Kōrero: Labour Party

First woman member of Parliament

First woman member of Parliament

This is pioneering politician Elizabeth McCombs around 1933, the year she replaced her late husband as MP for Lyttelton, to become New Zealand's first woman MP. McCombs was a lifelong socialist and campaigner for women's rights.

Te whakamahi i tēnei tūemi

Alexander Turnbull Library, Advisory Committee of Women's Affairs Collection
Reference: 1/2-150372-F

Permission of the Alexander Turnbull Library, National Library of New Zealand, Te Puna Mātauranga o Aotearoa, must be obtained before any re-use of this image.

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Peter Aimer, 'Labour Party - Māori and women in the Labour Party', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/34053/first-woman-member-of-parliament (accessed 13 December 2019)

He kōrero nā Peter Aimer, i tāngia i te 20 Jun 2012, updated 1 Jun 2015