Elizabeth Cox is a Wellington historian who specialises in both architectural and women’s history. She works as a senior historian at Manatū Taonga Ministry for Culture and Heritage, and runs a consultancy business exploring the history of New Zealand’s heritage buildings. She has worked at both Heritage New Zealand Pouhere Taonga and the National Trust (UK). Her book A Friend Indeed: The Saving of Old St Paul’s, about the battle to save Old St Paul’s Church in Wellington, was published in 2018. She is also a trustee of the Futuna Chapel in Wellington.