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Telling Stories

Telling Stories: Waikato Wāhine is an exploration into the lives of five trailblazing women in Waikato history.

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Telling Stories - 23-04-2019
This Episode: Waikato Wahine: The War nurse. In this special ANZAC commemorative episode historian and author Jane Tolerton talks about the role of women in the war – before Kelli Pike uncovers the story of Louisa Higginson, a Waikato nurse who paid her own way to London before signing up to serve in Malta and Egypt.
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Telling Stories - 16-04-2019
This Episode: Waikato Wahine - The Activist. Eva Rickard worked tirelessly for land rights, social justice and for the government to honour Te Tiriti o Waitangi.
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Telling Stories - 09-04-2019
This Episode: The Artist – Adele Younghusband was a photographer, artist and arts advocate.
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Telling Stories - 02-04-2019
This Episode: Waikato Wahine - The Businesswoman – Mary Jane Innes was one of Hamilton’s first female businesswomen. She saved two breweries from bankruptcy and forged a business legacy for her family and the city.
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Telling Stories - 26-03-2019
This Episode: The Politician – Dame Hilda Ross was Hamilton’s first female politician. She contributed to music and charitable causes in Hamilton before using politics to improve the lives of children and women.
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