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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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Applications for Lilburn Research Fellowship 2019 now open (closing 8 April 2018)

The Lilburn Trust, in association with the Alexander Turnbull Library, is inviting applications for the Lilburn Research Fellowship, 2019. The… Read more »

Unveiling of William Colenso Square and book launch (Wellington, 1 February)

Mayor Justin Lester, Wairarapa Archive, Fraser Books and the Colenso Society invite you to the unveiling of William Colenso Square… Read more »

Vacancy: Senior Historian at the Ministry for Culture and Heritage, Wellington (Closing 6 February)

The Ministry for Culture and Heritage currently has a vacancy for a Senior Historian. The job description and further details… Read more »

Vacancies: Historian and Senior Historian at the Office of Treaty Settlements, Wellington (closing 2 February)

The Office of Treaty Settlements has two current vacancies: Historian and Senior Historian. Job descriptions and further details are available… Read more »

Essentials of oral history workshop (Wellington, 24 Feb and 24 March)

Dates for a Wellington Essentials of Oral History workshop have been confirmed. The Essentials of Oral History research – This is a two day course,… Read more »