A History graduate of the University of Otago (BA Hons, MA) and the University of New South Wales (PhD), I am a professional historian, founder and managing director of Making History Ltd.
After working as a historian at the Ministry for Culture and Heritage and a fifteen-year career with charities in both New Zealand and the United Kingdom, I founded Making History Ltd in 2015.
With extensive experience and expertise in historical research and publications my clients include the Auckland War Memorial Museum, Cure Kids, InterMed Medical Ltd, J R McKenzie Trust, NZ Post, Māori Television, Public Trust, Rotary, RSA, House of Travel, and many more.
I also have extensive experience in communications and public relations, radio and television, major events, commemorations, master of ceremonies, historical tourism and commercial storytelling.
Giving for Good: The History of the J R McKenzie Trust (J R McKenzie Trust, 2022)
Mana Tangata People of Action: Rotary Clubs in New Zealand and the Pacific (Point Publishing, 2021)
Looking Back, Moving Forward: Kaikorai Primary School 1869–2019 (Dunedin, 2019)
After the War: The RSA in New Zealand (Penguin, 2016)
RSA in the City: A Short History of the Auckland RSA (Auckland, 2016)
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