Women Decision-Makers of Tasman 1944-2018
In 1893 when women gained the right to vote in central and local government elections there were several local authorities in the Tasman area. Gradually these have been amalgamated, culminating...Read more about "Women Decision-Makers of Tasman 1944-2018"...
Women Decision-makers of Nelson 1956-2018
Like many cities in New Zealand, the present geographic boundaries of Nelson City Council have enlarged somewhat over the years. Originally Tahunanui, Stoke, Atawhai and the Whangamoa Riding were...Read more about "Women Decision-makers of Nelson 1956-2018"...
Laura Ingram, JP, MBE
Motueka Borough Councillor 1944 - 1947 Photograph of Laura Ingram from Nelson Provincial Museum Laura Ingram, 1977. Nelson Provincial Museum, Geoffrey C Wood Collection: GCW3 3916_fr24. In 1944 thirty-two year...Read more about "Laura Ingram, JP, MBE"...
Betsy Walter/Betsy Eyre MBE JP
Nelson City Councillor 1956 - 1962 ; 1965 - 1976 Deputy Mayor 1959 - 1962, 1965 - 1971 In 1956, twelve years after Laura Ingram[sitetree_link,id=822] was elected to the...Read more about "Betsy Walter/Betsy Eyre MBE JP"...
Takaka Town Board Councillor 1947 -1956 Golden Bay County Councillor 1956 - 1959 Ella Bydder was the first and only woman elected to the Takaka Town Board which was...Read more about "Ella Bydder"...
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