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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"...
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 "...
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"...
Fairfield House and garden
The spirit of a gardener made early marks on the land at the top of Trafalgar Street, on Sections 1089 and 1089a. Settler Neil MacVicar, upon receipt of...Read more about "Fairfield House and garden"...