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The 127th anniversary of Pākehā women taking to the polls

Date: Friday 27 November 2020, 2pm to 2:30pm
Cost: Free event.
Contact details: contact@hetohu.nz

It’s been 127 years since Pākehā women first voted in the general election! Celebrate with us with a tour of He Tohu, focussing on the Women’s Suffrage Petition and the people involved in this achievement.

Celebrate 127 years since Pākehā women first voted in the general election!

Join one of our 30-minute tours of He Tohu to commemorate and reflect on the importance of the right to vote.

Discover if your ancestor signed the 1893 Women’s Suffrage Petition and learn more about the huge effort undertaken to reach this milestone achievement.

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A group looking at the Women's Suffrage petition at the He Tohu exhibition.
Tour group at He Tohu. Image by Mark Beatty.