Live stream from 7pm tonight (Tuesday 18 September) featuring Jacinda Ardern as Guest Editor, Trailblazers and The Postcard Project. Watch it here from 7pm
Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern will be the Guest Editor of the New Zealand Herald's 125th Suffrage edition to be published on September 19.
The commemorative edition will mark the anniversary of New Zealand women winning the right to vote on September 19, 1893, becoming the first country in the world to do so.
The Prime Minister said: "It's a huge honour to be asked to guest edit the Suffrage 125 anniversary edition of the New Zealand Herald. It's an assignment I'm approaching with a great sense of responsibility."
Herald Premium Content Editor Miriyana Alexander said the Prime Minister was a fitting Guest Editor for the occasion. The pair have begun planning the edition, and Alexander said Ardern was full of great story ideas.
"The Prime Minister is going to roll her sleeves up and write some pieces, and is pursuing some great interview subjects. She will also be in the Herald newsroom on the night to join our team in putting the paper to bed."
Make sure you pick up a copy of the New Zealand Herald on Wednesday September 19.
More features from the Herald for the 125th anniversary of Women's Suffrage:
Trailblazers: As part of the Herald's extensive editorial coverage celebrating the 125th anniversary of Women's Suffrage, next week we will launch Trailblazers: 125 Kiwi Women Who Changed the World.
The interactive project, which features 125 profiles of empowered Kiwi women, also includes a 12-episode video series, sharing the stories of some of our brightest trailblazers – funded by NZ on Air. Find out more
The Postcard Project: We asked women around the world - wahine toa in politics, literature, arts, activism, sports and community leaders - to sign and write a personal message on a bespoke postcard to be published in Canvas magazine on Saturday 15 September and to be part of an exhibition at Auckland War Memorial Museum Tamaki Paenga Hira. Find out more