The editorial in this issue reflects on the outcome of the election and Prime Minister Helen Clark’s decision to stay on as Minister for Arts, Culture and Heritage.
Peter Cooke reviews Archives New Zealand’s new digital catalogue, Archway, and laments the loss of the previous paper-based finding aids. Bronwyn Dalley reports back on a British public history conference – International Public History – at which many of the attendees were sceptical about government sponsorship of public history.
Michael Kelly profiles the first 50 years of the New Zealand Historic Places Trust, while Tony Nightingale looks to the next 50 years in reviewing the recent anniversary conference.
Melanie Lovell-Smith highlights the less obvious places to find images for your work; Malcolm McKinnon investigates what Te Ara is up to; and Kelly assesses the National Library’s new look entranceway. Kirstie Ross discusses the upcoming Costume and Textiles conference in Wellington, and Susan Butterworth rounds off the issue with an overview of other happenings at Archives New Zealand.
Read this issue: Phanzine November 2005