National Council of Women of New Zealand. Taranaki Branch

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The collection consists of records for the National Council of Women of New Zealand, Taranaki Branch 1930-2013.
The National Council of Women (NCW) was formed in 1896, went into recess in 1910 and was reconstituted seven years later. Initially called the Women's Parliament, the NCW has lobbied for law reform which would raise the status of women in New Zealand. Over the years it has been and continues to be, the co-ordinating body and oracle for numerous women's organisations on a political level.
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  Box 1

Minute book. 1930-1937.

Minute book. 1937-1947.

Minute book. 1947-1951.

Minute book. 1951-1954.

Minute book. 1954-1957.

Minute book. 1957-1959.

Minute book. 1960-1963.

Minute book. 1963-1969.

Minute book. 1969-1978.

Minute book. 1978-1989.

Minute book. Executive Committee. 1986-1995.

Book. Monthly register.

  Box 2

Minute book. 1989-1997.

Minute book. 17 June 1997 – 15 November 2005.

Minute book. 21 February 2006 – 16 April 2013.

Folder. Annual reports, 1963-1985.

Folder. New Plymouth Sewerage Disposal Scheme, 1980.

Folder. The Johnson Report, 1978.

Folder. Submission to the Select Committee of Women's Rights, 1974.

Folder. Submission of Inquiry into Equal Pay, 1971.

Folder. Dr Doris Gordon Memorial Fund.

Folder. Miscellaneous.

Booklet. "A Century to Celebrate". Script for entertainment arranged by Suzanne Raper with songs and interlinked with text. Performed for the Taranaki Branch of the National Council of Women at a commemorative dinner at the Westpoint Complex, New Plymouth, on 16 November 1996, as part of the suffrage centennial celebrations.

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