Conferences and Announcements

PHANZA Membership Subscriptions 2015–16 are now due

We’d like to thank all our members for their continued support. Our subscription year runs from 1 July to 30 June, and it is now time to renew your membership subscription. Please pay by 30 September 2015.


Unfortunately, we are not currently able to take payments via PayPal, so please pick from one of the payment methods below.


Payment details/methods
Subscription for those in paid work - $50
Subscription for those not in paid work - $25

Paying into PHANZA’s bank account

Archives New Zealand and National Library image and copying charges increase 1 July 2015

PHANZA has been notified of upcoming price changes at Archives New Zealand and Naitonal Library. These apply to research services, copying and digital image orders. See the attached schedule of changes for specifics.

Orders placed before close of business 30 June 2015 will be at current prices.

If you have questions you can contact at Archives New Zealand or at the National Library.


Here are some further notes from Ruth MacEachern at the National Library:

Treaty on the Ground conference (Auckland) - Registration closes 1 July

Treaty on the Ground conference
6 - 8 July 2015, Auckland

See the website for details:

Public talk Miraculous Holocaust Survival The Story of Shmuel and Fredja Rothbard (Christchurch)

The History Department & The Jewish Federation
of New Zealand
23 June 2015

Tuesday 23 June 5.30pm.
University of Canterbury, Kirkwood Village, KD05

PHANZA workshop (Auckland) - Register now for 'Working with…Professional Historians accessing and working with information'

Working with…

Professional Historians accessing and working with information


The Auckland branch of the Professional Historians' Association of New Zealand/Aotearoa will be holding a one-day symposium of workshops on how to access and use information historians use in their day-to-day work. Speakers will talk for approximately 45 minutes at each session, leaving 15 minutes for questions and discussion.


National Library (Wellington) panel discussion - The Unwanted: Jewish refugees from Nazi-occupied Europe

National Library, Wellington

The Unwanted: Jewish refugees from Nazi-occupied Europe

30 June 2015.


See the attachment for further information.

Archives NZ intention to dispose - The New Zealand Qualifications Authority

As you are aware, under the Public Records Act 2005, members of the public have the opportunity to comment on recommendations for the disposal of records.


This notification is to advise you of the following Intention to Dispose. More information is available on the Archives New Zealand website:



Appraisal ID: 20141887

National Library - Notification of draft of collections policy and plans

Notification of draft of collections policy and plans

The National Library of New Zealand is reviewing its collections policy and refreshing the various plans that guide its collecting activity, including that of the Alexander Turnbull Library. We are seeking feedback from a wide range of interested parties and invite Professional Historians Association of New Zealand members to provide written comment on the available drafts that are relevant to your interests. Your views will be considered together with others received during the consultation period.

ATL Oral history workshops in Auckland (July - November 2015)

The Alexander Turnbull Library is offering our popular introductory oral history workshops in Auckland.  Please share this information through your networks.  A flyer with registration form is attached.


These workshops are for people considering using oral history in their work, community or personal projects.


The Essentials of Oral History Research

This is a two-day course

Call for papers - Australia and New Zealand History of Education Society conference

The call for papers for the Australia and New Zealand History of Education Society (ANZHES) annual Conference, Victoria University of Wellington on 4-6 December 2015, is now out and can be found at The theme this year is "Intersecting and Contested Histories of Education" and we would welcome presenters with an interdisciplinary approach.


Email title, abstracts (max 250 words), name and affiliation to by 31 July 2015.

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