Sue Kedgley is a former broadcaster who later was elected to Parliament as a Green Party MP, was one of the founders of Auckland University Women’s Liberation and one of the originators of the Second Wave of feminism in New Zealand. She has served as a local body politician and is a member of the Wellington District Health Board.
Events at Word
SUE KEDGLEY: FIFTY YEARS A FEMINISTSaturday, 28th August 1:00 pm
In her new memoir, Fifty Years a Feminist, Sue Kedgley tracks a dynamic life through journalism and politics. She swaps stories from the frontlines and discusses the state of feminism with Christchurch Mayor Lianne Dalziel.
WORD GALA: THIS PLACE YOU RETURN TO IS HOMEFriday, 27th August 8:00 pm
Five of our festival stars tell us about their place to return to, their tūrangawaewae, and what home means to them. A night of new and original storytelling not to be missed with Patricia Grace, Rick Gekoski, Sue Kedgley, Tayi Tibble and Kate Camp, hosted by Michèle A'Court.