Photographic research

Clare Gleeson

Posted on September 21 2021

I am a freelance historian specialising in New Zealand’s colonial music and gardening histories. I have had academic articles on these topics published in “New Zealand Journal of History”, “Journal of New Zealand Studies”, “Script & Print: Journal of the Bibliographical Society of Australia and New Zealand”, “Australian Garden History” and “Historic Gardens Review”. I have also written for the

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Bee Dawson

Posted on September 21 2021

I am a freelance author, specialising in social, local, family farming and garden histories. My 20 books include the recently published Otari, two hundred years of Otari-Wilton’s Bush (The Cuba Press, 2022), Lady Painters, the Flower Painters of Early New Zealand (Penguin, 1999), A History of Gardening in New Zealand (Random House, 2010), Mighty Moves, Heavy Haulage and House Moving

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Alison Breese

Posted on September 21 2021

Alison is a Heritage Assessment Advisor for Heritage New Zealand Pouhere Taonga and historian for the company Museograph. She has had over 20 years’ experience in archives and research and recently completed the first digital Masters of History at University of Otago in 2020. She has held the portfolio for website and social media on the National Council of Archives

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Fiona Mckergow

Posted on September 10 2021

I have a background in collaborative history – Women Together (1993, 2018); Dictionary of New Zealand Biography (1996, 1998); Looking Flash (2007); Te Hao Nui (2011) – and museum curatorship. In 2020, I was granted an Award in History to prepare my doctoral thesis on colonial textile culture in 19th century Aotearoa New Zealand for publication. I am an editor

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Danielle Campbell

Posted on September 10 2021

I am a qualified heritage professional with interpretation, research, collections management and curatorial experience at Te Papa, the New Zealand Police Museum, Wellington City Council’s Heritage Team and The Treasury Research Centre and Archive in Thames. I am passionate about exhibition and public programme development, heritage interpretation and increasing access to museum and archive collections. I am a PHANZA Executive

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Lynette Townsend

Posted on September 2 2021

I’m a historian with a focus on telling stories through alternative media and multiple platforms. I’m currently doing that through collectable stamps and coins at New Zealand Post. Projects completed while Senior Historian, Audio-Visual Content at Manatū Taonga Ministry for Culture and Heritage include ‘Te Tai: Treaty Settlement Stories’, and ‘Women, the Vote and Activism’ for Suffrage 125.I also have

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