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Since 1994 the Professional Historians’ Association of New Zealand/Aotearoa (PHANZA) has been representing and advancing the interests of New Zealand’s professional historians.

Our members enhance New Zealanders’ understanding of their place in the world by exploring our past. PHANZA works to ensure this important contribution is recognised and members have opportunities to develop their careers.

Latest News

Volume 23, issue 3 (December 2017)

The December issue begins with an article by Tim Shoebridge of the Ministry for Culture and Heritage announcing a new… Read more »

Volume 23, issue 2 (August 2017)

The President’s editorial focuses on the upcoming general election and key issues for historians. The issue contains: a review by… Read more »

Book launch (Wellington), Thursday 14 June at Vic Books Pipitea

Catherine Knight’s latest book is being launched by the Minister for the Environment, Hon David Parker. Beyond Manapouri: 50 years… Read more »

Tender opportunity: Wellington City Council Review of Pre-1930s Character Areas in the Wellington City District Plan (closes 30 May 2018)

Wellington City Council has put out a request for proposals to undertake a review of pre-1930s character areas in the… Read more »