NZHA 2021 Prize Winners

Kia ora koutou

Following the Prize Giving session on Friday, the outgoing NZHA Executive are delighted to confirm the winners of the 2021 NZHA Prizes:

The W.H. Oliver Prize for the Best Book on Any Aspect of New Zealand History

Joint Winner: Bain Attwood, Empire and the Making of Native Title: Sovereignty, Property and Indigenous People (Cambridge University Press).

Joint Winner: Hirini Kaa, Te Hāhi Mihinare: The Māori Anglican Church (Bridget Williams Books).

Highly Commended: Jared Davidson, Dead Letters: Censorship and Subversion in New Zealand, 1914-1920 (Otago University Press).

The Erik Olssen Prize for the Best First Book by an Author on Any Aspect of New Zealand History

Winner: Hirini Kaa, Te Hāhi Mihinare: The Māori Anglican Church (Bridget Williams Books).

Highly Commended: Benjamin Kingsbury, The Dark Island: Leprosy in New Zealand and the Quail Island Colony (Bridget Williams Books).

The Mary Boyd Prize for the Best Article on Any Aspect of New Zealand History

Winner: Matthew Birchall, History, Sovereignty, Capital: Company Colonization in South Australia and New Zealand, Journal of Global History, 16:1 (2021), pp. 141-157.

Prize for the Best Postgraduate Paper Presented at the NZHA Conference

Winner: Sucharita Sen, Intimacies amidst Hierarchies: British Officers and their Indian Servants in Nineteenth-Century Imperial Households.

Congratulations to all those awarded and commended on their fantastic achivement.