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Call for Papers:  Islands on Sale

Call for Papers: Islands on Sale

Please click for PDF of the CFP. Islands on Sale New Zealand and Pacific Arts in the Global Marketplace 30 June-1 July, 2017 Regent’s University, London co-hosted by the University of Northampton in association with Te Kāhui Rangahau Kōrero mō Aotearoa…

Role Descriptions

Role Descriptions

Role Descriptions Executive Committee Honorary Chair The Chair sets the date of each (usually quarterly) committee meeting and chairs them as well as the AGM. He or she is also tasked with maintaining an overview of the organisation, promoting its…

Dedication of the New Zealand Window at St Nicholas’ Church, Brockenhurst

Dedication of the New Zealand Window at St Nicholas’ Church, Brockenhurst

New Zealanders, villagers from Brockenhurst, leaders of the New Zealand armed forces and descendants of service personnel buried or cared for at Brockenhurst, gathered in the Saxon church on 29 June 2016 for this moving event. The window was unveiled…

CFP: All that glitters is not gold: Critiques of Globalization in New Zealand and the Pacific

CFP: All that glitters is not gold: Critiques of Globalization in New Zealand and the Pacific

All that glitters is not gold: Critiques of Globalization in New Zealand and the Pacific 8-9 July, 2016 Venue: Regent’s University, London, UK With the 2008 Financial Crisis and austerity, protest over the Trans-Pacific Partnership,  the refugee crisis in Europe…

Fleur Adcock: A Symposium

FLEUR ADCOCK: A SYMPOSIUM Saturday 21 May 2016, at University of Winchester Co-hosted by the University of Northampton Fleur Adcock, one of Britain’s best loved poets, celebrated her 80th birthday last year while her  most recent book  The Land Ballot…

Our Own Image: The Legacies of Maori Filmmaking in Aotearoa/New Zealand

Our Own Image: The Legacies of Maori Filmmaking in Aotearoa/New Zealand AHRC/University of Leeds Symposium November 17th 2015   On Tuesday 17th November 2015, the ‘Our Own Image’ project will hold the first of two hui, or symposia, on the…

Border Crossing Oral History Project: Hidden Histories – Discovering Indigenous London

Border Crossing Oral History Project: Hidden Histories – Discovering Indigenous London

Border Crossings is looking for volunteers to help us with a pioneering Oral History project: ‘Hidden Histories – Discovering Indigenous London’. Border Crossings is one of the leading intercultural theatre companies in London. Every two years we produce the Origins…

NZSN Membership Manager – Volunteer

New Zealand Studies Network is looking for an experienced Membership Manager to help develop their network and contribute to the future strategy of the organisation. As a volunteer member of the NZSN Committee, the Membership Manager will work alongside a…

Help Kea complete NZ’s global census

Kea has recently launched its latest Every Kiwi Counts survey. Designed to give NZ a broader view of the interests, experiences and thoughts on NZ from the diaspora, it offers all entrants the possibility of free flights to New Zealand….

Erewhon Press

This scholarly press is in the process of being established by Dr Damien Love, Otago. He says ‘I think there is a need for a publisher with a strong academic focus that is able to operate on a smaller scale…

Do you fancy a year of study in New Zealand or do you have children or relatives who may want to do the same?

The University of Canterbury is canvassing for overseas students who want to study in New Zealand for one or two semesters. This may include Gap Year students (though you must have had a year of study at a university), students…

Ebola worries make for timely arrival of award-winning disease expert

New Zealand’s leading infectious disease epidemiologist, Michael Baker, has taken up his post as a NZ-UK Link Foundation Visiting Professor, based at the University of London’s School of Advanced Study (SAS) for 12 weeks from 20 April. As Professor of…

JNZL essay prize

The JNZL Prize for New Zealand Literary Studies 2015 The Journal of New Zealand Literature (JNZL) offers an annual prize for an essay in the area of New Zealand literary studies. The prize is available to graduate students and to…

University of Auckland lecturer and award-winning fiction writer Paula Morris has been short-listed for the 2015 Sunday Times EFG Short Story Award, the world’s richest prize for a single short story.

Paula Morris’s story, False River, was announced as one of the 19 short stories on this year’s long list in February. In an international line-up of writers, she is the only author from the Southern Hemisphere in contention for the…

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…

NZ – Pasifika poets perform in Scotland

Poets and performers, Grace Taylor and Tusiata Avia round off a highly successful ‘NZ at Edinburgh’ season which has seen more than 200 New Zealand artists participating in seven different festivals. Donald Smith, Director of the Scottish International Storytelling Festival,…

NZ Society and KEA present an evening with Mike Inglis

Between losing his legs from frostbite at the age of 23 and then becoming the only amputee to have stood on the summit of Mount Everest, Mark Inglis has carved out a career as a scientist, a winemaker, business innovator…

NZ-UK Link Foundation Professor Hew Strachan on the First World War and three lectures by Professor Robin Gauld

Put these dates in your diary! Times will be confirmed soon and an rsvp link included, so watch this space. 16 October 2014, 5 pm, Senate House, University of London, in collaboration with the Institute of Commonwealth Studies: Sir Hew…

Te Ara wairua: pathways of the intangible

Te Ara wairua: pathways of the intangible

Te Ara wairua: pathways of the intangible Tuesday, 17 June, Octagon Gallery, UCL, 8.30 pm. All welcome. In a live connection to New Zealand, a Maori cloak from the UCL Ethnography Collection will be bathed in light and sound from…

Gafa: A Family called Samoa

Gafa: A Family called Samoa

Gafa Arts Collective present ‘Gafa: A Family called Samoa’ 29-30 October and 1 November 2013 Testbed 1, 33 Parkgate Road, London SW11 4NX Tickets: £12/£10. Buy here About the film ‘Gafa: A Family called Samoa’, is the work of the…

‘The Orator’, NZ film by writer-director Tusi Tamasese

‘The Orator’, NZ film by writer-director Tusi Tamasese

Gafa Arts Collective present ‘The Orator’ 26 October 2013, at 1.00 pm Richmix Cinema and Arts Centre, 35-47 Bethnal Green Road, Shoreditch/Bethnal Green Tickets: £9.50 conc. £7.00 About the film The first ever Samoan feature film Saili (Fa’afiaula Sagote) is a…

Time to honour Davin

Time to honour Davin

It’s time author and publisher Dan Davin was honoured in The Dunedin Writers’ Walk in the Octagon, writes Tony Eyre, a Dunedin writer in the Otago Daily Times, 6 September, 2013

A Short Film for ‘The Big Music’ by Kirsty Gunn

A Short Film for ‘The Big Music’ by Kirsty Gunn

Inspired by Kirsty Gunn’s James Tait Black prize-shortlisted novel ‘The Big Music’. Narrated by Brian Cox and filmed by Gary M. Gowans. A story about family, love and the power of the imagination. The Big Music tells the story of…

Marie Skłodowska-Curie Fellowships in New Zealand

Marie Skłodowska-Curie Fellowships in New Zealand

Experienced researchers considering applying for an Individual Fellowship in 2014 under the new Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions – part of the upcoming Horizon 2020 programme – are invited to consider The University of Auckland, New Zealand, as their outgoing Host Organisation….

Katherine Mansfield Society Fourth Essay Prize Competition Results

Katherine Mansfield Society Fourth Essay Prize Competition Results

The Katherine Mansfield Society is pleased to announce the winner of its fourth international essay competition, on the theme of ‘Katherine Mansfield and the (Post)colonial’. The judges, Professor Elleke Boehmer (Professor of World Literature, University of Oxford), Dr Simone Oettli…

A Social Constructivist Approach to the Study of Personal Motor Transport, especially the Motor Cycle, in New Zealand, 1895-1915

A Social Constructivist Approach to the Study of Personal Motor Transport, especially the Motor Cycle, in New Zealand, 1895-1915

Reg Eyre, 2012 Abstract of Research This is the abstract dissertation or Reg Eyre who has just completed it at Birkbeck University, London. Purpose This research explores how the use of a social constructivist approach to technology using a sociotechnological…

Kea Newsletter: August 2012

Kea Newsletter: August 2012

  Kea New Zealand is a not-for-profit organisation whose purpose is to reach and motivate expatriate Kiwis and ‘friends of New Zealand’ to increase their contribution to New Zealand – thereby turning them into a strategic national asset. Kea New…

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…

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…

Gothic Association of New Zealand and Australia, Inaugural Conference

Gothic Association of New Zealand and Australia, Inaugural Conference

We are happy to announce the launch of the Gothic Association of New Zealand and Australia (GANZA). Please visit our web site for more information on events, initiatives and our inaugural conference: www.ganza.co.nz. Call for Papers Gothic Antipodes: An Interdisciplinary…