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Eleven bells for Armistice centenary, then cacophonous chorus

The Rangimarie peace bell of the National War Memorial Carillon will toll eleven times to mark the start of the two-minute silence of remembrance at 11.00am on Sunday at the official Armistice Centenary National Ceremony in Wellington. Then, at 11.02am, a celebratory fanfare will be played by the full bells of the carillon, the third largest in …

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Remember Kristallnacht, fight fascism, embrace hope and violins

On the anniversary of Kristallnacht, it’s time to look back 80 years and ask: who makes the Nazis? Then look forward with hope and music. By Mark Cubey Smashed windows of a Jewish business in Germany after Kristallnacht, 1938 In case you were wondering, it’s fine after the events of the last 12 months to call …

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What are fair borders for New Zealand?

A discussion on migration tonight (Thursday 28 June) will explore how New Zealand’s borders impact on citizens, recent immigrants, and people who aren’t permitted to set foot on this land. Auckland academic David Hall (pictured), editor of last year’s BWB Text Fair Borders?, will lead the discussion with contributors Andrew Chen, Arama Rataand and Evelyn Marsters. It is part …

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