Margaret Tennant

Primary fields

Region Manawatu
About Me

PHANZA Committee member 2012.

Currently working on a history of the NZ Red Cross.

Specialities health, welfare, disabilities, women's history
Publications and Research

Books include:

The Fabric of Welfare: Voluntary Organisations, Government and Welfare 1840-2005, Wellington, Bridget Williams Books, 2007, 274 pp.

Past Judgement: Social Policy in New Zealand History, (co-edited with Bronwyn Dalley), Otago University Press, 2004, 281 pp

Through the Prison Gate: 125 Years of Prisoners’ Aid and Rehabilitation, Wellington, NZ Prisoners’ Aid and Rehabilitation Society, 2003., 56 pp.

Children’s Health, the Nation's Wealth. A History of Children's Health Camps, Bridget Williams Books/Historical Branch, N.Z. Department of Internal Affairs, 1994, 295 pp.

Women in History 2 (co-edited with Charlotte Macdonald and Barbara Brookes), Bridget Williams Books, 1992, 321 pp.

Paupers and Providers. Charitable Aid in New Zealand, Allen and Unwin/Historical Branch, Department of Internal Affairs, 1989, 245 pp.

Women in History. Essays on European Women in New Zealand (co-edited with Charlotte Macdonald and Barbara Brookes), Allen and Unwin/PNP, 1986, 202pp.

Other details

PHANZA Joining Date 2004