Below are links to speakers from the 2016 convention.
Due to technical ~ The Weaving House was unable to reproduce talks by our first speaker Prue Kapua – National President of Te Ropu Wahine Maori Toko i te Ora – Maori Women’s Welfare League, Rae Duff – National President of the National Council of Women NZ, Sue Kedgley of United Nations Women Aotearoa and the opening address by Dame Margaret Sparrow.
Three more of the talks given at the 2016 convention do not appear here as they contain sensitive information. We’ve also to reproduce further presentations from our General Assembly Programme ~ Hoping to have the
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Here is a copy of that programme from 2016.
Professor Barbara Brookes – A History of New Zealand Women.
Meg Rayner – Thomas – Women’s Health, Body Image. Women’s Health Action New Zealand.
Dr Nicola Gaston – Why Science is Sexist.
Series 2 The Weaving House Questions from the audience
Dr Deborah Russell – The One Vs The System
Professor Judith Pringle – Women & Pay Equity.
Dr Anna Powles – The Global Women Peace & Security-Security Agenda. A message read by Amy Pearl.
Series 3 The Weaving House – Questions from the audience.
Dr Farah Palmer – Negotiating an uneven playing field. Women in Sport.
Paula Penfold – Giving a Women a Voice. Women in the Media.
Noeline Munro – Opening General Assembly –“We know we’re strong enough, are we brave enough?”
Jan Logie Member of Parliament – Green Party Spokesperson for Women.
Margaret Pittaway – Rural Women New Zealand.
Jo O’ Connor –The Power of the Keys – Self Defence
Laura Williamson– Local Poet . The Boy-Wife Song. Closing Series 4 – The Weaving House.
Carmen Veranda – Opening the Weaving House Panel Discussion “When You’re Good to Mama, Mama’s Good to You”
Michèle A’Court – Renaissance woman – We are in the 4th Wave.
Dame Margaret Sparrow – 16 Reasons Why Abortion Law Should Change.
Louise Nicholas – National Sexual Violence SurvivorsAdvocate – Being a part of the future is huge.
Dame Suhki Turner & Panel Discussion – The Weaving House 2016