New Zealand women became the first in the world to win the right to vote 125 years ago.
On 19 September 1893 the Electoral Act 1893 was passed, giving all women in New Zealand the right to vote.
As a result of this landmark legislation, New Zealand became the first self-governing country in the world in which all women had the right to vote in parliamentary elections.
The election on 28 November 1893 was when New Zealand women voted for first time.
This week there are many events around the country to celebrate the 125 year anniversary.