She's a real housewife, socialite, Auckland businesswoman and now Gilda Kirkpatrick is a self-published author.
She has an advertising and marketing agency so she knows how to sell herself and that includes her new book.
If you're thinking it's about party-planning, cooking or her well-documented fashion, you are light years away.
Instead, it's an educational comic-style sci-fi book for children.
So what spurred this on? Story went to meet the champagne socialite who also happens to be a sci-fi geek.
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