling their stories.
View the new exhibition 'Auschwitz to Aotearoa: Survival in Nazi Concentration Camps' about nine Jewish women, from different countries and backgrounds, who survived Auschwitz and later came to New Zealand.
Gain an insight into the experiences of Holocaust survivors based in New Zealand and their war-time lives.
Learn about the challenges refugees from Nazi Europe faced in New Zealand.
We are bringing outreach to the South Island for a week from Monday 2nd April to Friday 7 April.
Details of dates, times and how to book are provided below. All schools, except those in Nelson, will
have two/three sessions each day. Contact Chris Harris at
Monday 3 April: Nelson Region
Wednesday 5 April: Christchurch, Papanui High School.
Thursday 6 April: Oamaru, Waitaki Girls
Friday 7 April: John McGlashan College
The Holocaust Centre of New Zealand is located at the Wellington Jewish Community Centre,
80 Webb Street, Te Aro, Wellington 6011.
Open Sunday - Friday 10am - 1pm, and outside these hours by special arrangement.