The editorial announces that members from Dunedin and Auckland have joined the PHANZA committee to improve national representation and accountability.
Redmer Yska’s profile covers the career and published works of historian Gavin McLean.
In heritage related issues Tony Nightingale expresses his concerns that the plans for the Tomb of an Unknown Warrior will destroy the approach and landscaping of the National War Memorial; Michael Kelly writes about the loss of New Zealand’s coastal archaeology due to increased subdivision and development and Jan Harris talks about her experiences planning a new museum in a historic building in Otaki.
There is also a review of the Southern People Southern Land exhibition at the Otago Museum and Kelly’s regular web-site review looks at a virtual history tour of the Port of Los Angeles.
Read this issue: Phanzine April 2003