Conferences and Announcements

Timetable for symposium: "A massive colonial experiment": New Zealand architectural history in the 1840s.

Friday 5th December 2014 at the School of Architecture/Te Wāhanga Waihanga,Victoria University/Te Whare Wānanga o te Ūpoko o te Ika a Māui, Wellington.

Stout Research Centre for New Zealand Studies Commerce & Community Seminar Series. Dr Philip Best. Victoria Business School - Māori Content Project

Stout Research Centre for New Zealand Studies
Commerce & Community Seminar Series

 

Dr Philip Best

Victoria Business School - Māori Content Project

The good news about the Māori economy

The Māori economy is achieving a broad base of economic strength. Whilst the Māori economy is growing at three times the rate of the overall economy the media seems

PHANZA and the MTG (formerly Hawke’s Bay Museum and Art Gallery) review

PHANZA members may have seen coverage (including in this week’s issue of the Listener) of the review of MTG Hawke’s Bay. Previously known as the Hawke’s Bay Museum and Art Gallery, the institution reopened in 2013 following a major redevelopment.

Notes from the front, The premiere of a World War 1 song cycle by Ross Harris and New Zealand’s Poet Laureate, Vincent O’Sullivan Thursday 28 August 2014, 7.30-9.30

Kia ora koutou,

 

At the end of this month, there is a Poet Laureate event planned as part of the World War One commemorations.  'Notes from the Front' is an evening of music and poetry, and will premiere a song cycle by Ross Harris and Vincent O'Sullivan.

 

Where: Old St Pauls, Mulgrave Street Wellington

When: Thursday 28 August 2014, 7.30pm

How: Book at Eventfinda $15 & door sales

 

Stout Research Centre for New Zealand Studies Commerce & Community Seminar Series: Anna Green, 'Army big wigs', 'boffins', and 'suited men': community and exclusion in the Torrey Canyon disaster of 1967. Wednesday 27 August, 4.10pm – 5.30pm

Stout Research Centre for New Zealand Studies
Commerce & Community Seminar Series

 

Anna Green


'Army big wigs', 'boffins', and 'suited men': community and exclusion in the Torrey Canyon disaster of 1967

 

Author's voice - talks at Alexander Turnbull Library: Peter Wells, “Journey to a hanging”, 12:10 – 1:00pm Wednesday 27 August 2014

AUTHOR’S VOICE

 

An occasional series of talks by authors who have used the

Alexander Turnbull Library for their research.

“Journey to a hanging”

 

UNESCO Memory of the World NZ Newsletter out now

Kia ora everyone
The latest issue of Nga Mahara The Memories is on our website http://www.unescomow.org.nz/images/newsletters/unesco%20newsletter%20august%202014.pdf

Into the past with newspapers - free talk at Alexander Turnbull Library. Please RSVP

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Please find attached information on our next Alexander Turnbull Library family history monthly talks.

Into the past with newspapers.

One of the resources most used by New Zealand historians (of all kinds) is the PapersPast website.  For FAMILY HISTORY MONTH we are delighted that Tracy Powell (Digitisation Advisor) and Emerson Vandy (Service Manager) will explain how papers are selected, how they get digitised, what's coming up, some tips & tricks (even for the experienced), and opportunities for people to get involved.

Upcoming Stout Centre talks - Commerce & Community Seminar Series 2014

Anna Green
Wednesday 27 August 4.10pm

'Army big wigs', 'boffins', and 'suited men': community and exclusion in the Torrey Canyon disaster of 1967

 

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