International Women's Day

International Women's Day 2018 - Taranaki Events

International Women’s Peace Walk at Parihaka

Date:  Thursday, 8 March 2018
Time:  11am - Overnight
Location:  Parihaka Pa, 246 Parihaka Road, Pungarehu 4685
Event:   Powhiri And Overnight Stay (BRING YOUR GEAR).  Speakers will be Marama Davidson and Te Inaaha Urutahi, Maata Wharehoka, Stephanie Mines, and Roxanne Casemayou.
Cost:  Koha
Contact:  Maata Wharehoka | | 0-27-896 6759 Or 0-6-7638701

Sandra Coney IWD Speech 8 March 17, Wellington





Title:  International Women’s Day, 47 years on, how far have we come?

8 March 2017

Sandra Coney


International Women's Day 2018 - Wairarapa Events

Local details to come.

Theme:  Achieve gender equality and empower rural women and girls. Together we can empower rural women in the Pacific.

At IWD events in 2018, we are raising funds for UN Women projects in Papua New Guinea. See details of the current project we are supporting – Meri Seif Bus (Safe Transport for women) in Port Moresby.

For further information, please contact the International Women's Day Co-ordinator, Barbara Bedeschi-Lewando.

UN Women National Committee Aotearoa New Zealand President, Barbara Williams - message for International Women’s Day 2017


UN Women National Committee Aotearoa New Zealand President’s Message for International Women’s Day 2017

On International Women’s Day we celebrate our successes and prepare for the challenges ahead.

In 2017, the global theme is “Women in the Changing World of Work: Planet 50:50 by 2030”.

2017 ushered in a new sense of activism and urgency for women worldwide starting with the global March for Women in January.

International Women's Day 2018 - Manawatu Events

Zonta Club of Manawatu

Date:  Thursday, 8 March 2018
Time:  7am - 8:30am
Location:  Manawatu Golf Course
Event:   International Womens Day Breakfast with guest speaker Dame Annette King
Cost:  $35
Contact:  Anne Walker | |  0-27-415 4105

International Women's Day 2018 - Marlborough Events

Zonta Marlborough

Date:  Thursday, 8th March 2018
Time:  7 - 9am
Location:  Marlborough Convention Centre
Guest Speaker:  Wing Commander Bernadette Pothan
Ticket:  $35 each.
Contact:  Libby MacDonald (021) 1055 003

International Women's Day 2016 - Dame Silvia Cartwright Speech

Fifty Years of Feminism.  And the future?

Fifty Years of Feminism.  And the future?


Rau rangatira mā 

E hui tahi nei,

Nau mai, haeremai,

Kia whakanui tātou i tēnei rā whakahirahira,

Te Rā mō ngā Wāhine katoa o te Ao.

Kia ora huihui tātou katoa.



Distinguished guests


Welcome, welcome here,

Where we can celebrate this important day,

International Women’s Day.

Greetings to us all gathered.




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