This issue’s editorial updates members on PHANZA’s symposium on editing and indexing, to be held on 5 December 2009, and about the forthcoming closure of National Library.
Tim Shoebridge discusses his latest project and writing about history, family history and biography. Michael Kelly considers Ian Athfield’s new role on the New Zealand Historic Places Trust Board.
Emma Dewson and Kelly also look at history on television, reviewing South and Coast respectively. Kirstie Ross describes what it is like to be a historian on television, sharing her thoughts about the Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa’s new television series, Tales from Te Papa.
The editor updates us on a restructure that will enable Te Papa staff to undertake more research, while Marguerite Hill reviews the latest Stout Centre conference, ‘Antipodes: New Directions in History and Culture Aotearoa New Zealand’. Fiona McKergow writes about Te Manawa’s upcoming collections-based book. Kerryn Pollock describes Te Ara‘s latest places entry on Hawke’s Bay and Neill Atkinson introduces the latest Ministry for Culture and Heritage website devoted to 28 (Maori) Battalion.
Read this issue: Phanzine November 2009