Ann Beaglehole

Ann Beaglehole, a historian who came to New Zealand as a child refugee from Hungary in 1957, looks at the importance of ensuring the history is written from the victims’ perspectives, and offers up suggestions as to how we can facilitate that happening. She also looks at New Zealand’s current refugee policy.

Oct 31, 2019

The Polish children and everyone after: 75 years of welcoming refugees

Today marks 75 years since the first official refugees – Polish children fleeing the horrors of World War II – arrived in New Zealand.

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Jun 20, 2019

World Refugee Day: Who will write the history of the Christchurch terror attack?

We’ve heard a great deal about the Kiwi response to the Christchurch terror attack but less from inside the event. Historian Ann Beaglehole considers how we support victims to ensure the history is written from their perspectives.

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