General Notices

PHANZA's Annual General Meeting - RSVP request

PHANZA's Annual General Meeting


Location: Conference Rooms 1 and 2, St Andrews on the Terrace, 30 The Terrace, Wellington

Date: Friday 14 August 2015

Time: 5.30pm

RSVP by 5pm, Monday 10 August: Please email the Secretary ( with your intention to attend (so we can order enough of the traditional nibbles and drink!), or your apology.


Book launched: Warwick Johnston's " The Life of Jackson Street."

The Life of Jackson Street is a pictorial history of Jackson Street in Petone, from 1870s through  to the present day.
This self-published, 200 page publication, has over two hundred images, many in colour.

Book launched: Margaret Tennant's "Across the Street, Across the World: A History of the Red Cross in New Zealand 1915-2015"

Across the Street, Across the World

A History of the Red Cross in New Zealand 1915-2015

Margaret Tennant


PHANZA's Annual General Meeting - Save the date and draft agenda

PHANZA's AGM will be held on Friday 14 August 2015, at the
St Andrews on the Terrace conference centre, Wellington,
5:30pm onwards.

Attached is a draft agenda. We'll send out finalised meeting papers and an RSVP request closer to the date.

Archives NZ Notification of Intention to Dispose - Victoria University of Wellington and University of Auckland

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, which is available on the Archives New Zealand website:



Appraisal ID: 20151451


Latest UNESCO Memory of the World NZ news bulletin available

The latest issue of Nga Mahara, the regular news bulletin from UNESCO Memory of the World New Zealand is now on their website

Catch up with the latest news: the 2015 submission round, Facebook and other resources and items of interest.

Call for abstracts (due 31 August) - Making Women Visible: A Conference in Honour of Barbara Brookes

Making Women Visible honours Professor Barbara Brookes, one of New Zealand’s most important scholars, who has worked at the cutting-edge of historical enquiry for several decades. Over the course of her career, Barbara’s scholarship has encompassed diverse topics (including reproductive politics, mental health, film, photography, performance, race relations, disability, sexuality and feminism).

Call for abstracts for New Zealand Historical Association conference 2015 History Making a Difference has been extended

History Making a Difference

The biennial New Zealand Historical Association conference will be held in Christchurch from Wednesday 2 December until Friday 4 December 2015.

Our theme for 2015 explores how the study, teaching and promotion of history in Aotearoa/New Zealand has the ability to ‘make a difference’.

Confirmed keynote speakers are Professor Kate Darian-Smith (University of Melbourne), Professor Dame Anne Salmond (University of Auckland) and Professor Paul Ward (University of Huddersfield).

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