Two Autumn Events in Wellington-Whanganui-a-Tara, 7-8 April 2017 – dates for your diaries! Members and friends of NZHA are invited to two events being hosted by the History Programme, Victoria University of Wellington – Te Whare Wånanga o te Upoko o Te Ika a Måui: Friday 7 April Professor Lynn Abrams, Head of History, University of […]
Planning on being in or near Hokitika on Westland Anniversary Weekend (24-28 November)? Maybe you’ll enjoy the Seddon weekend, celebrating New Zealand’s longest serving Premier, Richard John Seddon, and his West Coast experiences. See the full programme here including heritage walks and Surviving the Wilderness history seminars.
Secrets are revealed, resentments released and new understandings formed in this fresh and funny perspective on an iconic and larger-than life family. It’s 1962 – the Beatles have their first hit, James Bond his first film – and Randolph Churchill is holding a luncheon party to celebrate the 88th birthday of his admired but estranged […]
The 2016 New Zealand Festival (26 Feb – 20 March) is bringing three exceptional shows to Wellington that each approaches World War I commemorations in a unique way. Premiering at the Festival, Brass Poppies is a ground-breaking new chamber opera about the battle of Chunuk Bair, while the world music collaboration in No Man’s Land brings together […]
Tēnā kotu katoa NZHA members, This is your invitation to the Annual General Meeting of the New Zealand Historical Association. Date: Wednesday December 2nd 2015 Time: 1:00−2:00 pm Venue: Wheki 105, Dovedale Campus, University of Canterbury Please forward apologies to email@example.com Free parking is available on Dovedale campus. We look forward to seeing you. Nga […]
NOTICE: Making History Make a Difference: Collaborating with Community Groups to Create New Knowledge: A Workshop with Professor Paul Ward, University of Huddersfield, UK. A series of developments have created a historical moment in which the Humanities disciplines are expected to have public utility — History is expected to make a difference. This workshop explores […]
Running from September to December 2015, ten New Zealand speakers will address the many facets of light: from massive stars to tiny lasers; as a health risk and a health benefit; as a source of inspiration in our history and in our literature. LIGHTING UP THE CLOCK | Dr Guy Warman | Bookmark the livestream Our […]