In this issue we introduce Phanzine‘s two new editors, Margaret Tennant and Marguerite Hill, and update members about some changes to the committee: former President Imelda Bargas returns as a committee member and current President Ewan Morris will be in contact from Edinburgh where he is spending a year as a Visiting Scholar at the University of Edinburgh.
Michael Kelly’s heritage column looks at the impacts of climate change on built heritage and Claudia Orange pays tribute to noted historian William (Bill) Oliver, who passed away in November 2015.
David Verran’s ‘News from the North’ includes an update on Auckland’s Heritage Weerk, while Hill’s ‘News from the South’ looks at changes to the Canterbury heritage landscape, including the closure of the Canterbury Cultural Collections Recovery Centre which was set up after the Canterbury earthquakes.
There are two conference reviews in this issue: Hill talks about the New Zealand Historical Association conference and Tennant looks at ‘Making Women Visible’, held at Otago University, 15-17 February 2016. David Colquhoun also writes about the International Sports and Leisure Colloquium he attended at Manchester Metropolitan University.
We also have reports on Auckland and Wellington members meetings, the Centenary History of the First World War programme and note Graham Butterworth’s passing.
Read this issue: Phanzine April 2016