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Te Whare Waiutuutu Kate Sheppard House Entry - January

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NZ$0 – NZ$15
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Discover the story behind celebrated leader of the New Zealand women’s suffrage movement, Kate Sheppard

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Explore the Christchurch 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 confirming that women had been granted the vote.

Session times

We recommend booking your session in advance. Session start times are every half hour to allow for physical distancing.

If you have any problems, ring the friendly hosts on 03 341 1360 or email

Covid-19 Protection Framework update

Te Whare Waiutuutu Kate Sheppard House is now open under the traffic light system.

To visit us, you will need to present your Vaccine Pass to staff and follow our requirements for the traffic light setting on the day, which you can find here:


Limited parking is available on the street, please allow extra time for parking during university term time. Try the University of Canterbury's pay and display Clyde carpark on Arts Road (5 minute walk), or take bus 100 or 120, which both have stops outside on Clyde Road. Please contact us prior to booking if you require accessible parking.

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Kate Sheppard House is proudly cared for by Heritage New Zealand Pouhere Taonga.

For any queries, or for group bookings larger than 12, please email us at or call us on 03 341 1360.

We currently offer guided and self-guided tours, including a tour and tea experience, for you to discover the inspiring and world-changing story of Kate Sheppard and the New Zealand women's suffrage movement.

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