Author(s): Deirdre Mackay.
'This history, written to commemorate the ninetieth anniversary of the Institute, is meticulous in its own research and rich in its detail' - Dr Oliver Sutherland, Former Chairman, Cawthron Institute Trust Board
Deirdre Mackay was brought up and educated in Wellington.
She worked as a reporter and feature writer for the Nelson Mail, a career she continued following divorce in the 1990's. Since then Mackay has worked as a freelance journalist, author and photographer.
Her work has attracted both regional and national awards.