Archive for November, 2014

Democracy or empire? Reflections on the British…

A Message Sir Graeme Davies and the Trustees of The NZ-UK Link Foundation: Thank-you Many thanks once again to all those who attended the Sir Hew Strachan Annual Lecture, which took place at Senate House on 16 October 2014. Videopodcast…

Review: Fitz: The Colonial Adventures of James Edward FitzGerald

Review: Fitz: The Colonial Adventures of James Edward FitzGerald

Fitz: The Colonial Adventures of James Edward FitzGerald. By Jenifer Roberts [Otago University Press, 2014.  $NZ40.00 paperback. ISBN 978-1-877578-73-1] In 1850 James Edward FitzGerald became the first of the New Zealand Company’s immigrants to set foot in Canterbury.  He had…