The New Zealand Oral History Awards (NZOH) provide financial help for the recording of interviews relating to the history of New Zealand/Aotearoa and its close connections with the Pacific.
Projects submitted for consideration should contribute significantly to our understanding of New Zealand’s past and its people.
The closing date for applications for the 2016 round closed on 15 April 2016.
New Zealand Oral History Awards 2015 are:
- An Oral History of the Samoana Rugby League Team (Otago, 1964-1967) ($3,000)
- Coasters: Interviews with Westport Area Residents ($7,200)
- The Hatching of a New Approach to Conservation ($10,000)
- The Lebanese Community in Wellington ($2,258)
- New Zealand Society of Authors Oral History Project – Stage 111 ($11,922)
- Rex Jones and Trade Union Leadership in New Zealand 1983-2000 ($8,000)
- Takitaki Momotua, Vagahau Niue Trust ($3,000)
- Te Wharepora o Ngati Rangiwewehi: Weaving an Identity as Ngati Rangiwewehi ($7,500)
- VSA – Volunteers who Brought Back a Partner or Spouse ($1,837)
Read a related media release Oral history awards tell our stories about the 2015 recipients.