Professor Paul Moon, of Auckland, ONZM for services to education and historical research
Professor Paul Moon is an historian who specialises in nineteenth-century New Zealand and philosophies of colonisation. He has been a lecturer and Professor of History in the faculty of Māori Development at the Auckland University of Technology since 1993, and was awarded a Doctor of Literature degree in 2021. He has published widely, including 35 books, most recently ‘Colonising New Zealand’. He is a frequent commentator on Treaty-related issues and other historical topics, and has worked on several Treaty claims and with numerous government agencies. He is a referee for several academic journals. He is a Fellow of the Royal Historical Society at University College, London. Professor Moon is a member of the Holocaust and Antisemitism Foundation Aotearoa New Zealand and the Mt Albert Grammar School Board of Trustees.