[AHM trust founder Bob Narev spent two years in Theresienstadt concentration camp in Czech Republic]

Auckland is getting its first ever Holocaust tribute in the form of a living garden made using cobblestones from a Jewish ghetto.

The Auckland Holocaust Memorial Trust (AHMT) will begin designing a living landscape called the Garden of Humanity in the Auckland Domain after gaining the Auckland Domain Committee’s approval last week.

An overgrown pond outside the Winter Garden has been indicated as a likely spot and will have about 200 cobblestones built around the water.

[Read the full article on Stuff here]

AHMT spokeswoman Nadine Rubin Nathan told One Community Chronicle that, moving forward, the Trust will now begin to engage with landscape architects on a working design. “We will also continue our fundraising efforts in order to realise this gift to the city of Auckland.”