Phanzine

Volume 12, Issue 1 (April 2006)

Posted on August 4 2016

This issue begins with an interview with academic historian Margaret Tennant. Hilary Stace laments the invisibility of disability history, while Rebecca O’Brien has qualms about the future for paper records relating to the history of the country’s land tenure following the development of Land Information New Zealand’s electronic database Landonline. In his regular heritage column Michael Kelly gives credit to

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Volume 11, Issue 3 (November 2005)

Posted on August 4 2016

The editorial in this issue reflects on the outcome of the election and Prime Minister Helen Clark’s decision to stay on as Minister for Arts, Culture and Heritage. Peter Cooke reviews Archives New Zealand’s new digital catalogue, Archway, and laments the loss of the previous paper-based finding aids. Bronwyn Dalley reports back on a British public history conference – International

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Volume 11, Issue 2 (August 2005)

Posted on August 4 2016

In a pre-election feature, PHANZA questions each of the major political parties on their plans for the history and heritage sector, Archives New Zealand, teaching history in schools, Ministry for Culture and Heritage funding and projects, technology at National Library and the future of the New Zealand Historic Places Trust and Department of Conservation. Susan Butterfield looks at the new

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Volume 11, Issue 1 (April 2005)

Posted on August 4 2016

Michael Kelly’s editorial highlights the PHANZA committee’s strategic goals and personnel changes: Gavin McLean, Tony Nightingale and Redmer Yska have stepped down and been replaced by Kirstie Ross, Emma Dewson and Melanie Lovell-Smith. Lovell-Smith discusses images as history resources and where to find them online. Dewson describes the newly launched first themes of Te Ara – The Encyclopedia of New

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Volume 10, Issue 3 (December 2004)

Posted on August 3 2016

Phanzine editor, Michael Kelly, opens this issue with a discussion of the satisfactory outcome of the saga of the Tomb of the Unknown Warrior. Inside, there is an interview with Auckland historian Margaret McClure. Much of the rest of the issue reflects on the ‘History Skills Workshop and Anniversary Dinner’, held to celebrate the organisation’s 10th birthday. Kelly contributes his

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Volume 10, Issue 2 (July 2004)

Posted on August 3 2016

This issue includes an interview with Giselle Byrnes about her recently published book, The Waitangi Tribunal and New Zealand History. Tony Nightingale reports on new interpretation at Waihohonu Hut, the country’s oldest government-built tourist hut, and Michael Kelly looks at recent surveys of historical knowledge among Britons and discusses some heritage battles in Auckland. There is a review of a

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Volume 10, Issue 1 (March 2004)

Posted on August 3 2016

In the editorial, incoming PHANZA President Malcolm McKinnon ponders the goals PHANZA set itself on its establishment 10 years ago. New members of the incoming PHANZA committee are Rebecca O’Brien (secretary) and Susan Butterworth (treasurer). Inside the issue, Michael Kelly profiles Michael King in the wake of the success of his Penguin History of New Zealand, looks into the role

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Volume 9, Issue 3 (December 2003)

Posted on August 3 2016

This issue includes a piece by Steve Watters, head of history at Wellington High School and recipient of a Royal Society Fellowship, on the state of New Zealand history teaching in schools. Hilary Stace continues the school theme by looking at school histories. Tony Nightingale talks about the 1903 Scenery Preservation Act and then turns his attention to what historical

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Volume 9, Issue 2 (August 2003)

Posted on August 3 2016

In the editorial, PHANZA President David Young addresses the organisation’s involvement in the building of the Tomb of the Unknown Warrior for the National War Memorial. Michael Kelly then discusses this issue in further detail as well as mentioning decisions that might impact on a collection of post-Depression state houses in Hamilton, known as Hayes Paddock. Rebecca O’Brien then discusses

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Volume 9, Issue 1 (April 2003)

Posted on August 3 2016

The editorial announces that members from Dunedin and Auckland have joined the PHANZA committee to improve national representation and accountability. Redmer Yska’s profile covers the career and published works of historian Gavin McLean. In heritage related issues Tony Nightingale expresses his concerns that the plans for the Tomb of an Unknown Warrior will destroy the approach and landscaping of the

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Volume 8, Issue 3 (December 2002)

Posted on August 2 2016

This issue focuses on the second PHANZA conference.  Aiden Challis’ presentation outlined the lack of adequate interpretation of landscapes in New Zealand and talked about a heritage landscapes initiative currently being developed by the New Zealand Historic Places Trust, while Gavin McLean discussed the pros and cons of the landscape concept for heritage practitioners. Bronwyn Dalley’s presentation considered the role

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Volume 8, Issue 2 (July 2002)

Posted on August 2 2016

This issue’s editorial mentions the general election and advocates for the importance of history to be promoted to our politicians. There is also a reminder about submitting abstracts for PHANZA’s forthcoming conference, ‘Historywork’, 23-24 November 2002. David Young talks to Jock Phillips, newly appointed editor of New Zealand’s online encyclopedia, about the project and its implications. Michael Kelly profiles American

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Volume 8, Issue 1 (March 2002)

Posted on August 2 2016

The focus of this issue is heritage, which the editorial notes is a particular concern for members. In the first of a new column on heritage issues, Michael Kelly asks why historians currently have such a small presence in the heritage sector. Kelly and Ben Schrader also examine the Wellington inner-city bypass and its implications for heritage buildings and archaeological

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Volume 7, Issue 3 (November 2001)

Posted on August 1 2016

Raising PHANZA’s profile and continuing to build the membership is the focus of this issue’s editorial, and the content expands on it with articles on PHANZA’s submission to the Crown Forestry Rental Trust Inquiry, recent updates to our information about rates of pay, and the launch of our new website. The professional historian profiled in this issue is Malcolm McKinnon.

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Volume 7, Issue 2 (August 2001)

Posted on August 1 2016

Our editorial outlines the PHANZA committee’s two focuses for the coming financial year: updating the website and creating a professional historians’ survival pack for members. The website work is being done by Jamie Mackay, the Ministry for Culture and Heritage (MCH) webmaster. This issue focuses on developments at Archives New Zealand (ANZ), mentioning its new name, new Chief Executive Officer

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Volume 7, Issue 1 (April 2001)

Posted on August 1 2016

In the first issue for 2001, Susan Butterworth looks at remuneration for professional historians, running your business, what kind of expenses you can claim and how to price a project. Adrienne Simpson profiles PHANZA member Glyn Strange, who has just published a new book; Peter Franks discusses a recent conference marking 50 years since the 1951 waterfront strike, while Ben

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