This issue celebrates PHANZA’s 20th anniversary, with reflections from PHANZA members on the state of public history today.
Nancy Swarbrick writes about the end of phase one of Te Ara – the Encyclopedia of New Zealand and the future of the project, while Neill Atkinson outlines the work that the Ministry for Culture and Heritage is undertaking for the First World War centenary. Margaret Tennant focuses on the role of the historian writing institutional histories, and Claire Hall looks at the status of oral history in New Zealand. Michael Kelly looks at changes in attitudes to historic heritage in New Zealand over the last 20 years.
David Young and Bronwyn Dalley outline the career and contribution of Jock Phillips, PHANZA’s first life membership recipient. The issue closes with profiles of our new committee members Sandra Gorter, Elizabeth Cox and Paul Husbands.
Read this issue: Phanzine December 2014