Ako Learning From History?

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Fiona McKergow
Geoff Watson
David Littlewood
Carol Neill


This special issue of Public History Review has been edited by Fiona McKergow, Geoff Watson, David Littlewood and Carol Neill and serves as a sampler of recent work in the field of public history from Aotearoa New Zealand. The articles are derived from papers presented at 'Ako: Learning from History?', the 2021 New Zealand Historical Association conference hosted by Massey University Te Kunenga Ki Pūrehuroa.

The cover image for this special issue shows Taranaki Maunga viewed from a site near the remains of a redoubt built by colonial forces during the New Zealand Wars.

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Public History in Aotearoa New Zealand
Author Biography

Fiona McKergow, Independent Historian

Co-editor of Looking Flash: Clothing in Aotearoa New Zealand (AUP, 2007) and Te Hao Nui - The Great Catch: Object Stories from Te Manawa (Random House, 2011).