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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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Vacancy: Heritage Assessment Advisor at Heritage New Zealand (closes 18 July 2018)

Heritage New Zealand Pouhere Taonga is advertising for a Heritage Assessment Advisor. The position is full time and is based… Read more »

Chunuk Bair Gallipoli Commemoration and book launch (8 August, Palmerston North)

Chunuk Bair Gallipoli commemoration and book launch, ‘The Myriad Legacies of 1917: a Year of War and Revolution’. Presenters: Professor… Read more »

Talk by oral historian Indira Chowdhury (25 July, Auckland)

Unheard Voices and Forms of Cultural Memory: oral history and the postcolonial archives in India The National Oral History Association… Read more »

Wellington based historian sought for family history project

An historian is sought for a Wellington oral history project. Details below: The essence of the project is to interview… Read more »

Save the Date: PHANZA Conference, 13–14 April 2019

After the war – what’s next? PHANZA will be holding a conference in April 2019, with the theme: ‘After the… Read more »