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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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Reminder – NZHA 2021 Conference Call for Papers

This is just a reminder that the deadline to submit paper proposals for the 2021 NZHA Conference is fast approaching… Read more »

Oral History Australia National Conference

Oral History Australia is delighted to announce that its biennial national conference is scheduled for the 14-16 October in Launceston.… Read more »


Members are advised that the PHANZA AGM will be held at Antrim House (Heritage New Zealand Pouhere Taonga head office),… Read more »

Applicants wanted for the Environment and Heritage Committee

The Department of Internal Affairs has issued a call for nominations for appointment to Lottery distribution committees on behalf of… Read more »

Job Vacancy – Heritage Specialist at Tauranga City Libraries

Tauranga City Libraries have an exciting opportunity for two Heritage Specialists with energy and initiative to join the Heritage & Research team.… Read more »