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Suffrage symbol Women's Suffrage 125 symbol Suffrage 125 2018 marks the 125th anniversary of women’s suffrage in New Zealand. On 19 September 1893 the Electoral Act 1893 was passed, giving all...Read more about "Women's Suffrage"...
Nelson and Women’s Suffrage
The Women’s Suffrage Petition[https://nzhistory.govt.nz/politics/womens-suffrage/petition] of 1893, which was a major contributor to the success of the Electoral Act in that same year, giving women the right to vote, is now...Read more about "Nelson and Women’s Suffrage "...
A woman who concealed her true identity under the pen name Femina was New Zealand’s pioneer suffragist. A few years later the founding principal of Nelson College for...Read more about "Suffragists – Mary Ann Muller and Kate Edger"...
Getting established in Marlborough
Marlborough’s first decades after European colonisation were rather rocky. The Wairau Affray[sitetree_link,id=467] in 1843 badly frightened potential colonists to the Wairau. Strong earthquakes[sitetree_link,id=749] in 1848 and 1855 and severe flooding[sitetree_link,id=249] showed...Read more about "Getting established in Marlborough"...
Mary Ethel Hunter
*Prohibitionist, nurse, lay preacher and matron. * Mary Ethel Hunter was born on November 21st 1884 at Auckland, the seventh child of Richard Hemming Hughes[#richardhughes] and his wife Hannah...Read more about "Mary Ethel Hunter"...