New Zealand Women Historians’ Forum

The New Zealand Women Historians’ Forum have recently launched a new website as ‘a place to connect, share and advance the work of women historians of Aotearoa New Zealand’. It’s a great initiative, thoroughly endorsed by the NZHA, so please take the time to check it out and engage with your fellow historians!   https://newzealandwomenhistoriansforum.wordpress.com/

Monica Webb: Reflections from Portsmouth: Women’s History Network Suffrage Centennial Conference

Nearly a hundred historians of women’s history met in Portsmouth, UK to commemorate and reflect on the British women’s suffrage campaign at its centennial.  The call was for an international conference and this call was met by a good turn out of historians from seventeen different countries, including New Zealand, Australia, Eastern Europe, the Nordic … More Monica Webb: Reflections from Portsmouth: Women’s History Network Suffrage Centennial Conference

2019 Judith Binney Fellowships and Writing Awards

The Judith Binney Trust has just opened applications for the inaugural Judith Binney Fellowships and Writing Awards – and we would be glad if you would circulate this information to the people in your organisation or networks who might be interested. For information about the Fellowships and Awards, please see www.judithbinneytrust.org.nz   Applications for 2019 tenure … More 2019 Judith Binney Fellowships and Writing Awards

Te Kooti: Nga Reo o Te Motu (Symposium)

Hear iwi share their stories about influential leader Te Kooti – resistance fighter, prophet, writer, and founder of the Ringatū faith. When: Sat 8 Sep 2018, 10.00am–5.00pm Where: Soundings Theatre, Level 2, and Te Marae, Level 4 Cost:  $20 (includes lunch and afternoon tea) https://www.tepapa.govt.nz/visit/whats-on/events/te-kooti-voices-iwi

Auckland Heritage Festival 2018

Ngā iwi o Tāmaki Makaurau – Celebrating the heritage of our people From 29 September to 14 October Discover the colourful characters and diverse cultures and communities who have shaped Tāmaki Makaurau through the years. Explore the sacred spaces of the beautiful Bharatiya Mandir Hindu temple, marvel at Gottfried Lindauer’s majestic Māori portraits, tour Eden … More Auckland Heritage Festival 2018

Seminar: Dr Mark Stocker, ‘Muldoon’s Money? New Revelations on the 1967 Decimal Coinage Designs’

In 1964 a committee of the ‘great and good’ was established to select suitable designs for the reverses of New Zealand’s forthcoming decimal coinage. It was long believed that the committee’s archive was lost, destroyed at the behest of the then Minister of Finance, Robert Muldoon, by obedient state servants. However, a virtually complete run … More Seminar: Dr Mark Stocker, ‘Muldoon’s Money? New Revelations on the 1967 Decimal Coinage Designs’

Rangimarie – A New Zealand Garden for Peace in Le Quesnoy, France

Auckland-based landscape architecture studio Xanthe White Design Stuido have teamed up with Uru Whakaaro Limited to build a garden for peace in Le Quesnoy, a village in northern France, as part of the 100 year commemoration of World War 1. The village was freed from German occupation by New Zealand soldiers on the 4th November 1918 … More Rangimarie – A New Zealand Garden for Peace in Le Quesnoy, France