Meri Te Tai Mangakahia

22 May 1868 – 10 October 1920. Campaigner for women's suffrage in New Zealand.

Paying homage

Rotorua women marched to vote

121 years ago New Zealand women were the first in the world to win the right to vote. To commemorate the event, and pay homage to the likes of Meri Mangakahia of Te Tai Tokerau, and Kate Sheppard, Rotorua women marched today to vote early.