Petitions asking that women be allowed to vote were presented to Parliament from the 1880s onwards. This one, with 25,520 signatures, was presented in 1893, the year New Zealand women finally got the vote. It is now held by Archives New Zealand in Wellington.
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Alexander Turnbull Library, Dominion Post Collection (PAColl-7327)
Photograph by Melanie Burford
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