PHANZA Committee member 2012.
Currently working on a history of the NZ Red Cross.
|Specialities||health, welfare, disabilities, women's history|
|Publications and Research||
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 Prisonersâ€™ Aid and Rehabilitation, Wellington, NZ Prisonersâ€™ Aid and Rehabilitation Society, 2003., 56 pp.
Childrenâ€™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.