8 Mar 2018

Suffrage 125: Watch the panel for Whakatū Wāhine

4:00 pm on 8 March 2018

Join RNZ's Megan Whelan for Whakatū Wāhine: an event beginning 2018's Suffrage 125 programme, celebrating New Zealand's past leadership in women's suffrage and the women who have been championing social change ever since.

The panellists included the Minister for Women, Julie Anne Genter; Victoria University of Wellington historian Professor Charlotte Macdonald; Board chair and former CEO Mele Wendt; National Council of Women of New Zealand President Vanisa Dhiru; and Georgina Beyer, the world's first transgender woman elected to Parliament.

The event was organised by the Ministry for Women.

Watch the event here:

  • Women kick off nine months celebrating 125 years of suffrage