Open daily from 10 am to 1pm except Saturdays and outside these hours by special arrangement. Contact us on +64 4 801 9480

Learn about the 1.5 million buttons collected for the Button Memorial project

Visit the Centre and meet our volunteers

Come Visit the Centre

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.

AIDA's Secret Screening

The Doc Edge Presents 2018 season will open on Saturday, 27 January with a screening of AIDA’A SECRET in Auckland and Wellington. This film was one of the highlights of the 2017 Festival.

About the film:
Aida's Secret
Israel, Germany, United States | 2016 | 91 min | English, Hebrew | Dir. Alon Schwarz

Reunited after 70 years, two brothers separated at birth, undertake to reclaim their history to uncover decades of complex family secrets and lies. Powerful, suspense-filled story of resilience and compassion.

Auckland: Sat, 27 Jan 2018, 2.00pm at the Academy Cinemas
Wellington: Sat, 27 Jan 2018, 4.30pm at Ngā Taonga Sound & Vision

Watch trailer:

Buy Tickets:
Single Ticket $12.70 (incl. GST + booking fee)
*Door sale is available if the session is not sold out prior to screenings.

Season Pass $109.76 (incl. GST + booking fee)
*The season pass is personal and is not transferable to another person or event.


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Get Directions to the Holocaust Centre of New Zealand

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.

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The Holocaust Centre of New Zealand is a member of the Association of Holocaust Organizations - an International Network for the Advancement of Holocaust Education, Remembrance & Research

A Registered Charity

The Holocaust Centre of New Zealand is a registered charitable entity and donations are tax deductible. Charity registration number CC48551.