Reclaiming Our Herstory: New Zealand Women and World War One


An event for women to consider war and peace, the WW1 commemorations and our place in history.

Saturday 28 March 9:30am – 4:00pm
St John’s in the City cnr Willis and Dixon Streets Wellington


9:00am Doors open

Victory will be theirs? Women and the all-consuming ANZAC mythology.
Grace Millar

He Aha Te Utu: The True Cost
Devised and performed by Diane Candy, Raylyn Christian, Nancy Fulford, Anja Kutsch, Julia Millen and Elspeth Preddy, with support from the British Council, the Goethe-Institute and Wellington City Council. Directed by Claire Hewitt. Produced by Nicola Pauling

Women Writing World War One:
Anne Else on Katherine Mansfield
Claire-Louise McCurdy on Robin Hyde’s novels on the war and the ‘peace’

12:30pm – 1:30pm LUNCH

Otago Families and World War One: Rachel Patrick

Outing Auntie Cal: Hilary Lapsley

Amazons of Aotearoa: New Zealand women who went to the first World War.
Jane Tolerton

The Past in the Present: what have we learned?

Admission $10, please purchase tickets on Eventfinda Cash only door sales. Ticket price includes morning and afternoon tea.


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