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Katherine Wilson "Kate" Sheppard (10 March 1847 – 13 July 1934)...

wikipedia - 19 Sep 2016
Katherine Wilson "Kate" Sheppard (10 March 1847 – 13 July 1934)[a] was the most prominent member of New Zealand's women's suffrage movement and was the country's most famous suffragette. She also appears on the New Zealand ten-dollar note. Since New Zealand was the first country to introduce universal suffrage in 1893, Sheppard's work has had a considerable impact on women's suffrage movements in several other countries.
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Michelle Duff: Would Kate Sheppard be proud of today's women?

Stuff.co.nz - 20 Sep 2017
Led by Suffragette Kate Sheppard, our forebears fought for at least eight long years to have that right recognised. More than 32,000 women signed the final petition. Let's turn to this week in history. Labour party leader Jacinda Ardern is reduced to ...
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Jacinda Ardern channels 'that bloody woman' Kate Sheppard

The Press West Coast - 17 Sep 2017
OPINION: During the current election campaign Jacinda Ardern has channelled some of Labour's old fathers – Michael Joseph Savage, Norman Kirk and Michael Cullen are making appearances, and Auntie Helen Clark has done her bit. But is Ardern ...
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That Bloody Woman: The side of Kate Sheppard you've never seen

Stuff.co.nz - 11 Sep 2017
A theatre production on Kate Sheppard's suffrage is offering women a 9.4 per cent discount to match the gender pay gap. That Bloody Woman, a highly political rock musical honouring the work of the great Kate Sheppard, tackles the patriarchy, public ...
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Sprinting to the polls: Suffrage Day's 124th anniversary

Radio New Zealand - 18 Sep 2017
Kate Sheppard, leader of the campaign for women's right to vote in New Zealand, argued that women going to the polls was simply "just". The "foundation of all political liberty", she explained, was "that those who obey the law should be able to have a ...
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Kate Sheppard is back and fed up with your bullshit

The Spinoff - 29 Aug 2017
The radical reimagining of the suffragette movement, That Bloody Woman, is back for Auckland Live's International Cabaret Season. Alex Casey spoke to Esther Stephens about her role as Kate Sheppard – and how, this year, Sheppard's fight is more ...
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New Zealand celebrates anniversary of women's suffrage

Newshub - 18 Sep 2017
"Kate Sheppard and the other suffragists fought for years to give women this right and did this country proud." Mrs Bennett said 45 percent of people on state sector boards and 46 percent those in senior leadership roles in the public service were women.
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Denise Irvine: In celebration of our remarkable doers

Waikato Times - 15 Sep 2017
Kate Sheppard was a remarkable doer and this column is in praise of such people. She didn't stop after the vote was won. She campaigned on issues such as contraception and women's legal and economic rights. She was president of the National Council of ...
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Timely look at suffragette

Otago Daily Times - 21 Sep 2017
The irony of that did not occur to writers Luke di Somma and Gregory Cooper when they first grappled with the idea of doing a punk rock musical on Kate Sheppard - the leader of the movement to get New Zealand women the vote. ''We never thought about it.
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Kate Sheppard's story makes for an exciting show

Stuff.co.nz - 30 Aug 2017
It throbbed with the cut and thrust of politics, but there was certainly no sign of Bill, Jacinda, Winston and co. Instead, we met a cast from years ago who dramatically changed our world. That Bloody Woman introduced us to suffragette Kate Sheppard ...
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Theatre review: That Bloody Woman

Stuff.co.nz - 13 Sep 2017
Review: The story of Kate Sheppard's struggle to get women the vote in 1890s Christchurch is one taught at schools throughout New Zealand but one that has never been so fun to learn as it is in Kiwi rock musical That Bloody Woman. Necks craned to keep ...
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Voters mark Suffrage Day with record turnout

Radio New Zealand - 20 Sep 2017
Kate Sheppard led a campaign to win New Zealand women the right to vote. Photo: Archives New Zealand. A total of 122,879 people cast their vote yesterday - the highest turnout for a day in this campaign. Many around the country chose to vote yesterday ...
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Linda Hall: Spot on hand won't kill me . . . will it?

New Zealand Herald - 20 Sep 2017
New Zealand led the way in women's suffrage thanks to the likes of Kate Sheppard, so I'll leave you with a timely quote. "Do not think that your single vote does not matter much. The rain that refreshed the parched ground is made up of single drops ...
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How cycling helped Kiwi women win the vote

OurAuckland - 19 Sep 2017
Under the leadership of Kate Sheppard, suffrage campaigners were calling on Parliament to grant the vote to women. They compiled a series of massive petitions and sought signatures up and down the country. What better way for the suffragists to collect ...
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Review: That Bloody Woman

The Wellingtonista - 14 Sep 2017
Esther Stephens as Kate Sheppard Kate Sheppard, “the leading light of the New Zealand women's suffrage movement” tells her story in this rock musical by Luke Di Somma and Gregory Cooper. Directed by Kip Chapman, (with Jennifer Ward-Lealand this ...
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Kiwi Indian now leads National Council of Women

Indian Weekender - 21 Sep 2017
New Zealand born Gujarati woman Vanisa Dhiru will be leading the board of the 121-year-old organisation, which was founded by Kate Sheppard. The organisation last week launched significant revitalisation, including driving the new Gender Equal NZ ...
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Twelve questions with Vanisa Dhiru

New Zealand Herald - 18 Sep 2017
Vanisa Dhiru is the new national president of the National Council of Women NZ. Founded by Kate Sheppard 121 years ago, the organisation is marking Suffrage Day with a new 'Gender Equal NZ' campaign. 1 What do you hope to achieve with the National ...

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