Celebrate 125 years of women's suffrage by helping to increase the visibility of New Zealand women who have made a contribution to the arts and community life in Aotearoa.
Dedicated to exploring women’s suffrage and the women’s rights movement, discover the stories of women who have and are making a difference for all people in Aotearoa New Zealand.
#directedbywomen #aotearoa is a series of pop-up events around the country, to celebrate and learn from women who direct films, television, web series and commercials, in Aotearoa and elsewhere.
Learn about Meri Te Tai Mangakahia's life, ancestry and whānau through this website.
Securing the right to vote was a game changing moment for wāhine everywhere. Come celebrate that victory and the grassroots actions of everyday people in the ongoing campaign for gender equality.
Join us to hear how this powerful wahine has taken action for social change throughout her colourful career. Our Heritage team will also run Wāhine Take Action exhibition tours from 5.30pm.
The town of Katikati is excited to be holding a Suffrage 125 Commemoration day. Events begin with a march through town in period costume where we will meet Helen Clark who is our guest speaker.
Join female politicians, the next generation of women leaders and musical guests on Suffrage Day as NCWNZ and Auckland Council honour the fight for gender equality in Aotearoa. Free entry.
There is power in the arts to both influence and inspire. Join Sue Berman and Joanne Graves as they explore ways in which creativity has played a part in the desire for change for women.
The Suffrage 125 celebration is being led by the Ministry for Women, New Zealand Minitatanga mō ngā Wahine in partnership with Manatū Taonga Ministry for Culture and Heritage.