VIVIEN CAUGHLEY is a researcher and writer, and is currently an Honorary Research Associate at Auckland War Memorial Museum, in Applied Arts and Design. She speaks regularly to interested groups about her research into New Zealand's textile culture and history, and was recently the keynote speaker at the Costume and Textile Association of New Zealand (March 2013), where she spoke about her research into the Cook Map Samplers, and is scheduled to speak on the same topic at the American Museum in Britain, in Bath later in 2014. She has written a number of research papers and articles for publication. Her chapter "Women's Marks: the King Family Samplers" is included in the 2014 Church History Bicentennial Project publication, and she has written a chapter in "Mapping South, Journeys in South-South Cultural Relations" (Gardner, A (ed.) Melbourne, 2013), and "Australasian History of Education Review (2009)."