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Kate Sheppard House Self-Guided Tour

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Discover the story behind celebrated leader of the New Zealand women’s suffrage movement, Kate Sheppard.

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Enjoy a self-guided tour of Kate Sheppard's house in Ilam, Christchurch.

Sessions start every half hour from 10am with the last session starting at 3pm.

Explore the family home where Kate led a campaign of national and international activism, planning strategies with leading feminists of the time, and pasting together the pages of the monster 31,872-signature women's suffrage petition.

Stroll through the garden where Kate received the telegram on 19 September 1893 informing her of winning the vote for women.

Limited parking is available on the street, or try the University of Canterbury's pay and display carpark on Arts Road (5 minute walk). Please allow extra time for parking during university term time. Please contact us prior to booking if you require accessible parking.

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