Creating a National Spirit: Celebrating New Zealand's Centennial
Rachel Barrowman is a Wellington researcher, whose latest publication is Mason: The life of R. A. K. Mason.
Roger Blackley teaches art history at Victoria University of Wellington. His publications include studies of the paintings of Alben Martin, Alfred Sharpe, and Charles Goldie.
David Carnegie teaches in the School of Film, Drama and English at Victoria University of Wellington
Jim Collinge was until 2004 Associate Dean (Students), Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, Victoria University of Wellington.
Patrick Day teaches in the School of Education, University of Waikato, and is the author of Radio Years and Voice and Vision, his two-volume history of broadcasting in New Zealand.
Sue Dunlop is a Wellington performer. Her thesis for her M.A. degree focused on women in New Zealand theatre 1920-1950.
Lawrence Jones is an emeritus professor of the University of Otago. His most recent publication on New Zealand writing is Picking up the Traces: The making of a New Zealand literary culture 1932-1945.
Bernard Kernot, a former senior lecturer in Maori studies, Victoria University of Wellington, has published widely on Maori art.
John E. Martin is an historian in the Ministry for Culture and Heritage. His most recent publications include Holding the Balance: A history of New Zealand's Department of Labour 1891-1995, and The House: New Zealand's House of Representatives, 1854-2004.page 285
Malcolm Mackinnon is a Wellington historian. His recent publications include The New Zealand Historical Atlas, Ko Papatuanuku e Takoto Nei, which he edited, and Treasury: The New Zealand Treasury, 1840-2000.
Gavin McLean, senior historian, Ministry for Culture and Heritage, has recently published heritage guides to Oamaru and Dunedin, is co-editing a history of New-Zealand, and is writing histories of the Office of Governor General and of the Tasman Express Line
Jock Phillips has been chief historian in the Department of Internal Affairs and more recently in the Ministry for Culture and Heritage, where he is now general editor of Te Ara: The online encyclopedia of New Zealand.
William Renwick organised the Stout Research Centre's conference on the 1940 Centennial celebrations and edited this book.
Sydney J. Shep, senior lecturer in Print & Book Culture, Victoria University of Wellington, has research interests in New Zealand print culture and Wellington's book trade.
Russell Stone is an emeritus professor of history, University of Auckland. From Tamaki-makarau to Auckland is the most recent of his many books and other publications on aspects of Auckland's history.
Allan Thomas teaches in the School of Music, Victoria University of Wellington. His book Music in the Town of Hawera, 1946: An historical ethnography was published recently.
William Toomath has practised as an architect for half a century and was director of the Wellington Polytechnic School of Design during the 1980s. His publications include Built in New Zealand: The houses we live in.
Shirley Tunnicliff's writings on Nelson history include Response to a Vision: A history of the Nelson School of Music, and an edition of the letters of Mary Hobhouse.