Waikato District Council joined other groups and organisations around the country in commemorating 125 years since women succeeded in obtaining the vote.
A special breakfast was held at Council which was followed by presentations from guest speakers:
• Tipa Mahuta (Waikato Regional Council deputy chair),
• Parekawhia McLean (chair of Waikato-Tainui’s parliament Te Whakakitenga o Waikato),
• Janet Gibb (Waikato District Councillor and Business and Professional Women New Zealand vice president)
• and Crystal Beavis (Waikato District Health Board member).
The event was organised by a group of staff led by Cr Janet Gibb.