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New Zealand Women and the Vote
On 19 September 1893 the governor, Lord Glasgow, signed a new Electoral Act into law. As a result of this landmark legislation, New Zealand became the first self-governing country in the world in which all women had the right to vote in parliamentary elections.
This eBook marks the 120th anniversary of the vote being granted to New Zealand women. It presents a brief history of the suffrage movement, portraits of key people involved and a timeline charting the rise of women in politics.
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