The School of History, Philosophy, Political Science and International Relations offers world-class, research-based programmes across its four disciplines.

The programmes are taught by academic staff who are recognised, both locally and globally, as leaders in their respective fields.

Our graduates are able to think critically and creatively, and communicate and lead effectively.

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Learn about the roles and research interests of academic staff in the School of History, Philosophy, Political Science and International Relations. And find contact details for all of our academic and administrative staff.

Politics in a Pandemic

2020 was a year unlike any other. Still in her first term as prime minister, Jacinda Ardern found herself facing her biggest challenge yet – protecting New Zealanders against a worldwide pandemic.

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2020 Parliamentary Internship Programme

Speaker’s Welcome to the 2021 Parliamentary Internship Class

The 2021 Parliamentary internship class had the ‘traditional’ annual welcome from the Speaker Rt Hon Trevor Mallard on 16 March. Two of our interns, Samuel Day and Sofia Morrell, joined him, for his live TV briefing.

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History Master’s Scholarship Fund

Support scholarships that will help talented students to complete a one-year Master’s degree in History.

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