A māreikura is an eminent woman of great standing. This exhibition tells the stories of 12 wāhine of Porirua region who signed the Treaty of Waitangi, the Suffrage petition, or helped their community.
Join Re Sew, Voice Arts and friends to rework the suffrage petition. Learn new skills, discuss women’s issues, research family connections, and share stories and experiences. All welcome!
The portrait exhibition is about the wāhine in our community who make the city hum, who make it the interesting, creative, forward-moving city in which we have chosen to live.
Curated by artist Darcell Apelu, this exhibition is an unapologetic contribution to the Suffrage plight explored through painting, photography, moving image & installation.
Suffrage 125 SNAPSHOT is collecting, collating and archiving information about our pioneer women who lived on the West Coast c1893. Drop off photos and info to be included in our regional archive.
Celebrating the 125th anniversary of women’s suffrage in New Zealand this exhibition presents 125 artworks from The Suter collection that have been created by women.
This exhibition tells the local story of how well Gisborne women mobilised to go to the polls for the first time as well as a record of the over 200 women who signed the 1892 petition.
Temperance and Suffrage Supporters are invited to a Benefit Ball on behalf of Mrs Mary Clemett Leavitt, touring in order to establish the Women’s Christian Temperance Union in our fair land.
Gather to witness a celebration of Victorian Heritage. The suffragists will be out in force with banners and chants. As will the bands and machinery, and schools will be competing for best float.
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.