In his first editorial as President, Michael Kelly pays tribute to his predecessor in the role, Ewan Morris, and congratulates Bronwyn Dalley on being awarded a PHANZA Life Membership. In a later article, he also discusses the heritage values of Modernist buildings.
Karen Astwood reports on the Annual General Meeting, including voting on changes to the Constitution. Margaret Tennant reviews the ‘Histories of the Red Cross’ conference held in Adelaide, Australia, and Simon Nathan discusses highlights from PHANZA’s Wellington mini-conference. New members Wayne Stack and Kristen Banaszak are profiled and David Young provides an obituary for Ken Scadden.
In our usual round-up of news from around the country, Priyanka Misra and Marguerite Hill detail their Auckland Heritage Festival experiences and Palmerston North’s Local History Week is discussed. Margaret Pointer and David Young also provide their top tips for summer reading.
Read this issue: Phanzine December 2016