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Investiture Monday 24 September

This evening 16 New Zealand women received their insignia from Dame Patsy at an investiture at Government House in Wellington. The all-women ceremony was held to acknowledge the acheivements of women in the 125 years since women's suffrage was granted.

Amongst the recipients were sex workers' rights advocate Dame Catherine Healy, equal pay advocate Kristine Bartlett and food writer Annabel Langbein

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Image of Dame Catherine wearing korowai Te Iti Kahurangi

Image of Kristine Bartlett, of Lower Hutt, CNZM, for services to equal pay advocacy

Image of Annabel Langbein, of Auckland, ONZM, for services as a food writer

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