Collection: Curiosity cards

Curiosity cards | He Tohu — Women's suffrage

Curiosity cards

These cards are designed to inspire inquiry.

Each has a context for exploring and learning, featuring an image of a unique heritage item of Aotearoa New Zealand and related examples of 'fertile questions'.

The cards include links to relevant online content (enabling you to access background information, basic concepts and other resources), and suggested search terms to help you locate supporting material.

A blank template is also included so that you can design your own, local cards.

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Te Rangitopeora

 
Image credit: Dylan Owen.

2017 women's march

Image credit: Alexander Turnbull Library. Reference 1/1-021086-G.

The bicycle and women's suffrage

Image credit: Davis collection. Auckland War Memorial Museum. Reference PH-CNEG-C5101.

Meri Te Tai Mangakāhia

Image credit: Sir George Grey Special Collections, Auckland Libraries. Reference 661-23.

Te Rangitopeora

Image credit: Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa. Reference GH024772.

Frances Parker's Women's Social and Political Union Medal for Valour

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Image credit: Alexander Turnbull Library. Reference 1/2-031495-F.

1893 anti-suffrage cartoon

Image credit: Archives New Zealand. Digitised 1893 Women Suffrage Petition Roll Sheet 304.

Mere Hakaraia's signature on the Suffrage Petition

Image credit: Alexander Turnbull Library. Reference EPH-D-WOMEN-Glendining-Women-1985-01.

Girls can do anything

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