Whakatū Wāhine – Women Here and Now
2018 marks the 125th anniversary of women’s suffrage in New Zealand; on 19 September 1893 the Electoral Act (1893) was passed, and women in New Zealand won the right to vote. Anniversaries of this event are special opportunities to reflect on women’s leadership in Aotearoa New Zealand.
We are proud to present Whakatū Wāhine – Women Here and Now as part of the Suffrage 125 anniversary commemorations.
Please join us for the the opening of Whakatū Wāhine – Women Here and Now.
Friday 17 August
6pm-8pm (Light refreshments provided)
Petone Settlers Museum Te Whare Whakaaro o Pito-one
The Esplanade (end of Buick Street)
From Pito-one to Petone: a history tour
Tuesday 23 & Thursday 25th October 12-1| Koha welcome
Tour through the history of Petone from the 1800’s to today.
Join us in our heritage building to share stories of our past – and a lovely cup of tea. Together we’ll step back in time and tour through industrialisation, the settler’s ship Britannia and Te Atiawa’s long standing settlements around our beautiful harbour.
We’ll finish with a cuppa and bikkie and an opportunity to share memories of our personal Petone.
Duration: 30min + cup of tea
Sand Castles Anyone?
Got to the beach and forgot your bucket? Borrow one from Petone Settlers Museum.
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