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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 >>

Zonta Says No to Violence Against Women

Friday, 27 November 2015, 9:31 am | Zonta

The Zonta Club of Rotorua is asking the local community to “Imagine a World Free From Violence”, as part of its annual ‘Zonta Says NO to Violence Against Women’ campaign. Clubs members are riding 16 k’s for 16 days to highlight the 16 days ... More >>

Zonta Honours Lesley Elliott MNZM

Wednesday, 30 September 2015, 8:14 am | Zonta

Lesley Elliott was honoured as the ‘Zonta New Zealand Woman of the Biennium’ at the Zonta International, District 16, National Conference held in Rotorua recently. More >>

Nominations now open for the Zonta Awards

Tuesday, 22 September 2015, 1:32 pm | Zonta


Celebrating 50 Years of Zonta in New Zealand

Tuesday, 15 September 2015, 12:37 pm | Zonta

Rotorua will host a National Zonta Conference, on 18 – 20 of September. Zonta is a global organization of professionals who work together to empower women worldwide through service and advocacy. More >>

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 >>



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