Notices

Vacancies, Collection Manager and Programme Developer

Posted on September 10 2021

Te Manawa Museum of Art, Science and Heritage in Palmerston North is seeking two people to join their team, a Collection Manager; and a Programme Developer. The Collections Manager role will be responsible for Te Manawa’s art collection and will require you to have a thorough understanding of collection management principles. The Programme Developer role will be responsible for developing

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Friends of the Turnbull Library Research Grant 2022

Posted on September 10 2021

Applications for the Friends of the Turnbull Library Research Grant 2022 are now open. Scholars undertaking research in the collections of the Alexander Turnbull Library are invited to apply for the grant, worth up to $20,000. The closing date is 8th October 2021. Further information, including application forms, can be found on the FoTL website at https://turnbullfriends.org.nz/research-grant/ A PDF with

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Auckland Council Archives September Newsletter

Posted on September 4 2021

Here is the latest newsletter produced during lockdown from the Auckland Council Archives team. The newsletter focuses on the Auckland local, property council and family history. To view the newsletter, click here.

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John David Stout Fellow 2022

Posted on August 30 2021

The John David Stout Fellowship is now open for 2022 applications. The Fellowship, which was established in 1985, has resulted in a body of influential publications in the field of New Zealand studies. The Fellowship is open to researchers in any area of study relating to New Zealand society, history or culture, but is not intended to fund the writing

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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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