Daily Archives: 14 January 2019

Waitangi Tribunal careers: Researcher/Analysts

The Waitangi Tribunal, based in Wellington, New Zealand is currently advertising roles for Researcher/Analysts in the Research Services, Inquiry Facilitation, and Report Writing teams.

Researcher/Analysts in the Research Services team assist with the preparation of expert research reports for the Tribunal on both historical and contemporary topics. These reports form part of the evidential record for Tribunal inquiries.

Researcher/Analysts in the Inquiry Facilitation team are responsible for providing robust advice for inquiry planning and procedures throughout the Tribunal process, and are required to work closely with a wide range of people including the judiciary, Tribunal members, claimants and counsel.

Researcher/Analysts in the Report Writing team are responsible for assisting with the drafting of Tribunal reports, providing advice and analysis throughout the Tribunal report writing process, and work closely with the judiciary and Tribunal members, and colleagues in the Tribunal Unit.

These roles would suit individuals with a tertiary qualification in New Zealand history, Māori studies, public policy, law or other relevant disciplines, or relevant professional experience.

Salary range is NZ$61,132 – $86,303. Applications close 24 January 2019.

For more information and to apply, see the Ministry of Justice website: https://apply.justice.govt.nz/jobs/MOJ-1375129

ANZAMEMS membership fees for 2019 now due

To all ANZAMEMS members: membership fees are now due for 2019. If you have not yet paid your fees, please ensure you do this promptly to ensure continuation of member benefits, including delivery of the journal Parergon.

In order to receive a hard copy of Parergon 36.1 you will need to pay your 2019 membership fees by 31 March 2019. Please also note that you will need to be a financial member to vote at the upcoming AGM in April as well as to nominate for any vacant Committee member roles.

Fees and benefits

Membership of ANZAMEMS is open to anyone with an interest in the fields of medieval and early modern studies. Membership fees start at AUD$33 concessional (student/unwaged/retired) and AUD$60 individual. Members receive the following exclusive benefits:

  • Subscription to Parergon — the latest research in medieval and early modern studies and reviews of recent books, published twice yearly (please note you will receive one hard copy of the journal only)
  • Inclusion on the ANZAMEMS mail-list — receive notifications of upcoming events and opportunities, be informed of the books available for review in Parergon
  • Inclusion on the ANZAMEMS postgraduate and early career research social group on the social media platform Facebook
  • Regular newsletter outlining the Association’s activities
  • Access to a dynamic and supportive international research network
  • Opportunity to review the latest academic titles for Parergon
  • Opportunity to apply for travel bursaries and prizes award by ANZAMEMS


Payment should be made via the ANZAMEMS website. Receipts will be posted with the next convenient issue of Parergon.

Some members may experience an issue with the University of Western Australia (UWA) cart system that ANZAMEMS uses to process membership payments if you choose to pay online. If you have attempted to pay you membership fees online and have been having trouble with the ‘Captcha’ system on the shopping cart please try using another internet browser and see if that fixes the problem. UWA is currently looking into this issue.

As an alternative, a hard copy membership renewal form can be downloaded from the website (https://anzamems.org/?page_id=75/) and posted to the following address:

The University of Western Australia
35 Stirling Hwy
Crawley WA 6009

Cheques or money orders must be made out to “The University of Western Australia – ANZAMEMS”.