ARANZ is excited to announce that nominations are now open for the Ian Wards and Michael Standish prizes.
The annual Ian Wards Prize honours the contribution to New Zealand scholarship of Ian McLean Wards, Chief Government Historian 1968-1983. It recognises a published work that makes substantial, imaginative and exemplary use of New Zealand archives and records. Works published in Aotearoa in 2021 are eligible for nomination.
The biennial Michael Standish Prize honours the first permanent Chief Archivist of the National Archives and architect of the 1957 Archives Act. It recognises an outstanding essay by an ARANZ member who is a New Zealand archivist or records manager. Essays published in Aotearoa or internationally between Dec 2019 and Dec 2021 are eligible for nomination.