When New Zealand women voted in the 1899 election, the third general election women were able to vote in, they were still unique – no other country’s franchise allowed women to vote in national elections. Those gathered in this 1899 photograph were going to the polling booth in the Drill Hall in Rutland Street, Auckland.
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Auckland City Libraries - Tāmaki Pātaka Kōrero, Sir George Grey Special Collections
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