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Lynn McKenzie's Celebratory Dinner

Wednesday, 20 August 2014, 2:26 pm | Zonta

Zontians, guests, family and friends from all around New Zealand gathered to celebrate 25 years of service by Lynn McKenzie ONZM, devoted to Zonta not just in New Zealand but around the world. More >>

Global campaigner for women honoured by Zonta International

Friday, 6 June 2014, 12:44 pm | Zonta

On 4 June 2014 Zonta members from around New Zealand attended a luncheon at the Quality Hotel in Auckland to honour Dr Marilyn Waring who was presented with the prestigious Zonta International Honorary Membership. Dame Silvia Cartwright and many of Dr Waring’s ... More >>

Top Zonta Woman Recognised in the Queen’s Birthday Honours

Thursday, 5 June 2014, 1:32 pm | Zonta

Congratulations to Lynn McKenzie, our International President of Zonta International and the Zonta International Foundation. She became an Officer of the New Zealand Order of Merit in recognition of her services to women in the Queen’s Birthday ... More >>

Zonta supports increased paid parental leave

Friday, 16 May 2014, 3:05 pm | Zonta

Zonta International New Zealand made written and oral submissions in support of Labour MP Sue Moroney’s bill to increase paid parental leave to 26 weeks and welcomes the National Government’s budget announcement yesterday. The increase from 14 weeks ... More >>

Dr Laura Green PhD - Winner of the 2014 Zonta Science Award

Wednesday, 7 May 2014, 1:57 pm | Zonta

Dr Laura Green of Wellington is the winner of the 2014 Zonta Science Award. Laura was presented with her prize by His Excellency, Lt Gen The Rt Hon Sir Jerry Mateparae, GNZM, QSO, Governor-General of New Zealand, at a special reception hosted at Government ... More >>

Hutt Valley Artist Neke Moa Wins Zonta Design Competition

Friday, 28 March 2014, 11:14 am | Zonta

The Zonta Club of Wellington was delighted to meet Upper Hutt artist Neke Moa, winner of the Design Competition for a new Zonta Science Medal. The medal is very special, as it will be presented to the winner of the 13th biennial Zonta Science Award. More >>

Wellingtonians Celebrate International Women’s Day

Tuesday, 11 March 2014, 10:02 am | Zonta

A Breakfast was held at Parliament on Friday to celebrate International Women’s Day. The event was organized by UN Women in partnership with the Zonta Club of Wellington and was fully subscribed. Women from across the city breakfasted with girls from ... More >>

Zonta Celebrating Women – Empowering and Inspiring Change

Friday, 7 March 2014, 10:15 am | Zonta

Zonta Celebrating Women – Empowering and Inspiring Change International Women’s Day/Zonta Rose Day 8 March 2014 Globally, members of Zonta International are celebrating International Women’s Day and Zonta Rose Day. In the week leading up to 8 March ... More >>

Civic Recognition for Top Young Women

Monday, 10 February 2014, 5:12 pm | Zonta

A special award ceremony is to be held to recognise two of the Wellington region’s young women leaders. More >>

Zonta makes a stand to STOP Violence against Women and Gir

Tuesday, 26 November 2013, 9:21 am | Zonta

The Zonta Club of Wellington brought this serious issue to the attention of Wellingtonians on Sunday 24th of November. Supported by representatives from other women’s organizations, women and men got together to make a stand against gender based violence and highlight ... More >>

Taking a Stand Against Gender-Based Violence

Friday, 22 November 2013, 5:39 pm | Zonta

On 25 November, Zonta Clubs throughout New Zealand will be visible in their communities wearing orange ribbons and taking a stand against gender based violence. Activities will continue during the 16 Days of Activism against Gender Based Violence – an ... More >>

All Welcome to Walk with Zonta!

Tuesday, 19 November 2013, 10:50 am | Zonta

As part of a global campaign, the Zonta Club of Wellington will be taking a Walk in the Park to highlight the need to STOP violence against women and girls in Wellington. The community is invited to walk with us to demonstrate our solidarity as well as ... More >>

A Glitzy Night at the Roxy

Wednesday, 12 June 2013, 11:15 am | Zonta

Zonta’s sell-out fundraising event was held on Monday night at The Roxy in Miramar. Baz Luhrmann’s film, “The Great Gatsby”, starring Leonardo DiCaprio, Carey Mulligan, Joel Edgerton and Tobey Maguire was the attraction. Of course with any ... More >>

Wellington and Mana Young Women in Public Affairs Awards

Wednesday, 13 March 2013, 4:57 pm | Zonta

At a special civic ceremony this week Sarah Pereira and Laura Blake were presented with the Zonta Young Women in Public Affairs Award (YWPA). The award recognises leadership qualities in young women within the school and community as well as academic ability. More >>

Young Women in Public Affairs Award Recipients Named

Wednesday, 13 March 2013, 11:14 am | Zonta

At a special civic ceremony this week Sarah Pereira and Laura Blake were presented with the Zonta Young Women in Public Affairs Award (YWPA). The award recognises leadership qualities in young women within the school and community as well as academic ability. More >>

Amelia Earhart Day & Fellowship Award Recipient

Wednesday, 9 January 2013, 4:51 pm | Zonta

Amelia Earhart the first woman to fly solo across the Atlantic, the first woman to be awarded the U.S. Distinguished Flying Cross and the first woman transatlantic passenger. More >>

Auckland student wins international Scholarship

Monday, 10 December 2012, 4:42 pm | Zonta

Nupur Upadhyay from Auckland University nominated by the Zonta Club of Auckland has been awarded the prestigious Zonta International Jane M Klausman Woman in Business Scholarship for 2012.The award is open to women pursuing an undergraduate degree ... More >>

Women in Business Award 2013

Tuesday, 27 November 2012, 11:42 am | Zonta

Since 1999 the Zonta Club of Christchurch-Canterbury has assisted many business women to develop their business with a cash award. More >>

Wellington Woman Honoured as International Leader

Tuesday, 14 August 2012, 10:32 am | Zonta

Taking a lead on projects working with Unicef in Rwanda to prevent mother to child transmission of HIV and with women suffering from obstetric fistula in Liberia will be all in a day’s work for Wellingtonian Lynn McKenzie who took on the role of ... More >>

New Zealand Woman to Lead International Service Organisation

Monday, 9 July 2012, 11:15 am | Zonta

Next Thursday in Torino, Italy, Lynn McKenzie, will be installed as the President of Zonta International, the first New Zealander to achieve this office. “I feel so honoured to be given this opportunity,” says Lynn. More >>



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