• NEWS FLASH: Dr Gerri Kimber, Katherine Mansfield scholar, has been awarded a prestigious grant of $10,000 by the National Library of New Zealand to research a new biography of Mansfield’s early life in 2015. The Alexander Turnbull Library in Wellington houses one of the world’s most extensive collections of Mansfield archival material.

  • Click above to see co-editor Professor Janet Wilson’s blog on the REVIEW section of the website

  • NZ literature collection in the Essex University Library. See report on this valuable resource in the Review section of the website here

  • Tainui Stephens Lecture: ‘A Whakapapa of Maori Film’, hosted by the NZ Studies Network, 22 July 2014, Gordon Square Cinema, Birkbeck University, London WC1H 0PD. Now on the TALKS section of the website

  • Grateful thanks to Archives NZ for permission to use George Edmund Butler, ‘Menin Road and Chateau Wood with Ypres in the distance’ (Ref. AAA 898, NCWA) - A report of the New Zealand in the First World War conference (3-4 July 2014) is now in the REVIEW section of the website. Podcasts of talks from the conference are in the TALKS section of the website.

  • See Launch of Festschrift to honour poet Fleur Adcock’s 80th Birthday

  • Thurs., 3 April, 2014 - Eleanor Catton talks with Robert Macfarlane, chair of Judges for Booker Prize 2013 - see Noticeboard for details

  • Janet Frame Colloquium, Birkbeck 2 November 2013 - for article, abstracts and papers see TALKS

  • Congratulations to Eleanor Catton for winning the Booker. Read Rod Edmond's review of The Luminaries.

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