Women's suffrage 1893

A DigitalNZ Story by Donna Robertson

"On 19 September 1893 the governor, Lord Glasgow, signed a new Electoral Act into law. As a result of this landmark legislation, New Zealand became the first self-governing country in the world in which all women had the right to vote in parliamentary elections." New Zealand History Online. http://www.nzhistory.net.nz/politics/womens-suffrage

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Women's Suffrage Petition 1893

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1893 suffrage petition

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Suffrage petition, 1893

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Women voting in 1893

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Meri Te Tai Mangakāhia

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Kate Wilson Sheppard

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Story: Sheppard, Katherine Wilson -

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Helen Lyster Nicol

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Harriet Morison

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Mangakahia, Meri Te Tai - Biography

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Amey Daldy, suffragist

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National Council of Women, Christchurch

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Women's suffrage stamp

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