RE: call for entries for the Mary Boyd Prize is now open

The New Zealand Historical Association is calling for submissions to be considered for the Mary Boyd Prize.

Named in memory of the Pacific historian Mary Beatrice Boyd (1921-2010), this award is for the best article on any aspect of New Zealand history published in a refereed journal.

Articles need to have been published between 2nd April 2013 and 1st April 2015. To enter, authors should email a PDF copy of the article with the subject line ‘Mary Boyd Prize Entry’ to

Individuals can only enter one article. If an individual does not enter the competition themselves, they are welcome to nominate an article by another historian by following the same process.

Entries close at 5pm on 1 September 2015

Emeritus Professor Margaret Tennant, Massey University and Professor Tony Ballantyne, University of Otago, are the two judges. The winner will be announced at the 2015 NZHA Conference.