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.
This exhibition by Girl Museum and National Services Te Paerangi highlights objects that celebrate Suffrage 125 and all girls who positively influenced New Zealand from the heart of your communities.
This online exhibition highlights the voices of the first women voters in 1893 – both Māori and Pākehā – and provides more detail about their lives and their motivations for signing and voting.
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.
Wellington celebrates 130 years since the birth of internationally renowned writer Katherine Mansfield with a city-wide programme of events, exhibitions and performances.
Te Aroha has 77 local women who signed the suffrage petition. Our exhibition explores the lives of these pioneering women through their stories and photos.
Home was heart and hub for many suffragists in 19th century New Zealand. Visit a 1893 suffragist home, see women’s stitching crafts, and learn how clothing helped the quest to get women the vote.
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.
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.