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Since 1994 the Professional Historians’ Association of New Zealand/Aotearoa (PHANZA) has been representing and advancing the interests of New Zealand’s professional historians.

Our members enhance New Zealanders’ understanding of their place in the world by exploring our past. PHANZA works to ensure this important contribution is recognised and members have opportunities to develop their careers.

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Public Lecture by Professor Alexander Freund (Wellington, 28 November 2018)

Professor Alexander Freund of the University of Winnipeg is giving a public lecture at the National Library: My People’s Crimes:… Read more »

National Library summer hours from 1 December 2018 to 2 March 2019

The National Library of New Zealand, Te Puna Mātauranga o Aotearoa, Molesworth Street, Wellington, will be trialling summer hours from… Read more »

Talk by Vincent O’Malley on the New Zealand Wars (Wellington, 22 November)

Defining conflicts? The New Zealand Wars Dr Vincent O’Malley will present an overview of this turbulent period in our history… Read more »

National Library talk by Gary Clover on the Wesleyan Hokianga mission, 1827-1855 (Wellington, 21 November)

Author Gary Clover will present his recently launched book on culture change and Māori conversion during the Wesleyan Hokianga Mission:… Read more »

Seminar: Public health reflections on the influenza pandemic and World War One (Wellington, 16 November 2018)

The Department of Public Health at the University of Otago in Wellington is holding a seminar reflecting on the influenza… Read more »