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Unveiling of the Kate Sheppard National Memorial in Christchurch (1st of 4)

Unveiling of the Kate Sheppard National Memorial in Christchurch

Crowds of women surround the newly unveiled memorial to women's suffrage leader Kate Sheppard in Christchurch on 19 September 1993 – the 100th anniversary of women gaining the vote in New Zealand. The sculptor of the memorial was Margriet Windhausen, a Dutch-born New Zealander who had also sculpted a memorial to Abel Tasman.

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Jock Phillips, 'Anniversaries - Anniversaries since 1990', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/43037/unveiling-of-the-kate-sheppard-national-memorial-in-christchurch (accessed 16 November 2018)

Story by Jock Phillips, published 20 Jun 2012