Suffrage 125 celebrations - Race to the polls

10am - 11am
Nov. 24, 2018
FREE
Grey District - Mawhera The Heart of the West Coast

Race to the polls to celebrate 125 years in Greymouth.

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10am: Assemble outside Grey District Library. Come in Victorian costume or suffragette colours: green, white and purple. Planting of a Kate Sheppard camellia.


10:10am: Organised march, along Mackay Street footpath across the pedestrian crossing and into Tainui Street, assembling in the town square. Welcome address.


10:25am: Re-enactment of Election Day, 28 November 1893, and the far-famed Mackay Street race to the polling booth.


10:30am: Presentations. Judging of the best dressed participants. Suffrage 125 Event Group photo with 'Mrs Benyon' and 'Mrs McPherson.'

10am - 11am
Nov. 24, 2018
FREE
Grey District - Mawhera The Heart of the West Coast

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