Jock Phillips: Making History

From Nine To Noon, 10:07 am on 20 June 2019
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Photo: Victoria University of WellingtonNew Zealand.

Historian Jock Phillips has made his career bringing history to life and convincing New Zealanders that our past has real value.

He is former editor of the Online Encyclopedia Te Ara, served as government Chief Historian, was the founding director of the Stout Research Centre for New Zealand Studies, and was the conceptual leader for the history exhibitions at Te Papa, as well as publishing 15 books.

Now he has turned his deep historical skills on himself in his memoir called "Making History". He tells Kathryn the awakening of New Zealanders to their history has been one of the great revolutions of our time