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Women Mean Business - Author Talk with Catherine Bishop

  • Calendar Icon Thursday, 21 November 2019, 6:00pm – 3:55pm
  • Location Icon Central Library Event Central - Ground Floor


In this talk Catherine Bishop, author of Women Mean Business: Colonial businesswomen in New Zealand (Otago University Press), explores the stories of some of New Zealand’s colonial entrepreneurs – the successful and the outright failures, the heart-warming and the tragic, the everyday and the scandalous.

Born and raised in Whanganui, Dr Catherine Bishop is currently a postdoctoral fellow at Macquarie University in Sydney. Her first book Minding Her Own Business: Colonial Businesswomen in Sydney (NewSouth Publishing, 2015) won the prestigious 2016 Ashurst Business Literature Prize. This is her second book.

Book sales and signings will be available after the talk.

Presented by Bruce Mckenzie Bookseller.

Refreshments:Bruce Mckenzie Book Seller's, 6pm

Talk: Central Library, 7pm

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