These resources and text relate to the bicycle and women’s suffrage and the wider social impact increased mobility offered females from the late 1880s. They have been sourced and collated from DigitalNZ and other websites.
Source: Jamie Mackay, 'Bicycles', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/bicycles (accessed 9 August 2018)
Source: 'First women's cycling club in Australasia formed', https://nzhistory.govt.nz/page/first-womens-cycling-club-australasia-formed, updated 8-Jun-2018
Cycles past — bicycles in New Zealand's history.
Cyclist survey— women cyclists trailing far behind men.
Frocks on bikes— a unique cycle organisation that aims to get more women on bikes.
How cycling helped Kiwi women win the vote — the humble bicycle empowered women in New Zealand.
New Zealand women with bicycles — a set of photographs of New Zealand women with their bicycles.
Peddling to freedom — 19th-century cycling dress for women.
Riding for Change — a short video on the reaction of some 19th century men to women riding the new safety bicycle.
Wandering hogs of the road— dangerous roads in 1919.
How is it activism to ride a bicycle?
How do new technologies influence social changes?
How do bicycles help us?
Is it safer to ride a bicycle today than it was 100 years ago?
What is your fertile question?