Prepared by Jannelle Warren-Findley, January 2001
with funding from the sponsors of the Ian Axford (New Zealand) Fellowships in Public Policy
Jannelle Warren-Findley is Interim Senior Director of the Public History Program at Arizona State University in Tempe. Janelle received her PhD degree in American Studies at The George Washington University. She taught from 1973-76 on a Fulbright grant at the University of Gothenburg, Sweden, and after returning to the US, she founded a research and writing business in Washington, DC that specialized in federal records and archival research. Since 1993, she has co-directed the Graduate Program in Public History in the History Department at Arizona State University, of which she is currently Interim Senior Director. She is Associate Professor of History in the School of Historical, Philosophical and Religious Studies at the Tempe campus.
During Janelle’s Ian Axford Fellowship exchange to New Zealand she was based at the Department of Internal Affairs and the Ministry for Culture and Heritage in Wellington Auckland, where she researched policies and practices related to heritage management in the US and New Zealand.
As the Ian Axford Fellow in Public Policy in 2000, I came to New Zealand to examine the transfer of historic analysis and understanding from professional historians writing in universities and public agencies to the public interpretation of New Zealand’s human heritage resources. In my original fellowship application, written in March 1999, I proposed ‘a comparative study of heritage resource management in New Zealand and the United States’. This report contains the findings for the New Zealand part of the comparative study only. References to practice in the United States and in other countries are, however, used to clarify and expand the discussion of New Zealand’s cultural and historic heritage management practices and policies.
Appendix 1: ICOMOS New Zealand Charter for the Conservation of Places of Cultural Heritage Value-excerpt
Appendix 2: People Consulted
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