Anthony Dreaver revisits Some Modern Maoris (1946) by Ernest and Pearl Beaglehole, while Malcolm McKinnon describes the unusual diary of A.C. Burleigh held by Auckland Libraries.
Briony Coote reflects on the history of womenâ€™s organisations, while Nicholas Reid discusses the Catholic bishop J.E. Luck. David Young reflects on writing his novel Coast, and Margaret Pointer investigates New Zealand links with a Japanese shrine.
Catherine and Peter Hodder look at government balneologist Arthur Wohlmann, and Kirstie Ross reports on bush track markers held by the Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa.
Eileen Barrett-Whitehead reports on studying New Zealand history from the USA, while Jessie Munro outlines the new book of essays The French Place in the Bay of Islands.
Imelda Bargas examines her ancestorâ€™s painting of ships in the Antarctic, and PHANZA members describe books they enjoyed during the year. David Verran reports on the newly-appointed Auckland Heritage Council.
Read this issue: Phanzine December 2011