Archive for July, 2012

Te Haerenga: A Journey of Identity

Te Haerenga: A Journey of Identity

Matariki Performance by Baggage Theatre Co-Op of ‘Te Haerenga: A Journey of Identity’ Abstract: Te Haerenga, a journey of identity, combines the ancient art of storytelling with the drama of theatre to interweave three individual stories into one shared journey…

Inaugural Conference Panels (audio)

Inaugural Conference Panels (audio)

Listen to the speeches made at our inaugural conference over the weekend of 6-7 July 2012.   Panel One: Settlement and Unsettlement Stephen Turner: ‘The Stray Culture of Settlement’ [audio:http://www.nzstudies.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/07/Stephen-Turner.mp3] Download audio   Chris Prentice: ‘The Shaking of New Zealanders’…

A new Katherine Mansfield mystery stops the press

A new Katherine Mansfield mystery stops the press

This article was originally published by The Independent A young student has just struck literary gold, discovering four previously unknown stories written more than a century ago by Katherine Mansfield. Any new material by Mansfield, who had a dramatic impact…

Kevin Ireland & Jan Kemp

Kevin Ireland & Jan Kemp

Kevin Ireland, Dreamy days & nothing done (Steele Roberts, 2012) Jan Kemp, Voicetracks (Puriri Press, 2012) Kevin Ireland has been publishing poetry since the early 1960s, Jan Kemp since the early 1970s, and both these collections show the benefits of practicing the craft of poetry over…

Inaugural Conference (2012) Review

Inaugural Conference (2012) Review

NZSN Inaugural Conference: ‘New Zealand’s Cultures: Histories, Sources, Futures’ This lively and well-attended conference was organised around seven panels. Those on the first day addressed the nature and legacies of the European settlement of New Zealand and the implications for…

Conference 2012: Opening Address

Conference 2012: Opening Address

Andrew Sharp: Opening address to the New Zealand Studies Network inaugural conference, 6-7 July 2012. Tena koutou. Kia ora tatou. I am delighted to welcome you all to the inaugural conference of the NZSN, the full title of which is…