20 Sep 2017

Sound Archives: Suffrage Day

From Jesse Mulligan, 1–4pm, 1:35 pm on 20 September 2017

National Prohibition of alcohol and rowdiness at the polling booths were some of the predictions about what would happen once New Zealand women got the vote for the first time in 1893.

In today’s visit to the sound archives of Ngā Taonga Sound & Vision we hear from several women who were among the first in the world to vote in a general election.

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