Kate Sheppard ride
Celebrating 125 years of women’s suffrage in New Zealand.
- Date: Saturday, 22 September, 2018
1:30pm to 4:30pm
1 x Kate Sheppard $10 note
Old St Paul's, 34 Mulgrave Street, Thorndon ,Wellington
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Commemorate 125 years of women's votes with the Kate Sheppard Ride
The National Library proudly supporting Heritage New Zealand Pouhere Taonga in collaboration with Wellington Frocks on Bikes, are excited to commemorate 125 years since women gained the right to vote — with the Kate Sheppard Ride.
Dress to impress
Dress to impress and get your wheels spinning by joining us at 1.30pm on Saturday, 22 September 2018 (wet weather day will be the next day) at Old St Paul’s in Mulgrave Street.
Ride to significant historic and heritage suffrage sites
The Suffrage 125 bicycle ride will take you through the streets of old Thorndon and Wellington’s CBD. The ride will take in significant historic and heritage places such as:
- Old St Paul’s
- Wellington Museum
- National Library
- a photo stop at Parliament’s grounds.
Ride will end with a celebration
Prize for best dressed
The ride will conclude at Old Government Buildings with a celebratory ‘125 Cupcake’ from the Cake Society, refreshments from Six Barrel Soda and a prize for best dressed.
Tickets limited to 145 participants
Tickets will be limited to 145 participants and available on Evenfinda in August for a Kate Sheppard $10 bill.
You can hire a bike for the ride
If you don’t have a bike, discounted rental is available from Switched on Bikes.
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Proudly supported by the National Library, Wellington Museum, Parliamentary Services, Premier House, Thistle Inn, Bicycle Junction, Switched on Bikes, Victoria University of Wellington, Ministry for Culture and Heritage, Ministry for Women, Greater Wellington Regional Council and Wellington City Council.