Helen Clyde Inglis
Helen Clyde Inglis (15 November 1867 – 12 February 1945) was a New Zealand teacher, hospital matron and nursing activist. She was born in Christchurch, North Canterbury, New Zealand on 15 Novemb...
Alice May Palmer
Alice May Palmer (1886–1977) was a New Zealand public servant, union official and equal pay campaigner. She was born in Gordon, Southland, New Zealand in 1886.
Georgina Kirby
Dame Georgina Kamiria Kirby, DBE, QSO, JP (born 31 January 1936) is a New Zealander who was made a dame “for services to the Māori people” on 11 June 1994. She attended Horohoro School, Rotorua; Rotor...
Lily May Atkinson
Lily May Atkinson (née Kirk, 29 March 1866 – 19 July 1921) was a New Zealand temperance campaigner, suffragist and feminist.
She was born in Auckland, New Zealand on 29 March 1866, the daugh...
Freda Mary Cook
Freda Mary Cook (9 November 1896–20 January 1990) was a New Zealand community worker, socialist, feminist, peace activist, social reformer and teacher. She was born in Alvescot, Oxfordshire, Eng...
Patricia Bartlett
Patricia Maureen Bartlett OBE (17 March 1928 – 8 November 2000) was a New Zealand conservative Catholic activist of the 1970s and 1980s.
She was born in Napier to Bertrand and Ivy Bartlett (née Bo...
Connie Purdue
Constance Miriam "Connie" Purdue MBE (née Soljak, 23 May 1912 – 16 March 2000) was a New Zealand trade unionist. Formerly a communist and a Labour Party member, she later became a conservative Catholi...
John Minto
John Minto (b. c.1953) is a New Zealand based political activist known for his involvement in various left-wing groups and causes, most notably Halt All Racist Tours. A 2005 documentary on New Zealand...
John Minto - Wikipedia
Caroline Sarah Low
Caroline Sarah Low (23 March 1876–10 August 1934) was a New Zealand teacher, social reformer and peace campaigner. She was born in Loburn, North Canterbury, New Zealand on 23 March 1876.
Doris Adelaide Palmer
Doris Adelaide Palmer QSM (née Canham, 21 August 1898 – 17 April 1993) was a New Zealand clerical worker, political activist and welfare worker. She was born in Auckland, New Zealand in 1898. Sh...
Whina Cooper
Dame Whina Cooper ONZ DBE (9 December 1895 – 26 March 1994) was a respected kuia (Māori leader), who worked for many years for the rights of her people, and particularly to improve the lot of Mā...
Whina Cooper - Wikipedia
Rowland Robert Teape Davis
Rowland Robert Teape Davis (c.1807–27 February 1879) was a New Zealand labour reformer, hotel-keeper and politician. He was born in Bantry Bay, County Cork, Ireland on c.1807.
Alice Bush
Alice Mary Bush (7 August 1914 – 12 February 1974) was a pioneering New Zealand female physician, pediatrician and activist for family planning services and abortion access.
Born in 1914, Al...
Ivan Tomašević (activist)
Ivan Tomašević (1897–1988) was a notable New Zealand labourer and political activist. He was born in Košarni Do, a village near Orebić, Croatia in 1897.
Harmeet Singh Sooden
Harmeet Singh Sooden (born March 24, 1973) is a Canadian-New Zealand anti-war activist who volunteered for the international NGO Christian Peacemaker Teams in Iraq. He was held captive in Baghdad with...