Notices

Mechanics Conference Online Conference – 15th October

Posted on August 30 2021

Registration for the 2021 Mechanics’ Institutes Worldwide conference is now open! This special online conference will be held on Friday 15th October. On October 16th 1821, the world’s first mechanics institute was inaugurated as the Edinburgh School of Arts and to commemorate this event Heriot-Watt University is hosting a global conference to mark the 200th anniversary of the foundation of the

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2021 AGM

Posted on August 23 2021

Members are advised that papers for next month’s AGM are now up on the website. Please visit Documents to view or download these. Just a reminder that the AGM will be held in the Heritage New Zealand Pouhere Taonga board room, Antrim House, 63 Boulcott Street, Wellington at 6pm, Thursday 23 September 2021.

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Historian Wanted – Research on 28th Battalion

Posted on August 18 2021

Tamaki Legal is looking to engage a historian to undertake research into the 28th Battalion that served during WWII. They have provided the following brief: The 28th Battalion was a unit in the 2nd NZ Expeditionary Force, and was comprised completely of Māori soldiers. They served in major battles in Greece, Crete, North Africa and Italy. “We are seeking this

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Job Vacancy – Senior Heritage Advisor (DOC)

Posted on August 18 2021

DOC is seeking a Senior Heritage Advisor to improve and transform heritage at Te Papa Atawhai. This role is based on the West Coast and will work across the Western South Island regions. In this role, you will work closely with regional leaders to integrate regional work programmes with national heritage strategies, build regional relationships, and improve the capability and

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Job Vacancy – Manager Heritage Listing/Kaiwhakahaere Rārangi Kōrero

Posted on August 18 2021

Heritage New Zealand Pouhere Taonga is seeking an enthusiastic and resourceful manager with relevant experience in heritage who will manage listing processes and guide quality, capability and process improvements. This is a full-time role in the Policy Team and based in Wellington. In this role your duties will include providing national leadership for the delivery of listing services, providing heritage

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Advisor Heritage, Commemorations and Protocol Programmes

Posted on July 31 2021

The NZDF is seeking someone to support the Senior Advisor Heritage, Commemorations and Protocol programmes primarily through research. This role is a full-time permanent position based in Wellington. The candidate will have a strong interest in NZ military history and demonstrate a proven ability in researching material, analysing and providing practical recommendations. For a full job description, please click here

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Reminder – NZHA 2021 Conference Call for Papers

Posted on July 23 2021

This is just a reminder that the deadline to submit paper proposals for the 2021 NZHA Conference is fast approaching on 31 July. The NZHA welcome proposals for: • Individual Papers – Please provide a paper title, an abstract of no more than 250 words, a short biography of no more than 100 words, and your contact details.  • Complete Panels – Please provide three

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Applicants wanted for the Environment and Heritage Committee

Posted on July 17 2021

The Department of Internal Affairs has issued a call for nominations for appointment to Lottery distribution committees on behalf of the Minister of Internal Affairs. This includes a call for nominations to the Environment and Heritage Committee. The Environment and Heritage Committee considers applications for funding for a range of projects to protect New Zealand’s cultural, natural and physical heritage.

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Job Vacancy – Heritage Specialist at Tauranga City Libraries

Posted on July 17 2021

Tauranga City Libraries have an exciting opportunity for two Heritage Specialists with energy and initiative to join the Heritage & Research team. These full-time positions facilitate the preservation and celebration of Tauranga city’s history and shared history with Tangata Whenua. Key responsibilities include managing the archives, assessing new donations against our collection criteria, curating, describing, and digitising the library’s heritage and research

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Judith Binney Fellowship and Writing Awards – Applications Open

Posted on June 27 2021

The Judith Binney Trust is pleased to announce that applications for the 2022 Judith Binney Fellowship and Writing Awards will open on 5 July 2021.  The Fellowships and Writing Awards support research and writing on New Zealand history or associated topics. The Judith Binney Fellowship is available for an established scholar to undertake or complete significant research. Writing Awards are

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Applicants wanted for Guardians Kaitiaki of the Alexander Turnbull Library

Posted on June 25 2021

The Department of Internal Affairs is seeking candidates to be general members of the Guardians Kaitiaki of the Alexander Turnbull Library (Guardians Kaitiaki). Guardians Kaitiaki advise the Minister Responsible for the National Library on key matters relating to the operation of the Turnbull Library. There are two Guardian Kaitiaki positions available with members appointed for three-year terms. Applications can be sent

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NZHA Conference – Extended Call for Papers & Reminder to Nominate for Prizes

Posted on June 19 2021

The NZHA Executive are continuing to plan for the Association’s 2021 Conference, and they hope to open the registration portal very soon. In the meantime, this is just a short notice detailing an extension to the paper submission deadline and a reminder that nominations for the 2021 NZHA Prizes need to be made soon. Conference Paper Submissions The NZHA have

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Research required at Auckland University

Posted on June 19 2021

A PhD student at the University of Versailles Saint Quentin in France, Nicolas Lucic, needs an Auckland-based researcher to undertake some work on his behalf.  The subject of his interest is the records of the British Western Pacific Territories, which were moved to the University of Auckland Libraries. The university has asked him to get a third-party to locate the

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Launch of the Australia and Aotearoa NZ Public History Network

Posted on June 12 2021

The launch of the Australia and Aotearoa NZ Public History Network has just been announced. The AAPHN aims to develop public history across Australasia by providing a means of networking, communication and knowledge sharing for individuals and organisations who practice public and applied history. All in the historical community across Australasia are welcome to join (contact arts.CAH@mq.edu.au) and read blog

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