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Marlborough Women and the Petition
On 19 September 1893, after submitting a petition[https://nzhistory.govt.nz/politics/womens-suffrage/petition] with nearly 32,000 signatures, New Zealand became the first self-governing country to grant women the vote. In most other democracies – including...Read more about "Marlborough Women and the Petition"...
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 "...
Fulton Sisters, signatories
The Fulton family owned land, which they named Bohally, on the northern side on Blenheim. fulton The Fulton sisters. Image supplied by author The land was swamp, covered with flax,...Read more about "Fulton Sisters, signatories"...
Dorothy Matthews ONZM
Nelson City Councillor 1980 - 1986 I served two terms (1980-1986) on the Nelson City Council, preceded by my husband Bill serving as Councillor and Chairman of Parks and...Read more about "Dorothy Matthews ONZM"...