• Breach of promise of marriage 

    Hickey, Maureen
    INTRODUCTION Courting and the decision to get married were significant events in the lives of New Zealanders from the pioneer period right through to today. Yet little is known about what the norms of courtship were and ...
  • Negotiating infant welfare : the Plunket Society in the interwar period 

    Hickey, Maureen
    This thesis considers the Plunket Society during the interwar period. The Plunket Society, a voluntary infant welfare organisation in New Zealand, was established in 1907 to 'help the mothers and save the babies'. Plunket ...