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Our specialists

Information on New Zealand society and culture can be found on the Ministry’s Te Ara and NZHistory websites. If you have any queries, please e-mail us at info@mch.govt.nz. Media are welcome to contact us at media@mch.govt.nz. Other details can be viewed at contact us.

Introducing some of our subject specialists

Brodie Stubbs

Manager, Heritage Projects
Delivery Group
Areas of interest are national monuments and memorials, commemorations and New Zealand’s emblems.

David Green

Senior Editor/Historian
Delivery Group
Areas of interest are the New Zealand Wars, history of government and sports history.

Imelda Bargas

Acting Heritage Operations Manager
Delivery Group
Areas of interest are historic building and sites, World War I home front and Antarctica.

Jamie Mackay

Digital Production Lead
Delivery Group
Areas of interest are cycling history and exploring new ways to present history on the web.

Jane Mulryan

Senior Advisor, National Monuments & War Graves
Delivery Group
Areas of interest are war and historic graves and the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Monty Soutar

Senior Māori Historian, Heritage Content
Delivery Group
Areas of interest are Te Taiwhakaea, our Treaty of Waitangi settlements project and Māori in the two World Wars.

Neill Atkinson

Chief Historian/Manager, Heritage Content
Delivery Group
Areas of interest are are labour history, politics, railways and maritime history.

Paul Riley

Curator
National War Memorial
Areas of interest are the National War Memorial and other Wellington national monuments.

Steve Watters

Senior Historian-Educator
Delivery Group
Areas of interest are education, sporting history, 19th century history and ‘hands on history’ such as field trips.

Timothy Hurd, QSM

National Carillonist
National War Memorial
Areas of interest are teaching and playing carillon music.


Updated on 9th August 2017