Womens Rights, Independence and Equality

After the vote for women was won, there was, and still is, a long road to equality!

Womens Rights, Independence and Equality

After the vote for women was won, there was, and still is, a long road to equality!

Womens Rights, Independence and Equality

After the vote for women was won, there was, and still is, a long road to equality!

Womens Rights, Independence and Equality

After the vote for women was won, there was, and still is, a long road to equality!

Womens Rights, Independence and Equality

After the vote for women was won, there was, and still is, a long road to equality!

Womens Rights, Independence and Equality

After the vote for women was won, there was, and still is, a long road to equality!

Womens Rights, Independence and Equality

After the vote for women was won, there was, and still is, a long road to equality!

Womens Rights, Independence and Equality

After the vote for women was won, there was, and still is, a long road to equality!

Womens Rights, Independence and Equality

After the vote for women was won, there was, and still is, a long road to equality!

Womens Rights, Independence and Equality

After the vote for women was won, there was, and still is, a long road to equality!

Womens Rights, Independence and Equality

After the vote for women was won, there was, and still is, a long road to equality!

Womens Rights, Independence and Equality

After the vote for women was won, there was, and still is, a long road to equality!

Womens Rights, Independence and Equality

After the vote for women was won, there was, and still is, a long road to equality!

Womens Rights, Independence and Equality

After the vote for women was won, there was, and still is, a long road to equality!

Womens Rights, Independence and Equality

After the vote for women was won, there was, and still is, a long road to equality!

Womens Rights, Independence and Equality

After the vote for women was won, there was, and still is, a long road to equality!

Womens Rights, Independence and Equality

After the vote for women was won, there was, and still is, a long road to equality!

Womens Rights, Independence and Equality

After the vote for women was won, there was, and still is, a long road to equality!

Protest by women outside Christchurch District Court

17 November 1981

A group of women from the Women Against Rape group, being escorted by police from their protest site outside Christchurch District Court due to their chanting and singing disturbing court proceedings.

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Area: Central City / Central Christchurch - North

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Christchurch Womens Liberation movement demonstration

19 September 1972

Members of the Christchurch Womens Liberation movement commemorate the 1893 enfrachisement of women in Cathedral Square.

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Area: Central City / Cathedral Square

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International Women's Day "lest we forget"

14 March 1990

Women sitting at statue of John Robert Godley in Cathedral Square with International Women's Day tributes.

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Area: Central City / Cathedral Square

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Kate Sheppard National Memorial (Detail)

24 August 2010

Kate Sheppard National Memorial (Detail)

Area: Central City / Cathedral Square North

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Kate Sheppard National Memorial

6 March 2013

The Kate Sheppard National Memorial is a large cast bronze depiction of women in New Zealand, flagged by two bronze plaques inscribed with the history of the Women’s Suffrage movement in New Zealand, mounted on a upright ornate concrete plinth. It was sculpted in 1993 by Margriet Windhausen. It was unveiled on 19 September 1993 and commemorates the centenary of women’s suffrage in New Zealand - the first self-governing country in the world to grant women the right to vote. (https://ccc.govt.nz/culture-and-community/heritage/heritage-in-the-city/memorials) The memorial features 6 suffragettes: Meri Te Tai Mangakahia, Helen Nicol, Kate Sheppard, Ada Wells, Harriet Morison and Amey Daldy.

Area: Central City / Cathedral Square North

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Bust of Helen Connon

10 May 1969

Close-up of the bust of Helen Connon on display in the Great Hall at Canterbury University.

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Area: Central City / Central Christchurch - West

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Three generation of women graduates

7 May 1970

Mary MacLeod with her mother, Mary, and grandmother, Priscilla Kidd.

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Area: Other / Unknown

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First Woman Forestry Graduate, Heather Deadman

9 May 1974

Heather Deadman, the first woman in New Zealand to obtain her forestry degree has just graduated from the University of Canterbury.

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Area: West / Ilam

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Women on the Move at the Town Hall

29 October 1986

Banner for Women on the Move exhibition outside the town hall.

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Area: Central City / Central Christchurch - North

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Brenda Leaf, apprentice spray painter

14 March 1977

Brenda Leaf applying an enamel coat to a tractor.

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Area: West / Sockburn

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Lou Stella, New Zealand's only registered woman plumber

17 November 1993

Lou Stella with machinery.

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Lyn Boddington, apprentice turner and fitter

14 March 1977

Lyn Boddington, apprentice fitter and turner, at Herbert drill.

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Jan Harper

15 March 1976

Jan Harper, the South Island's only female butcher.

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Area: North / Belfast

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Maree Redward, training to be a steam train driver

4 September 1978

Maree Redward leaning out of a train window

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Area: South East / Ferrymead

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Maree Redward with steam locomotives at Ferrymead

16 May 1979

Maree Redward stands between two steam locomotives at Ferrymead Heritage Park.

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Area: South East / Ferrymead

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Elizabeth O'Callaghan, photo engraving apprentice

14 March 1977

Elizabeth O'Callaghan, photo engraving apprentice, standing with equipment

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Donna Haupapa, apprentice paint and paper hanger

14 March 1977

Donna Haupapa, apprentice paint and paper hanger, sitting with a paint can and brush.

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Judo demonstration at YWCA

14 October 1965

Jean Tombling throws Elaine Bryson, tutor of the Young Womens Christian Association judo club.

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Area: Central City / Central Christchurch - East

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