See the 1893 suffrage petition and experience the stories, past and present, of New Zealand's decision that led the world in women's suffrage.
In World War I, NZ women had many roles—patriots, supportive family members, nurses, entertainers, pioneers and more. Hear their stories, see their clothing, and experience their lives in Women’s War.
Our Wahine is an exciting new project by New Zealand artist Kate Hursthouse (www.katehursthouse.com) who is illustrating 125 women from New Zealand’s history.
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Suzanne Tamaki’s politically charged garments merge indigenous New Zealand Māori textiles and designs with modern business attire, creating a unique style of adornment that goes far beyond fashion.
An exhibition of Melanesian artists working with hair culture. It re-articulates Melanesian knowledge and practices following migration and allows a de-colonialised view of beauty and mana to develop.
She Claims: Art Matter celebrates the ideas, voices and mana of creative women today. Third guest is performance artist Julia Croft, in conversation with Pantograph Punch founder Rosabel Tan.
A once in a lifetime living artwork to celebrate UK’s suffrage centenary and NZ’s 125th — 100 UK organisations will create 100 banners in collaboration with female artists and community groups.
A contemporary exhibition that uses this historic anniversary as a springboard to examine the successes and speed-bumps of gender equality so far, and where to next.
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.