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Women's suffrage (New Zealand)

Senior Secondary (Years 11 - 13)

On 19 September 1893 New Zealand became the first self-governing country to enfranchise women or give women the right to vote. Voting rights for women or wom...

Entry last updated: 17/03/23
Elections (New Zealand)

Junior Secondary (Years 7 - 10)

General elections (or parliamentary elections) are held every 3 years when New Zealanders get the opportunity to decide who will govern the country. Aotearoa...

Entry last updated: 1/12/23
Local body elections

Senior Primary (Years 5 - 8)

Local body elections are held every 3 years on the second Saturday in October. This is when people in New Zealand get to choose people for their local counci...

Entry last updated: 1/12/23
Kate Sheppard (1847-1934)

Junior Secondary (Years 7 - 10)

Kate Sheppard was born in England on 10 March 1847. She and her family moved to New Zealand in the late 1860s. Kate was a founding member of the Women's Chri...

Entry last updated: 28/04/22
Civil Rights Movement (United States)

Senior Secondary (Years 11 - 13)

The American Civil Rights Movement began in the 1950s. It was a mass protest by African American people against segregation and discrimination based on race ...

Entry last updated: 25/05/22
Government (New Zealand)

Junior Secondary (Years 7 - 10)

New Zealand has a democratic system of government, with elections taking place every three years. The head of government is the Prime Minister. The system of...

Entry last updated: 1/12/23
Events of Christchurch

Regional Resources

Through our histories, lots of things have happened that have had an impact on Christchurch | Ōtautahi. The following resources explore these events and can ...

Entry last updated: 14/05/24