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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 >>

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 >>



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