Women's Suffrage Petition

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In 1893 Aotearoa New Zealand became the first country in the world in which all women gained the right to vote in general elections — thanks to the women who created, organised and signed the Women’s Suffrage Petition. Read more.

About the Women's Suffrage Petition

About the Women's Suffrage Petition

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Treaty of Waitangi Signatories

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Women's Suffrage Petition Film

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Records related to the Women's Suffrage Petition

Records Related to the Petition

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