Phanzine

Volume 6, Issue 3 (November 2000)

Posted on August 1 2016

Most of this issue is dedicated to reviewing PHANZA’s successful first conference. A feature is Dwight T Pitcaithley’s keynote address. The Chief Historian for the USA’s National Park Service, Pitcaithley spoke about ‘History and memory in the United States: some thoughts on the art of structured amnesia’. Attendees from around New Zealand share their highlights from the conference, which included

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Volume 6, Issue 2 (August 2000)

Posted on August 1 2016

At a time when the cultural sector is generally optimistic about its future because of the Prime Minister’s influence, this issue features news of improvements for National Archives associated with its statutory independence. Browyn Dalley, PHANZA’s inaugural President and current Secretary, reflects on PHANZA’s first six years and talks to Hilary Stace about the projects she’s working on in the

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Volume 6, Issue 1 (April 2000)

Posted on August 1 2016

This issue provides an overview of New Zealand’s cultural sector. Michael Kelly checks its pulse after the Labour government’s first 100 days, including outcomes and possible futures for the National Library, New Zealand Historic Places Trust, National Archives and Te Papa. Hilary Stace reports on the dismantling of the Department of Internal Affairs’ Heritage Group and staff cuts at the

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Volume 5, Issue 3 (November 1999)

Posted on July 31 2016

With an election coming up politics is a focus of this issue, in which you can find out the positions of the major parties on topics relevant to the culture and heritage sector. We also learn about several different things happening at Victoria University of Wellington. Hilary Stace talks to Rachel Barrowman about writing the university’s history, and Margot Fry

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Volume 5, Issue 2 (September 1999)

Posted on July 31 2016

In this issue, David Grant considers the implication of the upcoming 1999 election for historians, and we note the passing of David Hamer, acknowledging his work in history at Victoria University of Wellington and support of PHANZA. Jim Traue, former chief librarian at the Alexander Turnbull Library considers the implications of cutbacks at the National Library, about which PHANZA has

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Volume 5, Issue 1 (March 1999)

Posted on July 31 2016

This issue highlights uncertain times for New Zealand’s cultural and historic heritage. Margot Fry explains potential implications of the government’s Historic Heritage Management Review, while David Young discusses how the New Zealand Historic Places Trust is to be constrained further by funding cuts. We have reaction to plans to close the National Library Gallery, the value of which is shown

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Volume 4, Issue 3 (November 1998)

Posted on July 30 2016

This issue features various topics, including sports history events, projects our members are involved in and topics affecting them. Issues around history resources and repositories are also discussed. Gavin McLean provides an update on legal action over the establishment of the Department of Internal Affairs’ Heritage Group. Hilary Stace details concerns about the ‘deprofessionalisation’ of Wellington City Council’s libraries. Sports

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Volume 4, Issue 2 (July 1998)

Posted on July 30 2016

A focus of this issue is Otago and Southland Province’s 150th anniversary and the ways it has been commemorated. Leah Taylor provides an overview of the celebrations over anniversary weekend in and around Dunedin. One of the biggest projects was the publication of Southern People: A Dictionary of Otago Southland Biography, commissioned by Dunedin City Council. Its editor, Jane Thomson,

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Volume 4, Issue 1 (March 1998)

Posted on July 30 2016

The opening of the Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa in February led to this special issue on public history in New Zealand museums. Articles focusing on Te Papa include Gavin McLean’s review of history exhibitions, while Bronwyn Labrum (Te Papa’s Curator of New Zealand History) discusses the process of creating the exhibitions. Sean Brosnahan of the Otago Settlers

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Volume 3, Issue 3 (November 1997)

Posted on July 30 2016

The lead article in this issue looks at rates of pay, and the fees PHANZA members charge (or might expect) for their work. Jean Sharfe reports on the Christchurch 2000 project, aimed at promoting research into the history of the city; Margaret McClure reviews a recent Auckland exhibition on the history of lingerie; and Bronwyn Dalley interviews Dunedin historian Warwick

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Volume 3, Issue 2 (July 1997)

Posted on July 30 2016

The lead article discusses the Department of Internal Affairs’ proposal to set up a Heritage grouping comprising National Archives, the Dictionary of New Zealand Biography, the Historical Branch, and the Heritage Property Unit (which administers war graves and monuments). Two articles, by Anne Else and Anna Rogers, look at editing. Chris McLean and Adrienne Simpson investigate what is involved in

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Volume 3, Issue 1 (March 1997)

Posted on July 30 2016

The issue begins with practical advice about the need to insure laptops. An item about the National / New Zealand First government’s Coalition Document and its implications for the Treaty sector is followed by a report on PHANZA’s third AGM. An article on the New Zealand Historic Places Trust by Gavin McLean is the latest in a series about organisations

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Volume 2, Issue 3 (November 1996)

Posted on July 30 2016

David Grant reviews his period as Phanzine editor, noting future challenges for PHANZA. The intended role of a new Public Information Coalition is outlined; members are alerted to the Office of Treaty Settlements’ increasing use of contract historians; Eamonn Bolger, the Museum of New Zealand’s first Archivist, writes about that institution’s historical records; and Kerry Taylor visits the Wellington City

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Volume 2, Issue 2 (July 1996)

Posted on July 30 2016

In this issue, Dean Cowie shines a spotlight on Occupational Overuse Syndrome and the need for historians to be vigilant over their work practices. ‘News and Notes’ includes a list of a few more websites that may be of interest to historians; and ‘Ourselves’ highlights the current activities of some of PHANZA’s membership. A letter to the Editor responds to

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Volume 2, Issue 1 (May 1996)

Posted on July 30 2016

In her editorial, Bronwyn Dalley updates members on the latest restructuring proposals for National Archives and on the Department of Statistic’s decision to retain the full census records for 1966, 1976 and 1986 – both plans having been modified following lobbying by a range of bodies, including PHANZA. David Hamer reports on PHANZA’s November 1995 AGM, and the full texts

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Volume 1, Issue 3 (November 1995)

Posted on July 29 2016

David Grant’s editorial draws attention to PHANZA’s advocacy role in some areas likely to affect its members. Articles explore these areas and what PHANZA (and others) have been doing: Gavin McLean writes about the move to restructure New Zealand’s National Archives and about heritage and historians; Kerry Taylor outlines FoRST’s Output 13; Graham Butterworth and Bronwyn Dalley lobby for the

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