PHANZA is delighted to let our members know that two new NZJPH articles are now available. Katie Pickles’ ‘Christchurch’s Cathedral Square and the Importance of Public Squares’ and Sarah Gallagher’s ‘A “Clever Knight of the Camera”: A Biographical Note About Frederick Finch, Resident of Wakatipu’ can both be found on the PHANZA website here.
Katie Pickles is Professor of History at the University of Canterbury. She grew up in the eastern
suburbs and has a longstanding research and teaching interest in Christchurch/Ōtautahi’s history.
Her publications include Hall of Fame: Life Stories of New Zealand Women (about Bishop Julius Hall)
and Christchurch Ruptures, and she is currently writing about Aunt Haysl and the Hay’s roof and a
new biography of Kate Sheppard.
Sarah Gallagher is a Heritage Assessment Advisor at Heritage New Zealand Pouhere Taonga based
in Ōtepoti Dunedin, where she is responsible for developing and maintaining Rārangi Kōrero /
The List for Otago Southland. She has an MA in Classics from the University of Otago and an
MLIS from Victoria University of Wellington. Sarah developed the Dunedin Flat Names Project
and is the primary author of Scarfie Flats of Dunedin (Imagination Press, 2019). She is interested in
the connections between people, place and identity.