Professor Paul Moon
Professor of History
Phone: +64 9 921 999 extn 6838
Te Ara Poutama,
Wellesley Street East,
Auckland Central 1142
Private Bag 92006
Professor Paul Moon has been at Te Ara Poutama – The Faculty of Māori and Indigenous Development – since 1993. Professor Moon is one of this country’s best-selling, well known and outspoken historians, and has written more than twenty books on aspects of the country’s history. His works includes biographies, histories of the Treaty of Waitangi, New Zealand in 20th century, a controversial book on Māori cannibalism, and a trilogy of volumes on the Tūhoe tohunga (expert) Hohepa Kereopa. He is regularly called upon to consult on Treaty claims and has also worked with a number of government agencies on Treaty-related issues. Professor Moon is a Fellow of the Royal Historical Society at University College in London, and is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts.
New Zealand history, Economic history, Treaty issues, postgraduate supervision
Professor Moon’s research areas are in the fields of New Zealand history and Treaty of Waitangi.
(Last four years)
- Moon, P. (2014). Race Relations on the Right Path. In Mana Magazone (Vol. 116, 116 ed., pp. 8-12). [Magazine]. Auckland: Mana Productions Ltd. Retrieved from http://www.manaonline.co.nz/site/current-issue-of-mana-magazine/
- Moon, P. (2014). The Voyagers: Remarkable European Explorations of New Zealand (First ed.). Auckland: Penguin Publishing New Zealand. Retrieved from http://www.penguin.co.nz/
- Moon, P. (2014). When Perception Becomes Reality: The Creation and Reproduction of Images of Traditional Taonga Whakairo (Māori Carvings): An Introduction. Te Kaharoa: The Journal on Indigenous and Pacific Issues, 7(1), 1-15. Retrieved from http://www.tekaharoa.com/index.php/tekaharoa
- Moon, P. (2013). ‘A Proud Thing To Have Recorded’: The Origins and Commencement of National Indigenous Political Representation in New Zealand through the 1867 Maori Representation Act. The Journal of New Zealand Studies, 16, 52-65. Retrieved from http://ojs.victoria.ac.nz/jnzs/article/view/2025/1861
- Moon, P. (2013). Report on the historical aspects of the Coromandel Cathedral Coast Walkway project, proposed by the Thames Coromandel District Council.: Report on the historical aspects of the Coromandel Cathedral Coast Walkway project, proposed by the Thames Coromandel District Council.. Auckland.
- Moon, P. (2013). The Creation of New Zealand: What makes us New Zealanders?. Tauranga. Retrieved from http://www.taurangafestival.co.nz/event/Paul-Moon?i=63
- Moon, P. (2013). Reader’s report on King of God’s Own – The Life and Times of Richard John Seddon by Tom Brooking. Auckland.
- Moon, P. (2013). Kowhiti Dance: A Special Collection (First ed.). P. Moon, T. Grey, M. Grey, J. Stevenson, L. Ashley, & P. Cleave (Eds.), Palmerston North: Go Press.
- Moon, P. (2013). Major issues and trends facing New Zealand in Māori-Pakeha interactions: an introductory commentary.
- Moon, P. (2013). Encounters: The Creation of New Zealand. A History (First ed.). Auckland: Penguin Publishing New Zealand. Retrieved from http://www.penguin.co.nz/products/9780143568506/encounters-the-creation-of-new-zealand
- Moon, P. (2013). The New Zealand Social Sciences Conference, 2013.. Hamilton, New Zealand. Retrieved from http://www.soccon.net.nz/index.php
- Moon, P. (2013). Early Colonial New Zealand and British Foreign Policy 1800-1840. Retrieved from http://u3abb.net.nz/
- Moon, P. (2013). Thomas Shepherd and the First New Zealand Company. The New Zealand Journal of History, 47(1), 22-38.
- Moon, P. (2013). 'Our History, Our Roots'. In Leadership New Zealand Conference. Waitangi, Bay of Islands.
- Moon, P. (2013). Review of Select Documentation on Bayswater Marin Freeholding Application, prepared for Russell McVeagh. Auckland.
- Moon, P. (2012). T. McIntosh, M. Mulholland (eds.) (2011) Māori and Social Issues, vol. 1 Huia publishers. New Zealand Sociology, 27(2), 189-191.
- Moon, P. (2013). Maketu’s Execution and the Extension of British Sovereignty in New Zealand. Te Kaharoa, 6(1), 36-49.
- Moon, P. (2013). Turning Points: Events that changed the course of New Zealand history (first ed.). Auckland: New Holland Publishing.
- Moon, P. (2012). British colonial policy in the 1830s and the emergence of the Treaty of Waitangi. Whakatane.
- Moon, P. (2012). Captain William Hobson’s role in the events leading up to the signing of the Treaty of Waitangi, and his role in the founding of Auckland. 545 Parnell Road Auckland. Retrieved from http://www.aucklandcouncil.govt.nz/EN/NewsEventsCulture/Events/Events/heritagefestival/Pages/events.aspx?title=New%20Zealand%20Historic%20Places%20Trust:%20Auckland%20Branch%20Committee&date=2012-10-02
- Moon, P. (2012). New Zealand in the 1820s. Remuera, Auckland.
- Moon, P. (2012). Talking History. Kitchner Street, Auckland. Retrieved from http://www.aucklandartgallery.com/whats-on/events/2012/july/writers-lounge-talking-history
- Moon, P. (2012). Life stories: approaches to biography. Auckland. Retrieved from http://www.writerscentre.org.nz/Downloads/TTA2012_Programme.pdf
- Moon, P. (2012). New Zealand in the Twentieth Century: The Land, The People.. Queen Street, Auckland. Retrieved from http://www.writersfestival.co.nz/Home/WritersAZ/PaulMoon/tabid/746/Default.aspx
- Moon, P. (2012). Twentieth-century New Zealand. 1 Ponsonby Road, Newton, Auckland.
- Moon, P. (2012). Links between Maori cultural well-being and participation in sports: A literature review. Te Kaharoa: The e-journal on indigenous Pacific issues, 5(1), 1-62. Retrieved from http://www.tekaharoa.com/index.php/tekaharoa/index
- Moon, P. (2012). A Savage Country: The Untold Story of New Zealand in the 1820s. Auckland: Penguin Publishing.
- Moon, P. (2012). Life Stories: Approaches to Biography. Auckland.
- Moon, P. (2011). Framing the World: The Life and Art of Augustus Earle (first ed.). Auckland, NZ: Resource Books. Retrieved from http://www.resourcebooks.co.nz/
- Moon, P. (2011). 'North and South'. In New Zealand Books: A quarterly review (Vol. 21, first ed., Iss. 95, pp. 21). Wellington: NZ Books. Retrieved from http://www.nzbooks.org.nz/
- Moon, P. (2011). Correspondence. New Zealand Journal of History, 45(1), 146-147.
- Moon, P. (2011). Nākahi: The Matarahurahu Cult of the Snake. Te Kaharoa: The E-Journal on Indigenous Pacific Issues, 4(1), 119-137. Retrieved from http://www.tekaharoa.com/index.php/tekaharoa/article/view/86/53
- Moon, P. (2011). New Zealand in the Twentieth Century: The Nation, The People (First ed.). Auckland: HarperCollinsPublishers (New Zealand) Limited.
- Moon, P. (2010). Historian's Report for Television Docu-drama 'Waitangi: What Really Happened?'. [Confidential report on script]. Auckland.
- Moon, P. (2010). The shape of things to come: Improving the rates of Maori employment in the private sector. Auckland Museum, Auckland.
- Moon, P. (2010). Captain Hobson and the Treaty of Waitangi. Auckland Medical History Society, Auckland.
- Moon, P. (2010). Augustus Earle in New Zealand: An early colonial artistic perspective. Te Kaharoa: Journal of Indigenous Pacific Issues, 3(1), 1-108.
- Moon, P. (2010). Brief of Evidence for Waitangi Tribunal (WAI-1466) for and on behalf of Te Matarahurahu Hapu. Wellington: Waitangi Tribunal.
- Moon, P. (2010). Hunua No. 4 watermain project: Summary cultural impact report. Auckland, New Zealand: Te Ara Poutama, AUT University.
- Moon, P. (2010). New Zealand birth certificates: 50 of New Zealand's founding documents. Auckland, New Zealand: AUT Media.
- Moon, P. (2010). Victoria Cross at Takrouna: The Haane Manahi story. Wellington, New Zealand: Huia Publishers.
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