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UN Holocaust Remembrance Day - Wellington Public Ceremony

UN Holocaust Remembrance Day - Wellington Public Ceremony

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  • Mon 27 Jan, 1:00pm – 2:30pm


Makara Cemetery, 237 Makara Road, Wellington


All Ages

Ticket Information:

  • Free Admission

This is a free public commemoration acknowledging the United Nations International Holocaust Remembrance Day and the 75th Anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz-Birkenau and other camps.

Join survivors and other distinguished guests as we hear speeches, prayers, light a candle and lay stones, remembering not only the horrors but also the fortitude of survivors and proclaim never again.

Free public bus from Parliament gates, Molesworth St, leaves at 12pm to Makara, stopping at Karori library bus stop on the way there and on the way back to Parliament gates. (sponsored by The Wilson Funeral Home)

Join us as we come together in memory and in honour of the victims and the survivors of the Holocaust. This is an annual worldwide commemoration with events in New Zealand in Wellington, Auckland, Christchurch and Hamilton.

Event sponsored by and in partnership with the New Zealand National Commission for UNESCO, the Wellington City Council, the Council of Jewish Women, Wellington Regional Jewish Council, B'Nai Brith Wellington, and the NZ Human Rights Commission.

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