History publications

Selected publications from Te Papa’s history curators and researchers.

Stephanie Gibson

'Case Study: Te Papa' in Collecting the Contemporary: A Handbook for Social History Museums, edited by O. Rhys & Z. Baveystock, MuseumsEtc., Edinburgh, 2014.

The Mixing Room project at Te Papa: co-creating the museum with refugee background youth in Aotearoa/New Zealand: Tuhinga 24, 2013 (with Sara Kindon)

First World War Posters at Te Papa: Tuhinga 23, 2012

‘The Black Singlet as a Cultural Icon’,  in Doris de Pont (ed), Black: History of Black in Fashion, Society and Culture in New Zealand, Penguin, 2012.

Representing community exhibitions at the Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa: Tuhinga 21, 2010 (with Sean Mallon)

Display folk: Second World War posters at the Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa: Tuhinga 19,  2008.

Te Papa and New Zealand's Indian communities - a case study about exhibition development: Tuhinga 14, 2003.

Claire Regnault

'Embroidering the Whanganui', in The Lives of Colonial Objects, edited by A. Cooper, L.Paterson and A. Wanhalla, Otago University Press, 2015

'The Book of Timothy: Costume in Yvonne Todd's Photography' in Yvonne Todd: Creamy Psychology, edited by Robert Leonard, VUW Press / City Gallery Wellington, 2014.

Introductory essay for Berry Boys: Portraits of First World War Soldiers and Families, Te Papa Press, 2014.

‘Cubist dreams and wings like fireflies: Claire Regnault on the textile designs of Frances Hodgkins’Off the Wall, Issue 3, October 2013.

‘Se Souvenir’ in Micromosaic: Antarctic Landscapes Kirsten Haydon, 2012

‘A Culture of Ease’ in Doris de Pont (ed), Black: History of Black in Fashion, Society and Culture in New Zealand, Penguin, 2012.

The Dress Circle: New Zealand Fashion Design Since 1940, Godwit, 2010
Shortlisted for the 2011 NZ Post Book Awards.

The New Zealand Gown of the Year, Hawke's Bay Cultural Trust 2003

Kirstie Ross

'Four seasons in one day: weather culture and the museum', in Jennifer Newell, Libby Robin and Kirsten Wehner, eds,Curating the Future: Museums, communities and climate change, University of Hawai’i Press, Honolulu, forthcoming

Holding onto Home: New Zealand Stories and Objects from the First World WarTe Papa Press, 2014.

Slice of Heaven: 20th Century Aotearoa: Biculturalism and Social History at the Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa', Aboriginal Policy Studies, 2 (2), 2013, pp115-27

Going bush: New Zealanders and nature in the twentieth century, Auckland University Press, 2008.

'Materialising Social History in Museums', Te Ara: Journal of Museums Aotearoa, 32 (1-2) December 2007, pp2-5

'Schooled by Nature': Pakeha Tramping Between the Wars. Ross, New Zealand Journal of History 36 (1), 2002. pp51-65.

Lynette Townsend

'Colonising Through Play: The Crowthers' Noah's Ark' in The Lives of Colonial Objects, edited by A. Cooper, L.Paterson and A. Wanhalla, Otago University Press, 2015

Collecting kids’ stuff: in search of the history of childhood in New Zealand museums: Tuhinga 23, 2012.

Michael Fitzgerald

'An Art Nouveau Jug Collected by Walter Cook' in The Lives of Colonial Objects, edited by A. Cooper, L.Paterson and A. Wanhalla, Otago University Press, 2015

Berry Boys: Portraits of First World War Soldiers and Families, Te Papa Press, 2014.

Charles Heaphy.1990. in The Dictionary of New Zealand Biography, Vol One (1769-1870). ed W H Oliver. Wellington: Department of Internal Affairs/Allen & Unwin, Wellington.

Charles Emilius Gold.1990. in The Dictionary of New Zealand Biography, Vol One (1769-1870). ed W H Oliver. Wellington: Department of Internal Affairs/Allen & Unwin.

William Skey. in The Dictionary of New Zealand Biography, Vol Two (1870-1900). ed Claudia Orange. Wellington: Department of Internal Affairs/Bridget Williams Books.