Angela Wanhalla

Recipient of the prestigious Rowheath Trust Award and Carl Smith Medal in 2008, Angela Wanhalla (Ngāi Tahu) lectures in history at the University of Otago. She is currently engaged in a research project tracing the fate of children fathered by American servicemen in the South Pacific Command during World War II funded by a Royal Society of New Zealand Marsden Grant. Publishing in international as well as New Zealand periodicals, Angela Wanhalla draws on a strong theoretical framework for her writing on Māori society.

Publications include

Matters of the Heart: A History of Interracial Marriage in New Zealand (Auckland University Press, 2013)

Early New Zealand Photography: Images and Essays, co-edited with Erika Wolf (Otago University Press, 2011)

In/visible Sight: The Mixed-Descent Families of Southern New Zealand (Bridget Williams Books, 2009)