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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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In the final issue for 2020, we announce the arrival of PHANZA to Instagram; Margaret Tennant reflects on writing the… Read more »

NZ Gas Industry centennial history – second call for a historian

The New Zealand Institution of Gas Engineers is issuing a second call for a historian to write its centennial history.… Read more »

PHANZA Christmas Events (Auckland/Wellington)

Merry Christmas from PHANZA!! We’d like to invite you to attend our PHANZA Christmas events in Auckland (13th December) or Wellington… Read more »

Phanzine: call for member publications

The next issue of Phanzine is being compiled and editor Margaret Tennant would like to hear of any new publications by… Read more »

39th Annual Conference of the Australian and New Zealand Law and History Society (9th December)

The Australian and New Zealand Law and History Society invites you to an intensive one day world-wide gathering devoted to… Read more »