Professor Paul Moon
Professor of History
Phone: +64 9 921 9999 extn 6838
Email: email@example.comPhysical Address:
Te Ara Poutama,
Wellesley Street East,
Auckland Central 1142
Private Bag 92006
Doctor of Philosophy
Master of Arts (Hons)
Master of Philosophy (Distinction)
Bachelor of Arts
Memberships and Affiliations:
Fellow of the Royal Historical Society, University College, London
Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts
Fellow of the Royal Linnean Society
Member of the Royal Society of New Zealand
Member of Professional Historians' Association of New Zealand/Aotearoa
Life Member of Auckland Institute and Museum
Dr Paul Moon is Professor of History at Auckland University of Technology. Among his twenty-five published books are This Horrid Practice: The Myth and Reality of Traditional Maori Cannibalism, A History of New Zealand in the Twentieth Century, a trilogy of volumes on the Tūhoe tohunga (expert) Hohepa Kereopa, as well as biographies of Governors Hobson, FitzRoy, and the Ngapuhi chief Hone Heke, and Encounters: The Creation of New Zealand, which was shortlisted for the 2014 Ernest Scott Australasian Prize in History.
Professor Moon has appeared on numerous documentaries, current affairs, and news programmes, both in New Zealand and internationally, and is one of the country’s best-selling and most acclaimed historians.
New Zealand history, economic history, Treaty issues, philosophy, postgraduate supervision
Professor Moon’s research areas are in the fields of New Zealand history, the intersection of philosophy and history, and the Treaty of Waitangi.
- 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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