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March 2018

Our Wāhine

March 8 @ 9:00 am - September 20 @ 6:00 pm

Our Wahine is an illustrated history of New Zealand’s extraordinary women created by New Zealand artist Kate Hursthouse To celebrate the 125th anniversary of Women’s suffrage in New Zealand, Kate will be illustrating 125 women from New Zealand’s history between March and September 2018. The text is being researched and written by Kate’s mother Karen Brook. This mother/daughter passion project aims to create a visually exciting and accessible overview of the role of New Zealand women throughout history. For more information…

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May 2018

Wahine Kākano – NZ Young Women’s Festival

May 26
AUT University Auckland, New Zealand + Google Map

The first NZ Young Women’s Festival (Wahine Kākano) which will be held at AUT in May 2018. It will target young women mainly at school / school leavers.

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#YouthToo Youth Week Panel – “Culture, Identity and Feminism”

May 26 @ 4:30 pm - 7:00 pm

This is a Shakti Youth-led event featuring performances, an exhibition and a panel discussion of young people from Asian, Middle Eastern and African backgrounds who are all high school students. They are all involved in family violence prevention activities in their school and communities. The #YouthToo Panel will be made up of youth from around Auckland and they will discuss issues around culture, identity and feminism. In light of the recent #MeToo movement there have been endless conversations around feminism, consent and…

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YouthToo Panel: Culture, Identity and Feminism

May 26 @ 4:30 pm - 7:00 pm

For Youth Week 2018, Shakti Youth would like to invite you to the #YouthTooPanel! The #YouthToo Panel will be made up of youth from around Auckland and they will discuss issues around culture, identity and feminism. In light of the recent #MeToo movement there have been endless conversations around feminism, consent and gender-based violence, but very few have addressed these topics from a youth perspective. At the #YouthToo Panel, the panelists will share their thoughts on feminism and consent and how it intersects…

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GirlBoss Leadership Summit

May 27 @ 10:30 am - 2:30 pm
PHAB Youth Community Space, 8 Auburn Street
Auckland, Auckland 0622, New Zealand
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The GirlBoss leadership Summit brings together you and 49 other changemakeHers to create positive change, be inspired and meet other like-minded girls. Join the GirlBoss New Zealand team for a day of inspiration that promises to be energising, refreshingly honest and packed full of the learning you need to be a leader of tomorrow. You will connect with other like-minded girls and leave feeling empowered to act on issues you are passionate about. Oh, and you won't be going hungry -…

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June 2018

Waiora: Te-Ū-Kai-Po (The Homeland)

June 1 @ 7:30 pm - June 9 @ 7:30 pm
Hannah Playhouse, 12 Cambridge Terrace, Te Aro
Wellington, 6011 New Zealand
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$15 - $29

Feel the raw and moving power of this story of belonging and the bravery and courage than can be required to stay true to your heritage. So universally relevant over time and location to each of us, that no one will be left untouched! The year is 1965. A Maori family, recently migrated to the South Island from the East Cape, prepares to celebrate a birthday with their Pakeha guests. Waiora explores differing interpretations of home and belonging. It addresses “all of…

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The New Zealand Women’s Leadership Symposium

June 5 @ 9:00 am - June 6 @ 3:15 pm
Cordis Auckland (formerly The Langham Hotel), 83 Symonds St, Grafton
Auckland, 1010 New Zealand
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Women leaders across New Zealand will come together to hear from an exceptional line up of inspirational speakers and explore topics including gender equality, career advancement and life fulfillment.

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YWCA Auckland spoken word competiton

June 28 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Youthline Manukau, 145 St George St
Papatoetoe, Auckland, Auckland 2025 New Zealand
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YWCA Auckland are holding their inaugural spoken word competition and it's set to be a night of hot poetry, sizzling truths and even more fiery performances. And better yet, we'll even feed you - catering and good vibes provided.  The theme of the night is "gender issues and feminism" so get ready for some dope rhyme and good, feminist-ing times. Interested in performing? You should be! It's open entry for those between 14 - 25, and there's $500 up for grabs…

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September 2018

CV and Job Interview Skills Workshop

September 15 @ 9:30 am - 1:00 pm
Auckland Women’s Centre, 4 Warnock Street, Grey Lynn
Auckland, Auckland New Zealand
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$20 - $60

This workshop is happening on Saturday 19 May and is aimed at helping women identify their transferable skills, produce a marketable CV, prepare for job interviews, and build their confidence to achieve their potential. Whether you are re-entering the job market after years of putting your career on hold while attending to parenting and family needs, creating a CV for the first time, or if you just want to take the next step, this workshop could be very beneficial for…

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November 2018

A Woman’s Place

November 29 @ 7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Auckland Town Hall, Queen Street
Auckland, 1010 New Zealand

Join the Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra and special guests for a concert celebrating 125 years since women won the right to vote in New Zealand.

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