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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.

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Remember to RSVP for the AGM or organise a proxy voter

Our AGM is at St Andrew’s on The Terrace, 5:30pm, on Thursday 19 October. The important dates leading up to… Read more »

National Library talk (Wellington, 27 & 28 September): Kate Foster on Sir John Hall and the suffrage petition

Letters and the landscape of our lives: the pioneering women in the life of Sir John Hall Date: Wednesday 27 September, 12.10 to… Read more »

Victoria University of Wellington lecture (17 October): Simon Perris, ‘Classical Scholarship and Māori Oral Traditions: The Curious Case of Agathe Thornton’.

Date: Tuesday 17 October Time: 8.00pm Venue: Victoria University of Wellington, Kelburn campus, Hugh Mackenzie LT 104 (HM LT104) Agathe… Read more »

National Library talk (Wellington, 19 September) – The Women’s Suffrage Petition – writing biographies.

Tuesday 19th September 2017 12.10pm – 1.00pm, Programme Rooms, Te Ahumairangi Ground Floor, National Library of New Zealand.   We have… Read more »

Volume 23, issue 1 (May 2017)

Michael Kelly’s editorial discusses the limited services and communication from the National Library and Archives New Zealand’s Wellington repositories following… Read more »