Posts Tagged ‘History’

Under my skin

Under my skin

Dr Aroha Harris (BA 1989, PhD 2007) is making a major and distinguished contribution to Māori history.

Annie’s medal

Annie’s medal

Who was the greatest contrapuntist during the reign of Queen Elizabeth [the lst]?

A sanctuary in the making

A sanctuary in the making

University researchers played a major role in the creation of one of New Zealand’s signature conservation projects. Sabine Kruekel reports on the wonderful legacy they have left, the sanctuary for endangered species at Tiritiri Matangi Island.

500-year-old book

500-year-old book

A rare and valuable book printed in 1564 by the renowned scholar-printer Henri Estienne (known as Stephanus) has been donated to the University General Library’s Special Collections.

Giving voice to early Māori writing

Giving voice to early Māori writing

What were the first educational encounters between Pākehā and Māori like?