This issue includes an interview with PHANZA co-founder Ben Schrader and an obituary for historian and archivist Frank Rogers, one of PHANZA’s oldest and earliest members.
PHANZA President Malcolm McKinnon looks at criticism levelled at some recent practices at Archives New Zealand, while Susan Butterworth offers some pointers to self-employed historians. In his regular heritage column, Michael Kelly considers the opportunity lost by not housing the new Supreme Court in the old High Court building.
Other articles discuss a bibliography released by the Waitangi Tribunal, the digitisation of McLintock’s 1966 An Encyclopaedia of New Zealand and a campaign in Britain to get public support behind history with ‘History Matters – Pass It On’. There is news that two members feature in the Montana Book Awards this year and an update on overhauling PHANZA’s website.
Read this issue: Phanzine August 2006