Five women pose in Tiffany Singh's Total internal reflection

What do Te Papa’s five Kates (well, four Kates and a Katie) have to say about their famous namesake, Kate Sheppard, who successfully led the quest for New Zealand women to gain the right to vote 125 years ago this year?Read more

Independent women invest here poster, 2015, New Zealand, by Kiwi Wealth Limited. Gift of Kiwi Wealth Limited, 2017. Te Papa (GH025081)

This year sees the 125th anniversary of the granting of women’s suffrage in New Zealand. Te Papa is proud to be commemorating this event, and one of the ways we will be marking it is by collecting ten objects that explore the diversity of women’s experiences as they have worked to achieve positive social change.Read more