Auckland

Vicky McCulloch

Posted on September 21 2021

Experienced Collection Manager and Archivist with a demonstrated history of working in the heritage industry. Skilled in archives and collection management and research. Professional with a Post Graduate Diploma Museum Studies, Bachelor of Arts in history and Diploma of Business in management.

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Stephen Clarke

Posted on September 21 2021

A History graduate of the University of Otago (BA Hons, MA) and the University of New South Wales (PhD), I am a professional historian, founder and managing director of Making History Ltd. After working as a historian at the Ministry for Culture and Heritage and a fifteen-year career with charities in both New Zealand and the United Kingdom, I founded

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Sheridan Gundry

Posted on September 21 2021

I was born in Auckland but, after 33 years living around the wider Eastland district, call Gisborne my home. I drew on over 12 years in journalism and a degree in English to establish GEMS Communications in early 1997. I was a reporter for The Opotiki News for two years before becoming sub-editor and senior journalist at The Gisborne Herald

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Ruth Greenaway

Posted on September 21 2021

I am passionate about recording the stories of people, families, local communities, businesses and not for profit /community organisations. I am experienced in oral history interviewing, research, writing and publishing. I work with graphic designers, editors and publishers. I studied New Zealand, Australian and Pacific history at Victoria University as well as theatre, and women’s studies. I also have a

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Randolph Hollingsworth

Posted on September 21 2021

Independent Scholar, working on a place-based and cross-cultural history of the 1885 tour of New Zealand by Mary Clement Leavitt, world missionary for the Woman’s Christian Temperance Union (see work in progress at hollingsworth.wordpress.com). Women’s history offers an interesting lens by which to view mainstream narratives, and critical inquiry provides new insights into our everyday stories of news and community-based

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Michael Wynd

Posted on September 21 2021

Michael Wynd is the Researcher and Military Historian at the National Museum of the Royal New Zealand Navy. My research interests are the military and naval history of New Zealand, general naval history, the First World War, Colonial Warfare in the 19th Century including the New Zealand Wars and the American Civil War Contact Details: 64 King Edward Parade Private

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Marguerite Hill

Posted on September 21 2021

I am currently working as Heritage Researcher for Auckland Council. I have previously worked as a social history curator at Canterbury Museum and Auckland War Memorial Museum and as a Resources Researcher at Te Ara Encyclopedia of New Zealand. I was secretary of PHANZA for many years and also served as a regional representative for Canterbury and Auckland. My list

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John Adam

Posted on September 21 2021

John has been a self-employed landscape historian since 1998 whose business is ‘Endangered Gardens.’ He studied Horticulture and Park and Recreation Administration at Lincoln College in the 1970s an in 1989 he completed a short course in Canada on Heritage Gardens followed by a Bachelor’s Degree in ‘Arts in Anthropology’ at the University of Auckland in 2000. In December 2002

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Gail Romano

Posted on September 21 2021

Gail is a historian and researcher working in the culture and heritage sector as Associate Curator, War History at Auckland War Memorial Museum. She is particularly interested in social, cultural and economic aspects of New Zealand’s war experiences. She was a member of the team which developed the New Zealand Liberation Museum Te Arawhata in Le Quesnoy, France, and which

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Diana Morrow

Posted on September 21 2021

Experienced historian, local, business, rural, administrative histories, biography, women’s issues. Specialities: local history-Auckland and Wellington, rural, administrative, business history, Maori/Treaty work; biography, museum research and interpretive writing Publications and Research, City of Enterprise 2006 Auckland Business History Urban Village (2008) [Ponsonby History] A Fine Prospect (2011) [Remuera History] Jewish Lives in New Zealand 2012 Changing Times: New Zealand Since 1945(2013)

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David Verran

Posted on September 21 2021

I volunteer at both Devonport and Birkenhead Museums, as well as Auckland Council Archives. I also conduct regular tours of Symonds Street Cemeteries and give public talks on aspects of North Shore history. I graduated with MA Hons in history from the University of Auckland in 1974 and also hold a Diploma from the New Zealand Library School. I worked

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Christopher Thompson

Posted on September 21 2021

Dr Christopher Thompson is a design historian and was educated at the University of Auckland, Auckland University of Technology (AUT) and the University of Brighton (England) where he gained a PhD with a thesis on the invention of industrial design councils in Great Britain and New Zealand. As a cataloguer and, later, curator of international decorative arts and design, he

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André Taber

Posted on September 21 2021

I am currently working on a project to research and document the history of Chinese restaurants and takeaways in New Zealand, funded by the Chinese Poll Tax Heritage Trust. I have experience as a tour guide and in researching, planning, writing and building self-guided walking tour apps.

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Sandra Gorter

Posted on September 10 2021

Sandra is a professional historian whose works include books and articles published in the fields of maritime, company and social history.   Her published career began with a technical manual, a canoeing and kayaking guide to the rivers of Tasmania that is the basis for the current Paddle Tasmania website.   The three works Ranger, Fidelis and Scout are embedded

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Monica Webb

Posted on September 10 2021

I completed my MA in History (Distinction) at Massey University with my thesis on the life of Lady Anna Stout and I am currently preparing the manuscript for the full-length biography of Lady Stout. I have taught and tutored New Zealand history courses at Massey University and presented papers at numerous conferences. My paper entitled A Colonial for the Cause

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