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Zonta International New Zealand marks Suffrage anniversary

Wednesday, 19 September 2018, 2:20 pm | Zonta

On the 19th of September 1893, Governor Lord Glasgow signed a new electoral act into law which gave all New Zealand women the right to vote. It was a momentous occasion that didn’t come without years of hard work by suffrage campaigners throughout ... More >>

Zonta New Zealand Women of Achievement 2019 Awards

Wednesday, 19 September 2018, 2:19 pm | Zonta

On this special day of 125 years of women’s suffrage in New Zealand, Zonta New Zealand celebrates this milestone by opening nominations for the Zonta New Zealand Women of Achievement 2019 Awards. More >>

Zonta International (NZ) forms partnership with PADA

Friday, 27 July 2018, 3:17 pm | Zonta

Zonta International District 16 (New Zealand) is delighted to announce a two-year partnership with Perinatal Anxiety & Depression Aotearoa (PADA) to help educate health care providers who are supporting families experiencing perinatal mental illness. ... More >>

Zonta stand tall at community awards

Wednesday, 25 July 2018, 4:09 pm | Zonta

Porirua City Council congratulates the Zonta Club of Mana for taking out the Porirua section of the 2018 Wellington Airport Regional Community Awards. More >>

Zonta Announces 2018 Science Award Recipient

Thursday, 7 June 2018, 7:49 pm | Zonta

The 15th Biennial Zonta Science Award winner will be announced by the Governor General, the Rt Hon Dame Patsy Reddy, at a ceremony at Government House on Thursday 7 June 2018. The Award was established in 1990 by the Zonta Club of Wellington to further ... More >>

Helen Clark Receives Award at Women’s Day Breakfast

Thursday, 8 March 2018, 5:23 pm | Zonta

This morning former Prime Minister RT Hon Helen Clark was awarded International honorary membership of Zonta an international women’s rights and advocacy organisation. More >>

Talented Auckland Student Wins Prestigious Zonta Award

Sunday, 1 October 2017, 9:20 pm | Zonta

Talented Auckland Student Wins Prestigious Zonta International Young Women in Public Affairs Award Emilly Fan has been named as the recipient of a Zonta International and a Zonta International New Zealand District 16 (Zonta) Young Women in Public Affairs ... More >>

Helen Clark Named Honorary Member of Zonta International

Saturday, 15 July 2017, 1:36 pm | Zonta

The Right Honorable Helen Clark, Former Prime Minister of New Zealand and Former Administrator of the United Nations Development Programme and Chair of the United Nations Development Group, Named Honorary Member of Zonta International Zonta International ... More >>

Strong Partnership Preventing Relationship Violence

Tuesday, 20 June 2017, 4:43 pm | Zonta

Strong Partnership Preventing Relationship Violence Zonta International supporting the Sophie Elliott Foundation Loves-Me-Not Programme More >>

Say NO to violence: a panel discussion

Friday, 25 November 2016, 2:01 pm | Zonta

The Zonta Club of Auckland and Auckland Libraries are holding a panel discussion addressing the issue of violence against women and children. More >>

Zonta Says No campaign 2016

Wednesday, 23 November 2016, 12:27 pm | Zonta

Friday 25 November 2016 is the beginning of a worldwide campaign of “Zonta Says No to Violence against Women” by women’s group Zonta. More >>

Capital! Steampunk out vote the Zonta Club of Wellington

Monday, 26 September 2016, 2:44 pm | Zonta

Sounds of booing, hissing and, at times, clapping could be heard from within the Khandallah Town Hall as over seventy ladies and gentleman attended the Zonta Club of Wellington’s Suffrage Day High Tea on Sunday; an occasion to celebrate 123 years ... More >>

Women of Achievement recognised at a Suffrage Day High Tea

Monday, 26 September 2016, 2:42 pm | Zonta

From left to right: Vanisa Dhiru, Lynn McKenzie, Prof Emerita Jean Fleming, Beverly Shore Bennett, Mayor Celia Wade-Brown, Heather Henare, Dame Margaret Sparrow, Louise Nicholas. All recipients of the Zonta 50 Women of Achievement. More >>

Suffrage Day High Tea – Launch of Digital Trail of Light

Wednesday, 14 September 2016, 11:29 am | Zonta

The Zonta Club of Wellington has been working on the Trail of Light and Landmarks Exhibition in conjunction with not only the Wellington Cathedral of St Paul, where the exhibition is permanently housed, but also with the convenor of the former Trust ... More >>

The Women’s Debate 2016: More Women in Parliament

Thursday, 28 July 2016, 2:05 pm | Zonta

In a democratic and gender equal society, we should expect that 50% of MPs would be women. The introduction of MMP in 1996 increased the number of women MPs to 35%; in 2008 it was 41% and by the 2014 election, the number had declined to 38%. So there ... More >>

Mathematician wins the Zonta Science Award

Thursday, 2 June 2016, 9:47 am | Zonta

Amy Van Wey Lovatt is the first mathematician to win the Zonta Science Award. Last night, she received her prize at a ceremony held in The Grand Hall, Parliament hosted by the Minister for Women, the Hon. Louise Upston. More >>

50 Women of Achievement Recognised by Zonta New Zealand

Friday, 11 March 2016, 10:53 am | Zonta

New Zealand is full of selfless, courageous women. In this year’s 50th Anniversary of Zonta Clubs in New Zealand, special recognition has been given to fifty of these women - Women who have worked hard to focus their passion, drive and valued time ... More >>

50 Women of Achievement Recognised by Zonta New Zealand

Tuesday, 8 March 2016, 9:32 am | Zonta

New Zealand is full of selfless, courageous women. In this year’s 50th Anniversary of Zonta Clubs in New Zealand, we give special recognition to fifty of these women - “Women of Achievement”- women who have worked hard to focus their passion, ... More >>

Zonta Club of Wellington Welcomes Appointment

Friday, 4 March 2016, 10:02 am | Zonta

Zonta Club of Wellington is delighted to learn that Lynn McKenzie ONZM has been appointed the Chief Executive of the National Council of Women of New Zealand. More >>

Leadership Rewarded

Sunday, 21 February 2016, 3:46 pm | Zonta

Congratulations to Hannah Ward, a former pupil at Samuel Marsden Collegiate School, this year’s winner of the Zonta Club of Wellington Young Woman in Public Affairs Award. She was presented with her award recently at a ceremony hosted by Porirua ... More >>

 

 

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