Volume 1, Issue 1 (April 1995)

David Grant’s editorial in Phanzine‘s first issue outlines the growth of public history and the community of professional historians in New Zealand, and PHANZA’s aims. PHANZA’s Constitution is published in this issue.

Ben Schrader discusses the December 1994 Annual General Meeting and the 1995 Committee is introduced: Graham Buterworth, Bronwyn Dalley, David Grant, Bronwyn Labrum, Gavin McLean, Tony Nightingale, Ben Schrader and Helen Walter.

Susan Butterworth is the subject of ‘Profile of a Public Historian.’ The first in another series of articles, ‘Institutions which employ historians’, looks at the Crown Law Office and the Dictionary of New Zealand Biography, the latter headed by General Editor Claudia Orange.

Read this issue:Phanzine April 1995