Gail Hewlett launched her biography of Hilda Hewlett, entitled Old Bird - The Irrepressible Mrs Hewlett, at Classic Flyers on Sunday.
Hilda was born in 1864, the daughter of the vicar of an impoverished parish in South London.
The author is married to Hilda’s grandson, Anthony.
Old Bird - The Irrepressible Mrs Hewlett, RRP $39, is available from The Bunker Shop at Classic Flyers, through the Bunker Shop online, and at Books A Plenty.
To go in the draw to win a signed copy of Old Bird – The Story of Hilda Hewlett, simply register on www.sunlive.co.nz then send us an email telling us the year Hilda Hewlett was born. Send your answer, along with your name, contact address and phone number to email@example.com with the subject line “SunLive Hilda Hewlett Book Competition”.
Entries must be received by June 16. Only people registered on SunLive are eligible to win.