Women's suffrage and rights


* New Zealand Women and the Vote: Suffrage and Beyond
A history of the suffragist movement in New Zealand, the first country in the world to grant women the vote in 1893.
* Votes for women - 19 September 1893
Post from Christchurch City Libraries.
* Women's suffrage
Information from the National Archives which hold the original copies of the petition. The first page can be viewed digitally.
* Women's Suffrage Petition Database
This database is a digitised version of the main suffrage petition submitted to Parliament in 1893. The name and address fields represent what appeared on the original sheets. The Suburb/Town and City/Region fields have been added to provide consistent information about the signatories location.