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She had to leave her home and family to find her identity.
Tapu Misa says we need to hear more from inspirational Maori and Pacific women.
When Selina Tusitala Marsh goes to schools young Pasifika girls come up for bear hugs.
This summer we look back at the best stories of the year. This is from September.
20 December was the anniversary for Māori women to vote. Made with funding from NZ On Air.
Eliza Wallis (née Hart) was one of the founding members of the National Council of Women.
A Kate Sheppard rose has been planted in Te Puna Quarry Park to honour the historic woman.
EDITORIAL: It is 125 years on Wednesday since women used their right to vote.
We were world leaders on social security in 1938. We can be so again, argues Mike O'Brien
Suffragette Kate Sheppard featured on Wikipedia's home page today.
Dame Georgina Kirby is a staunch advocate for women's rights.
COMMENT: Kiwi women are eye-wateringly over-represented in domestic violence statistics.
"Women lack absorption, concentration, power of thought, largeness of emotional horizon."
Comment: If we can do it in politics, why is business so hard?
Growbright founder Natalie Norman talks about the rise of mumentrepreneurs.
Art exhibition raise visual voices to address gender inequality.
COMMENT: The right to vote was never the destination; it was the start of a journey.
It's been 125 years since women won the right to vote in this country.
"I think we're near normalising women in leadership."
COMMENT: Sport and feminism continue to be troubling aspects of NZ's media landscape.
COMMENT: Dame Fiona Kidman asks what future hold for women's reproductive rights in NZ.
COMMENT: Respect for the mana of all people breeds equality.
Marilyn Waring, Ruth Richardson, Dame Annette King and Dame Tariana Turia share a story.
Young mums share incredible stories of challenges and hope with our Prime Minister.
We asked local women what Suffrage 125 means to them.
Tonight PM Jacinda Ardern was the guest editor for the NZ Herald Suffrage edition.
Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern will be in the editor's chair at the Herald on September 19.
Whangārei Zonta Club has donated white camellias to the city in honour of Suffrage Day.