Unlike a typical bench and plaque, the memorial's designer says it engages in simple, object theatre.
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The team at Anne Frank New Zealand are delighted that ‘Let Me Be Myself’ opened in Napier on 18th March. Keep Reading
Anne Frank: Let Me Be Myself features in Hawkes Bay Today (19 March, 2021), after opening in Napier this month. Keep Reading
On 3rd March 2021 Anne Frank: Let Me Be Myself closed its doors to visitors at Motueka District Museum where its curator, Jen Calder, took time to reflect on the exhibition’s successful stay at her venue. Keep Reading
When Boyd Klap took on the role as Chairman of Anne Frank New Zealand in 2017 the plan was to enable 'Anne Frank: Let Me Be Myself' tour the country for three years (2018-2020). Now we're at the end of 2020, Boyd reflects on what has been achieved in the past three years and what is to come for Anne Frank NZ: What do I feel has... Keep Reading
Motueka District Museum is one of New Zealand’s little gems. It is housed in the original Motueka District High School building, where local students were taught from its opening in 1913 to its closure in 1969. Given to Motueka District Council on condition that it should be used as a museum, it opened its doors to visitors in 1987... Keep Reading
During the last three years 2018 – 2020, 103,754 people have visited the Anne Frank travelling exhibition in New Zealand. In addition to that 21,471 students have visited the exhibition. This is partly the result of the training of peer guides who take their fellow students through the exhibition. Keep Reading
When the Airforce Museum of New Zealand chose to host the exhibition for a second time, the team at Anne Frank NZ were delighted. Back in 2018, numbers of peer guides and general visitors at the venue were impressive and we hoped to see a similar response to the exhibition in Christchurch in 2020. However, this was all before COVID-19.. Keep Reading
March 2020 saw the beginning of a challenging season for New Zealand. All businesses, cultural venues, schools and other learning centres throughout the country went into COVID-19 lockdown, mirroring the actions of many other nations around the globe. Keep Reading
Chairman of Anne Frank NZ, Boyd Klap, reflects on the relevance and importance of Diary of a Young Girl during COVID-19 lockdown. Inspired by Anne's writing, he encourages us to keep a diary during these challenging times. Keep Reading
Anne Frank NZ was delighted to see Let Me Be Myself open at Te Awahou Nieuwe Stroom in Foxton on 31st October. A vibrant museum that celebrates New Zealand’s Dutch immigrant community and culture, this was the perfect place to house Anne Frank for the next four months. Keep Reading
Read more about the opening of Anne Frank in Dunedin Keep Reading