Kia ora koutou, At the Prize Giving session during the recent NZHA Conference, the Executive announced it was making a special award for an Outstanding Contribution to Māori History. This award was presented to Aroha Harris (Te Rarawa and Ngāpuhi) of the University of Auckland. The citation given by the NZHA’s President, Michael Belgrave, is … More Executive Award for Outstanding Contribution to Māori History
The NZHA Executive and Council would like to extend their warmest congratulations to the six authors who have been shortlisted for the 2021 Ernest Scott Prize. This prestigious award is run by the University of Melbourne, and is given to the book judged to be the most distinguished contribution to the history of Australia or … More 2021 Ernest Scott Prize – Shortlist
The NZHA Executive calls for nominations for the following three prizes, each of which will be awarded at the NZHA Conference Dinner on 25 November 2021: The W.H. Oliver Prize – For the best book on any aspect of New Zealand history The Erik Olssen Prize – For the best first book by an author … More NZHA 2021 Prizes – Call for Nominations & Submissions
The Auckland History Initiative is pleased to announce that its prize for the best paper by a graduate student on the history of Tāmaki Makaurau/Auckland at the NZHA Conference, Auckland, 2017 is awarded to: Lucy Mackintosh for ‘A Strange Sight’: Auckland Domain 1840-1865 This paper was tightly focused on a particular and fascinating aspect of … More Congratulations Lucy Mackintosh, prize winner
NZHA announced the winners of it’s biennial prizes during the conference dinner on Thursday 30 November, as follows: W. H. Oliver Prize: Ben Schrader, Big Smoke. NZHA Best First Book Prize: Ngarino Ellis, A Whakapapa of Tradition. Mary Boyd Prize: Vincent O’Malley, ‘Recording the incident with a monument’. The judges also highly commended Michael Stevens … More NZHA 2017 Prizes announced
The Auckland Library Heritage Trust has announced its annual scholarship aimed at encouraging research based on material held in the Sir George Grey Special Collections. The closing date for applications is 6 June 2017. Read more about the scholarship here.
Good news everyone! The judges for the Mary Boyd Prize for the best article in New Zealand History published between 2 April 2013 and 1 April 2015, Emeritus Professor Margaret Tennant, Massey University and Professor Tony Ballantyne, University of Otago, have awarded Dr Felicity Barnes, University of Auckland, the prize for her article ‘Pictorialism, Photography … More RE: Mary Boyd Prize winner announcement