Suffrage Day event – 19 September

Join FemSoc in celebrating the 125th anniversary of women gaining the right to vote in New Zealand on Suffrage Day, 19 September!

You don’t have to go far – the UC Feminist Society is partnering with the National Council for Women – Christchurch Branch to bring you food, speakers, and women’s history both downtown and on campus.

All-day – Scavenger hunt on campus featuring prominent suffragists, with the chance to enter into the draw for prizes

10:30am – Morning Tea at the Centre of Contemporary Art (66 Gloucester St)

12:00-12:30pm – Speakers at the Kate Sheppard Memorial (159 Oxford Terrace)

2:00pm – Speakers and Afternoon Tea in the Undercroft

Share your photos and thoughts on social media via #suffrage125 #WhakatuWahine #SuffrageDay

Events are proud to be a part of the Suffrage 125 national event programme and supported by the Ministry for Women’s Suffrage 125 Community Fund.

Reserve a shuttle to downtown via the event website.

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