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Zonta Offers Scholarships to Deserving Young Women

Tuesday, 4 August 2015, 5:29 pm | Zonta

The Zonta Club of Mangawhai recently held a very successful Trivial Pursuit Night on 23rd July to raise funds for their 5th Annual Award for Young Women. Due to the generosity of the community and their sponsors, the club is able to offer 2 scholarships ... More >>

Thoughts for Anzac Day 2015 by Dame Margaret Sparrow

Monday, 13 April 2015, 3:37 pm | Zonta

As we commemorate the centennial of the battle of Gallipoli it is fitting that we remember the men who fought and the many who died in this battle and the many other battles of WW1. More >>

"Make it Happen" Internationl Women's Day

Thursday, 5 March 2015, 2:31 pm | Zonta

United Nations established International Women’s Day in 1977 to celebrate the rights of women and international peace. Members of Zonta International around the world have a very special reason to celebrate. Zonta International, founded in 1919, is ... More >>

Young women recognized for their leadership

Tuesday, 3 February 2015, 11:40 am | Zonta

Wellington Mayor Celia-Wade-Brown hosted the 2015 Zonta International Young Women in Public Affairs Awards. The winners were Anna Collett and Brittany Young. More >>

Young women recognized for their leadership

Monday, 2 February 2015, 11:56 am | Zonta

Wellington Mayor Celia-Wade-Brown hosted the 2015 Zonta International Young Women in Public Affairs Awards. The winners were Anna Collett and Brittany Young. More >>

Auckland Student Wins Zonta International Business Award

Thursday, 20 November 2014, 11:46 am | Zonta

Kate McCaw, a student at Auckland University was named the recipient of the prestigious Zonta International Jane M Klausman (JMK) Woman in Business Scholarship for 2014. Kate is 4th Year Student at Auckland University studying at the Business School and ... More >>

Zonta Club to Take a Stand Against Gender-Based Violence

Wednesday, 19 November 2014, 3:04 pm | Zonta

During the 16 Days of Activism against Gender Violence (25 November – 10 December), the Zonta Club of Wellington, along with members of the local community, will join nearly 1,200 Zonta clubs in 67 countries for the Zonta Says NO to Violence Against ... More >>

High Tea with Zonta - A great success!

Thursday, 6 November 2014, 1:32 pm | Zonta

For those of you who were unable to attend the High Tea with Zonta at the refurbished Khandallah Hall, you missed an afternoon treat! Zontians and friends were encouraged to enjoy High Tea in a vintage set up. Club committee members took up the challenge ... More >>

Inspirational Dinner at the Philippine Embassy

Wednesday, 15 October 2014, 11:57 am | Zonta

To mark 121 years since women gained the right to vote in New Zealand, Suffrage Day, 19 September, Her Excellency, Virginia Benavidez, Philippine Ambassador to New Zealand hosted an inspirational dinner for fourteen college students from the Wellington ... More >>

Zonta: 2014/15 Young Women in Public Affairs Award

Tuesday, 14 October 2014, 1:02 pm | Zonta

The Zonta Clubs of Wellington and Mana are pleased to invite Year 13 students to apply for the Zonta International 2015 Young Women in Public Affairs Award. The Young Women in Public Affairs (YWPA) Awards programme recognises young women for their ... More >>

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 >>

 

 

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