Diana Harris

Biography

Diana Harris (née Harkness) was brought up in Christchurch and now lives in the countryside north of Auckland. She is devoted to writing about New Zealand – the past and the present – and what makes it special.

She has had several books published, including two children’s stories (Guardian of the Bridge and Litterbugs) and a collection of interesting facts about New Zealand, in The Kiwi Fact Book.

Some time ago she became fascinated by the story of Johnny Jones, her great-great-great grandfather, and has spent many years researching and writing this epic tale.

Books

Johnny Jones: A Colonial Saga
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 102,250. Language: English. Published: February 13, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » History » Australia & New Zealand
* Story of a prominent Otago pioneer brings early New Zealand vividly to life * Authentic chronicle of how land and power passed from Maori hands to British * Spans the first half of the 19th century and brings early New Zealand vividly to life

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