Title: Pioneer Women
Series: The NZ Series
Editor: Sarah Ell
ISBN: 978-0-947506-59-9
RRP: $29.99
Specs: 240 x 160 mm portrait, PB, 100 pp, 2 colour
Published: 10 July 2019

The Book:
Get ready for a new take on New Zealand society, history and geography in one of the first two books in The NZ Series, a snappily designed and fact-packed collection for intermediate and high-school age readers.

This fascinating collection of writings and reflections by some of the pioneer women who came to New Zealand in the nineteenth century reveals the challenges they faced and overcame when they arrived in their new country.

Pioneer Women presents extracts from diaries and letters by women who emigrated to New Zealand from Europe in the nineteenth century. These tales of hardship and happiness are accompanied by portraits, newspaper clippings, and markers like the Women’s Suffrage Petition, creating an easily digested record of these adventurous pioneers.