JANE TOLERTON, of Wellington, is the author of Ettie: A Life of Ettie Rout and Ettie Rout: New Zealand's safer sex pioneer, which concentrates on the war years. She set up the World War 1 Oral History Archive, with Nicholas Boyack, and interviewed 85 veterans, co-edited In the Shadow of War and wrote An Awfully Big Adventure: New Zealand World War One veterans tell their stories from the interviews. Her other books include Sixties Chicks and the best-selling Convent Girls. She has won the Dulux News Award, the Cowan Prize for Historical Journalism and a New Zealand Book Award. She received an ONZM for services to history in 2016.