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  • What I’m Reading – VLOG #3 – Aotearoa New Zealand Histories framework

    An outline of the new Aotearoa New Zealand Histories curriculum, and some critique of language and content. Links: Content Overview | Aotearoa NZ’s Histories (education.govt.nz) Te Tiriti o Waitangi / School Journal Story Library / Instructional Series / English – ESOL – Literacy Online website – Instructional Series (tki.org.nz)

  • What I’m Reading – VLOG #2

    Here’s the second instalment of my blog talking about what I’m reading and my reflections on the material: this week continues reflections on Maori peacemaking and the effects of Christian missionary work on peacemaking methods and opportunities. Books: Angela Ballara, Taua (Penguin, 2003); Ross Calman, Life of Te Rauparaha (AUP, 2020); and L Rogers, ed., […]

  • What I’m reading – VLOG #1

    I’ve started a Video Log to talk about what I’m reading and what I’m thinking about in the history of Aotearoa New Zealand and the British world and empire.

  • … and more books

    It’s been a few weeks since I’ve posted. I’m still busy collecting and reading relevant historiography. Just took a photo now of the latest arrivals. I’m also starting to frame up my first chapter. It’s been nice to see some ideas come together even though quite rough and tentative. In other history news, I was […]