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Margaret Sievwright's birthday - March 19th

A walk around Makaraka Cemetery to celebrate Margaret's birthday, International Women's Day (on March 8), and Women's History Month.

Business Professional Women Gisborne members lay flowers on the grave of Margaret Seivwright at Makaraka Cemetery. Picture by Liam Clayton, Gisborne Herald, 19/03/2022

Born in 1844, Margaret Seivwright was the leader of the Gisborne branch of the Women's Christian Temperance Union New Zealand, which was active in advocacy on women's issues , and was a major force in the women's suffrage movement. Photo by Gillian Ward

Makaraka Cemetery - Gisborne Business and Professional Women Tour
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