Elizabeth Yates, the first woman mayor in the British Empire in 1893. Photo supplied by Sir George Grey Special Collections, Auckland Libraries, AWNS-19081210-6-1.

Elizabeth Yates: Triumph and Tragedy


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Date

Saturday 14 October, 2pm-3pm

Venue

St Peter's Church

Corner of Church Street and Onehunga Mall, Onehunga

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Cost

Free

Enquiries

No bookings required

Details

In 1893, Elizabeth Yates became the first woman mayor in the British Empire, at a time when women were not on the political scene.

Phil Sai-Louie talks about her turbulent mayoralty and tragic life and death.





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