Abortion in New Zealand
Abortion in New Zealand is legal in cases where the pregnant woman faces a danger to her life, physical or mental health, or if there is a risk of the fetus being handicapped, in the event of the cont...
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Women's suffrage in New Zealand
Women's suffrage in New Zealand was an important political issue in the late 19th century. New Zealand was the first country to extend the vote to women. Many countries restricted the vote on grounds ...
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Rape in English law
Rape is a statutory offence in England and Wales.
The offence is created by section 1 of the Sexual Offences Act 2003:See Intention (criminal law)See section 79(2).See sections 79(3) and (9)This e...
Mary Ann Müller
Mary Ann Müller (born Mary Ann Wilson in 1819 or 1820 in London, died July 18, 1901 in Blenheim) was a New Zealand campaigner for women's suffrage and, more generally, women's rights. She is described...
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Ellen Melville
Eliza Ellen Melville (13 May 1882 – 27 July 1946) was a New Zealand feminist and politician.Melville was born in Tokatoka, on the Wairoa River south of Dargaville. Her father was a farmer and boatbuil...
Kate Sheppard
Katherine Wilson "Kate" Sheppard (10 March 1847–13 July 1934) was the most prominent member of New Zealand's Women's Suffrage and was the country's most famous suffragette. She also appears on the New...
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Daphne Purves
Dame Daphne Helen Purves, DBE (8 November 1908 – 14 October 2008) was New Zealand's oldest Dame Commander of the Order of the British Empire at the time of her death. Her main area of expertise ...
Cartwright Inquiry
The Cartwright Inquiry was a Commission of Inquiry held in New Zealand from 1987 - 1988. It was commissioned by the then Minister of Health, Michael Bassett to investigate the alleged malpractice of A...
Laws regarding rape
Rape is a type of sexual assault initiated by one or more persons against another person without that person's consent. The act may be carried out by physical force, or where the person is under threa...
Renee Taylor (writer)
Renee Gertrude Taylor, ONZM (born 1929), is a feminist writer and playwright from New Zealand. Her ancestry is Scots and Māori from the tribe of Ngāti Kahungunu. Also known as Renee, the writer descri...
Amey Daldy
Amey Daldy (c.1829–17 August 1920) was an English-born New Zealand feminist and suffragist. She was an important leader in the movement for women's suffrage in New Zealand, but later resigned as...
Meri Te Tai Mangakahia
Meri Te Tai Mangakahia (22 May 1868 – 10 October 1920) was a campaigner for women's suffrage in New Zealand.
Mangakahia was born in Lower Waihou near Panguru in the Hokianga valley. A member of th...
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Freda Du Faur
Emmeline Freda Du Faur (16 September 1882 – 11 September 1935) was the first female mountaineer to climb New Zealand's tallest mountain, Aoraki / Mount Cook.
Du Faur was born in Croydon, Sydney. S...
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Margaret Bullock
Margaret Bullock (4 January 1845–17 June 1903) was a New Zealand journalist, writer, feminist and social reformer. She was born in Auckland, New Zealand, on 4 January 1845.
New Zealand Suffrage Centennial Medal 1993
The New Zealand Suffrage Centennial Medal 1993 was established by Royal Warrant on 1 July 1993. It was created to commemorate Women's suffrage in New Zealand and to recognize those New Zealand and Co...
Jean Begg
Jean Begg (7 October 1886–15 February 1971) was a New Zealand welfare worker and administrator, feminist. She was born in Port Chalmers, Otago, New Zealand on 7 October 1886.
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Sandra Coney
Sandra Lorraine Coney, QSO (born 22 October 1944) is a New Zealand local body politician, writer, feminist, historian, and women's health campaigner.
She is best known for her co-authorship (with ...
Jessie Marguerite Williamson
Jessie Marguerite Williamson (1855–1937) was a notable New Zealand feminist and welfare worker. She was born in Dublin, County Dublin, Ireland in about 1855.
Marilyn Waring
Marilyn Joy Waring, CNZM (born 7 October 1952), is a New Zealand feminist, a politician, an activist for female human rights and environmental issues, a development consultant and United Nations exper...
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Margaret Sievwright
Margaret Home Sievwright (19 March 1844 – 9 March 1905) was a New Zealand feminist, political activist and community leader. She was born in Pencaitland, East Lothian, Scotland in 1844. She emig...
Alexis Hunter
Alexis Jan Atthill Hunter (4 November 1948 – 24 February 2014) was a contemporary New Zealand painter and photographer, who used feminist theory in her work. She lived in London. Hunter was also a mem...
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Sonja Davies
Sonja Davies ONZ (11 November 1923 – 12 June 2005) was a New Zealand trade unionist, peace campaigner, and Member of Parliament. On 6 February 1987 Davies was the third appointee to the Order of...
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Edith Searle Grossmann
Edith Searle Grossmann (8 September 1863–27 February 1931) was a New Zealand teacher, novelist, journalist and feminist. She was born in Beechworth, Victoria, Australia on 8 September 1863.
Alice Mary Cassie
Alice Mary Cassie (19 November 1887–17 March 1963) was a New Zealand political activist and feminist. She was born in Dundee, Angus, Scotland on 19 November 1887.
Jane Maria Atkinson
Jane Maria Atkinson (née Richmond, 15 September 1824 – 29 September 1914) was a pioneer, writer, and the first Pakeha woman to climb Mt Taranaki.
Maria grew up in a Unitarian household. The early ...
Elizabeth Yates (mayor)
Elizabeth Yates (ca. 1845 - 1918) was the mayor of Onehunga borough in New Zealand for most of 1894. She was the first female mayor anywhere in the British Empire. Onehunga is now part of the city of ...
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Phillida Bunkle
Phillida Bunkle (born 1944) is a former New Zealand politician. She represented the Alliance in Parliament from 1996 to 2002, when she retired. Bunkle was for many years a lecturer at Victoria Univers...
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