Email address: firstname.lastname@example.org
Institutional Affiliation: Free-lance historian
1973-90: Reader in History, Victoria University of Wellington;
1984-88: Director of Stout Research Centre for the study of New Zealand society, history and culture at Victoria University of Wellington;
1990-2002: Chief Historian for New Zealand Government;
2002-2014: General Editor Te Ara, the online Encyclopedia of New Zealand
Author of 14 books in New Zealand History; winner of the Prime Minister’s award in Non-fiction (2014).
Current research projects on modern:
Project on Māori and Royal Visits to New Zealand
Forthcoming, current or recent research publications on modern monarchy:
Royal Summer: the Visit of Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip to New Zealand 1953-54¸Wellington, (Daphne Brasell Associates Press, 1993).
“Māori and Royal Visits, 1869-2015: From Rotorua to Waitangi”, Royal Studies Journal, 5(1) (2018), 34-54.