The refugee experience in New Zealand: Two unique perspectives
Hear two personal stories of what it is like to seek refuge in New Zealand. This talk will provide a fascinating historical perspective and insight into the refugee experience.
Inge Woolf came to New Zealand as a Holocaust refugee in the 1950s, Ibrahim Omer in 2008 from war-torn Eritrea.
Over 50 years apart, these two personal stories of seeking refuge in New Zealand provide a fascinating historical perspective and insight into the refugee experience.
All forums will be live-streamed on the Holocaust Centre of New Zealand’s Facebook page.
About the speakers
Tracey Barnett will moderate this session. Tracey is a journalist and former Executive Member of the Refugee Councill of New Zealand.
Ibrahim Omer is a former refugee who arrived in New Zealand in 2008 through the refugee quota. He is the Chair of the Change Makers Refugee Forum.
Inge Woolf survived the Holocaust and is a co-founder of the Holocaust Centre of New Zealand.
Date: Tuesday 4 December 2018
Time: 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m.
Location: Te Ahumairangi (ground floor), National Library, corner Molesworth and Aitken Streets, Thorndon