Kōrero: Women’s movement

Men's meeting

Men's meeting

Many men believed women should be able to vote in national elections. At this 1892 meeting those speaking included politician Sir John Hall, Parliamentary leader of those supporting women’s suffrage, and Methodist minister and prohibition leader Leonard Isitt, regarded as one of New Zealand’s greatest orators. Meetings like this attracted many people, whether or not they supported women getting the vote – in the days before television and radio, public meetings were a popular form of entertainment.

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Megan Cook, 'Women’s movement - The 19th-century women’s movement', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/document/27885/mens-meeting (accessed 18 November 2019)

He kōrero nā Megan Cook, i tāngia i te 5 May 2011