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Meri Te Tai Mangakahia (1868–1920), campaigner 4 women’s suffrage in New Zealand. “[I move to allow] women 2 vote & women 2 B accepted as members of the parliament…There R many women who have been widowed & own much land….There R many women who R knowledgeable of the mngmnt of land where their husbands R not…There have been many male leaders who have petitioned the Queen…Perhaps the Queen may listen to petitions [from] her Maori sisters.” ~1893 address to Maori Kotahitanga Parliament

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Meri Te Tai Mangakahia (1868–1920), campaigner 4 women’s suffrage in New Zealand. “[I move to allow] women 2 vote & women 2 B accepted as members of the parliament…There R many women who have been widowed & own much land….There R many women who R knowledgeable of the mngmnt of land where their husbands R not…There have been many male leaders who have petitioned the Queen…Perhaps the Queen may listen to petitions [from] her Maori sisters.” ~1893 address to Maori Kotahitanga Parliament

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