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Michele A’court Joins “Donate A Kate” Suffrage Campaign

Thursday, 17 September 2020, 6:15 am | Auckland Women's Centre

Kate Sheppard led the successful fight for women’s voting rights 127 years ago, and Auckland Women Centre hopes “Kate” will lead them to further wins for women this week. The Centre is asking people to “Donate A Kate”, the $10 bill featuring ... More >>

Public forum to celebrate the diversity of muslim women

Tuesday, 25 June 2019, 9:17 am | Auckland Women's Centre

From appearing in the international comedy festival to helping refugees as a doctor in Afghanistan, the achievements of the panellists at an upcoming public forum “Celebrating Muslim Women” are impressive and varied. More >>

Celebrating the Unsung Mahi of Wāhine Māori

Friday, 5 October 2018, 10:29 am | Auckland Women's Centre

The Auckland Women’s Centre welcomes the community to Mana Wahine, this Tuesday 9 October at 7pm at the Western Springs Community Hall. Part of the commemorations of 125 years since suffrage, the evening will be a chance to celebrate the lives ... More >>

#MeToo Community Forum – Auckland, Tuesday 29th May

Monday, 28 May 2018, 9:49 pm | Auckland Women's Centre

The Auckland Women’s Centre will hold a #MeToo Forum on Tuesday 29th May at Western Springs Community Garden Hall – an opportunity to discuss what #MeToo means in Aotearoa. More >>

Best-selling feminist author Clementine Ford in Auckland

Monday, 11 September 2017, 4:17 pm | Auckland Women's Centre

Auckland Women’s Centre is thrilled to host an evening with one of Australia’s most well-known feminist thinkers and author of best-selling book “Fight Like a Girl”, Clementine Ford, this Wednesday 13th September. More >>

Government cut highlights the need for a Women’s Fund

Tuesday, 6 June 2017, 10:05 am | Auckland Women's Centre

Following a Government cut in funding which has forced Auckland Women’s Centre to close its Parenting Project for Single Mums and their Families, the Centre is calling on all political parties to pledge to establish a Women’s Fund. More >>

Feminist Parenting Forum

Tuesday, 28 March 2017, 9:57 am | Auckland Women's Centre

Auckland Women’s Centre is hosting a forum on Feminist Parenting in Mt Eden tomorrow night. A large crowd is expected to turn up to hear speakers Emily Writes, Tania Pouwhare and Sisilia Eteuati share their experiences and insights. More >>

Women and Homelessness Forum

Thursday, 3 November 2016, 1:47 pm | Auckland Women's Centre

Auckland Women’s Centre will host a public forum this Monday evening to highlight the rising incidence of women and homelessness. More >>

Trolls, Dick Pics, Revenge Porn: online harassment

Friday, 23 September 2016, 4:17 pm | Auckland Women's Centre

If you’re online, on social media and a woman in New Zealand, it’s highly likely you’ve experienced online harassment. This type of harassment is at epidemic levels with almost ¾ of women under the age of 30, and half of all Kiwi women affected. More >>

Auckland Women’s Centre to host 'Suffragette'

Monday, 2 November 2015, 12:01 pm | Auckland Women's Centre

A special advanced screening of SUFFRAGETTE is being organised by the Auckland Women’s Centre on November 15th. Suffragette is the first feature film to tell the story of the working class women at the turn of last century Britain who risked everything ... More >>

Forty and Fabulous

Monday, 13 July 2015, 3:57 pm | Auckland Women's Centre

In 1975, ‘A Feminist Centre for All Women’ was set up by the Auckland Women’s Liberation group on Ponsonby Road. More >>

Sundance Sell-out Foxy Feminist comedy premieres in NZ

Wednesday, 3 June 2015, 1:50 pm | Auckland Women's Centre

The Auckland Women’s Centre is proudly bringing the first screening of hilarious lesbian buddy comedy ‘ The Foxy Merkins’ to the Capitol Cinema later this month. More >>

Women’s Centre Forty and fabulous!

Friday, 24 April 2015, 10:28 am | Auckland Women's Centre

The Auckland Women’s Centre is hosting events this year to celebrate its fortieth anniversary, including a Charity Art Auction at The Works Hair Salon in Grey Lynn on the sixteenth of May. More >>

Film Screening Highlights Need for Abortion Law Reform

Monday, 2 March 2015, 2:53 pm | Auckland Women's Centre

Rachel Rayner, from the Abortion Law Reform Association New Zealand reminds viewers at Auckland Women’s Centre’s premiere of ‘Vessel’, that abortion is still a crime in New Zealand. More >>

Celebrating Women, Music and Poetry

Monday, 10 November 2014, 4:56 pm | Auckland Women's Centre

The Auckland Women’s Centre is hosting ‘Blossom and Hum’, a gig celebrating women in music and poetry on Sunday 23 November at The Portland Public House in Kingsland. More >>

Mystery Film for Community Fundraising Event Revealed

Friday, 1 August 2014, 12:45 pm | Auckland Women's Centre

The Auckland Women’s Centre is excited to reveal the mystery film to be screened at its upcoming fundraising event will be The Punk Singer! The Punk Singer is a documentary film that delves into the life and work of Kathleen Hanna, a woman best known for ... More >>

Wise Wāhine Speak: four amazing wāhine Māori speakers

Wednesday, 23 July 2014, 5:58 pm | Auckland Women's Centre

“ How often do you get the chance to hear four amazing wāhine Māori speakers in one night? ” said Marama Davidson, spokesperson, Te Wharepora Hou. This wāhine Maori community group has teamed up with Auckland Women’s Centre and Living Wage ... More >>

The Auckland Women’s Centre Hosts Mystery Film Event

Tuesday, 22 July 2014, 1:18 pm | Auckland Women's Centre

The Auckland Women’s Centre is hosting a fundraising film evening at 7pm on Sunday 10 August 2014, at the Capitol Cinema in Balmoral, Auckland. While all details have been confirmed, the film itself remains a secret. More >>

Alice Walker: Beauty In Truth

Monday, 30 June 2014, 2:25 pm | Auckland Women's Centre

Two Women’s Centre’s, North Shore and Auckland, are partnering to screen Alice Walker: Beauty In Truth, at The Vic Cinema, Devonport on 13 July 2014. More >>

A Night of Feminist Cinema and Fabulous Eateries In Balmoral

Monday, 26 May 2014, 2:20 pm | Auckland Women's Centre

Mia Wasikowska leads this Australian true story as Robyn Davidson – a young woman who traversed 2,700km of brutal desert on foot, from Alice Springs to the Indian Ocean. More >>