Archive | September, 2019

Government purchase of Kate Sheppard’s home welcomed by National Council of Women

Media release EMBARGOED to 5.30am, 19 September 2019 The National Council of Women NZ has today welcomed the news that the Government has purchased Kate Sheppard’s house in Christchurch, the base for the NZ suffrage campaign. “We are pleased to see the home of our founding president purchased by the government for use as a […]

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National Council of Women votes to include all genders in lead up to Suffrage Day

Media ReleaseEMBARGOED until 5am, Thursday 19 September 2019 Inclusion for trans women/men and non-binary peoples has today been announced as the cornerstone of a new resolution for the National Council of Women New Zealand (NCWNZ). The resolution, which was passed by the Council’s members, supports the Gender Equal NZ movement which works to achieve equality […]

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