Suf­frage Day walks

Nelson Mail - - NEWS -

A walk along Trafal­gar St in Nel­son is planned for to­mor­row to com­mem­o­rate Suf­frage Day and en­cour­age people to vote in the gen­eral elec­tion. Nel­son Pay Eq­uity Part­ner­ship spokes­woman Pip Jamieson said people were in­vited to gather at the Church Steps at 11.50am. From there, the group in­tended to walk along Trafal­gar St to an ad­vance voting place on Bridge St. The event is called the Walk for Kate in ref­er­ence to Kate Shep­pard, who in 1893 led the cam­paign to achieve the vote for women.

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