Events suffrage petition

Crowdsourcing history: the women who signed the 1893 Women’s Suffrage Petition

Tuesday 21st May, 12:10pm to 1:00pm


Te Ahumairangi (ground floor), National Library, corner Molesworth and Aitken Streets, Thorndon

Free. You don't need to book.

Insights into the crowdsourced biographies of some of the 32,000 women who signed the 1893 Women's Suffrage Petition, as well as some of the fascinating biographies themselves. Read more
Marilyn waring polictical years

Marilyn Waring’s 'The Political Years'

Wednesday 22nd May, 5:30pm to 8:00pm


Te Ahumairangi (ground floor), National Library, corner Molesworth and Aitken Streets, Thorndon

Free. You don't need to book.

In 1975, aged just 23 and only the fifteenth woman to enter Parliament, Marilyn Waring was elected the MP for Raglan. Join us in celebrating her autobiography, 'The Political Years'. Read more