Friday, February 07, 2020

Journal of New Zealand & Pacific Studies 7.2 is now available

Intellect is pleased to announce that Journal of New Zealand & Pacific Studies 7.2 is now available! 


Special Issue: 'Language and Translation in the Pacific'


For more information about the special issue and journal, click here >>


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.


Issue 7.2




Special Issue: ‘Language and Translation in the Pacific’ 

Alessandra De Marco, Eleonora Federici and Anne Magnan-Park 




Wantok and Lain – a look at two Melanesian cultural concepts in two Tok Pisin texts 

Paweł Kornacki


Japanese ethnographies of the Pacific: Language, politics and perspective 

Rodolfo Maggio


Tongan translation realities across Ta- (‘Time’) and Va- (‘Space’) 

Telesia Kalavite 


Reports 185–196 Sign language interpreting in the Pacific: A snapshot of progress in raising the participation of deaf people 

Rachel McKee, Jacqueline Iseli and Angela Murray


A most curious image: Indigeneity, sign language and early Maori postcards 

Ian Cronrich


General Articles


A critical view of female aggression and the implications of gender, culture and a changing society: A Cook Islands perspective 

Angela Page and Aue Te Ava


The silence of the huia: Bird extinction and the archive

Cameron Boyle 


Review Article


In Search of Consensus: New Zealand’s Electoral Act 1956 and its Constitutional Legacy, Elizabeth McLeay (2018) International Indigenous Rights in Aotearoa New Zealand, Andrew Erueti (ed.) (2017) Towards Democratic Renewal: Ideas for Constitutional Change in New Zealand, Geoffrey Palmer and Andrew Butler (2018) This Realm of New Zealand: The Sovereign, the Governor-General, the Crown, Alison Quentin-Baxter and Janet McLean (2017) 

John F. Wilson 



  • Juridical Encounters: Maori and the Colonial Courts 1840–1852, Shaunnagh Dorsett (2017) André Brett
  • New Treaty, New Tradition: Reconciling New Zealand and Maori Law, Carwyn Jones (2016) Réka Mascher-Frigyesi
  • Cleansing the Colony: Transporting Convicts from New Zealand to Van Diemen’s Land, Kristyn Harman (2017) Philippa Mein Smith
  • Artefacts of Encounter: Cook’s Voyages, Colonial Collecting and Museum Histories, Nicholas Thomas, Julie Adams, Billie Lythberg, Maia Nuku and Amiria Salmond (eds) (2016) Hermann Mückler
  • The Kanak Awakening: The Rise of Nationalism in New Caledonia, David A. Chappell (2013) Marc Tabani
  • Archaeology of the Solomon Islands, Richard Walter and Peter Sheppard (2017) Max Quanchi
  • Curve of the Hook: An Archaeologist in Polynesia, Yosihiko Sinoto, with Hiroshi Aramata and Frank Stewart (2016) Hermann Mückler
  • Bombing the Marshall Islands: A Cold War Tragedy, Keith M. Parsons and Robert A. Zaballa (2017) Coral and Concrete: Remembering Kwajalein Atoll between Japan, America, and the Marshall Islands, Greg Dvorak (2018) Roy Smith
  • Tourism in Pacific Islands: Current Issues and Future Challenges, Stephen Pratt and David Harrison (eds) (2015) Ian Conrich
  • A Land of Milk and Honey? Making Sense of Aotearoa New Zealand, Avril Bell, Vivienne Elizabeth, Tracey McIntosh and Matt Wynyard (eds) (2017) Corinne David-Ives
  • Teenagers: The Rise of Youth Culture in New Zealand, Chris Brickell (2017) Gail Pittaway
  • The Unconventional Career of Dr Muriel Bell, Diana Brown (2018) Linda Bryder
  • Windows on a Women’s World: The Dominican Sisters of Aotearoa New Zealand, Susannah Grant (2017) Geoffrey Troughton
  • The 9th Floor: Conversations with Five New Zealand Prime Ministers, Guyon Espiner and Tim Watkin (2017) Tatiana Tökölyová
  • Colonial Gothic to Maori Renaissance: Essays in Memory of Jonathan ManeWheoki, Conal McCarthy and Mark Stocker (eds) (2017) Leonard Bell
  • Searches for Tradition: Essays on New Zealand Music, Past and Present, Michael Brown and Samantha Owens (eds) (2017) Hilary Bracefield
  • Robert Louis Stevenson’s Pacific Impressions: Photography and Travel Writing, 1888–1894, Carla Manfredi (2018) Paola Della Valle
  • Simply by Sailing in a New Direction: Allen Curnow: A Biography, Terry Sturm and Linda Cassells (eds) (2017) Collected Poems, Allen Curnow, Elizabeth Caffin and Terry Sturm (eds) (2017) David Callahan
  • Telling the Real Story: Genre and New Zealand Literature, Erin Mercer (2017) Paola Della Valle