Thursday, April 11, 2019

Journal of New Zealand & Pacific Studies 6.2 is now available

Intellect is delighted to announce that the Journal of New Zealand & Pacific Studies 6.2 is now available! For more information about the issue, click here >>

Special Issue: ‘New Zealand and Pacific Film’

Aims & Scope

The Journal of New Zealand & Pacific Studies is a trans-disciplinary publication focusing on the range of issues and subjects which are relevant to New Zealand and Pacific studies, with a priority for the latter given to Polynesia and the South Pacific. Disciplines including the humanities and social sciences, and subjects such as cultural studies, history, literature, film, anthropology, politics and sociology.

Issue 6.2


Special issue: New Zealand and Pacific film
Ian Conrich and Laura Sedgwick


Reframing early Australasian cinema: TransTasman exchanges during the silent film period 

Tom O’Regan and Alfio Leotta

The force awakens: Mana as causal agent in Pacific narrative cinemas
Yifen Beus

‘Vampires don’t do dishes’: Old myths, the modern world, horror and the mundane in What We Do in the Shadows (2014)
Andrea Wright

Contested terrains of identity and home: Coming of age, belonging and Maori-Pakeha-relations in Taika Waititi’s Hunt for the Wilderpeople (2016)
Eva Rueschmann


Geoff Murphy, 1938–2018
Ian Conrich

Peter Wells, 1950–2019
Ian Conrich

  • Acknowledge No Frontier: The Creation and Demise of New Zealand’s Provinces, 1853–76, André Brett (2016)
  • The Big Smoke: New Zealand Cities, 1840–1920, Ben Schrader (2016)
  • Tears of Rangi: Experiments Across Worlds, Anne Salmond (2017)
  • The Great War for New Zealand: Waikato 1800–2000, Vincent O’Malley (2016)
  • Passport to Hell, Robin Hyde (2015)
  • Mataatua Wharenui: Te Whare i Hoki Mai, Hirini Moko Mead, Te Onehou Phillis, Layne Harvey, Pouroto Ngaropo (2017)
  • Tauira: Maori Methods of Learning and Teaching, Joan Metge (2015)
  • Rapa Nui – Easter Island: Cultural and Historical Perspectives, Ian Conrich and Hermann Mückler (eds) (2016)
  • The Things We Value: Culture and History in Solomon Islands, Ben Burt and Lissant Bolton (eds) (2014)
  • Colonialism, Maasina Rule and the Origin of Malaitan Kastom, David W. Akin (2013)
  • Unearthing the Polynesian Past: Explorations and Adventures of an Island Archaeologist, Patrick Vinton Kirch (2015)
  • Repositioning Pacific Arts: Artists, Objects, Histories, Anne E. Allen with Deborah B. Waite (eds) (2014)
  • Sacred Histories in Secular New Zealand, Geoffrey Troughton and Stuart Lange (eds) (2016)
  • Citizenship in Transnational Perspective: Australia, Canada and New Zealand, Jatinder Mann (ed.) (2017)
  • The New Zealand Project, Max Harris (2017)