2023 is a special year for wāhine in Aotearoa marking 130 years since women fought for, and secured, the right to vote. Artist Vanessa Smith has developed a beautiful symbol that represents the importance and significance of this milestone.
Manatū Wāhine Ministry for Women and Te Puna Mātauranga o Aotearoa National Library of New Zealand are pleased to announce our upcoming event: Across the generations: an evening to commemorate 130 years of women’s suffrage in Aotearoa New Ze
A total of 123 not-for-profit organisations have been granted $1 million in government funding for community-led initiatives aimed at improving women and girls’ access to sport and active recreation activities to support their wider wellbeing.
Manatū Wāhine hosted an inspiring panel discussion in collaboration with the National Library of New Zealand on 6 June, as part of a range of commemorations to mark 130 years since women secured the right to vote in Aotearoa New Zealand.
Representation for women on public sector boards and committees is the highest it’s ever been with wāhine now making up 53.1 percent of public board and committee members,” Minister for Women Jan Tinetti said.